Norwich University of the Arts is a dynamic and creative community providing arts, design, architecture and media education.
The best way to experience what NUA has to offer is to see for yourself at one of our open days for undergraduate or postgraduate courses.
|Undergraduate Open Days|
|Dates to be confirmed|
|Postgraduate Open Days|
|Thursday 25 January 2018|
|Thursday 1 March 2018|
|Thursday 17 May 2018|
|Thursday 19 July 2018|
|Saturday 1 September 2018|
Find out from our student bloggers and staff about NUA’s vibrant student experience to reveal what it’s really like to study here and be a student in the heart of Norwich.
A short documentary by BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image graduate Laura Wadha has been shortlisted for three film festivals. Laura’s film, Flight, follows the story of her two cousins’ journey from Syria to Europe. It was be shown at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York and Norwich Film Festival in November and the London Short Film Festival in January.
Judges of the renowned TIGA games industry awards have crowned Norwich University of the Arts the UK’s Best Educational Institution 2017. The accolade was announced at an awards ceremony at the V&A in London in November as TIGA played host to big name brands, studios and professionals from across industry.
Now in their fifth year, the awards honour the best games, businesses and practitioners in the UK games sector. The judges were looking for a “world-leading” educational institution with a track record of “delivering high proportions of its students into graduate level jobs” and with “strong links with industry”. NUA was one of eight universities around the UK in the running for the best institution award, and was also a finalist in the Best Education Initiative and Talent Development category.
“Top 10 for academic experience”
Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017
Norwich University of the Arts is ranked 10th in the annual league table of the UK’s higher education institutions for teaching quality, according to the 2018 edition of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The top 10 national ranking for teaching quality – also the highest in the Eastern region – follows NUA’s gold-rating for teaching in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) earlier this year. Find out more.
Annually, BA (Hons) Textile Design students have the opportunity to showcase their final work at emerging design exhibition, New Designers in London. Third year Textile Design student, Amelia Ellwood was awarded the Kalopsia Associate Prize for her abstract and bold interior and fashion prints. Amelia was presented the Award at the Industry Private view in London, June 2017. Find out more about NUA’s Textile Design awards and news.
14 November 2017 – 20 January 2018
East GalleryNUA is the first venue on the national tour of the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017. The exhibition shows the breadth of contemporary drawing practice and includes work by 65 artists, including NUA graduate Jade Montserrat.
NUA has been awarded ‘Gold’ by the Department for Education in recognition of its excellent standard of teaching.
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel have identified teaching, learning and outcomes for students at NUA as being consistently outstanding. It is of the highest quality found in the UK, with only 26% of all providers awarded this accolade.
Find out more about NUA’s Gold rating.
A snapshot of our creative campus at Norwich University of the Arts.
“NUA is going to be the most impressive arts university in the world.”
Sir John Hurt
NUA Chancellor 2012 – 2017
All you need to know about coming to NUA from outside the UK.
Consistently rated as one of the safest and ‘greenest’ cities in the UK, Norwich combines a rich heritage and history with an exciting and contemporary atmosphere. Find out more about living in Norwich.
“A great arts scene depends on a very strong relationship with universities and Norwich University of the Arts are a really incredibly important part.”
Sir Peter Bazalgette
Chairman of Arts Council England