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Join a thriving academic and professional community at a university that’s renowned for outstanding teaching quality, industry-standard facilities and high rates of satisfaction among the 2,000+ students currently studying a wide range of arts, design, architecture and media subjects.
Our ambition is to be the best specialist university for arts, design, architecture and media in Europe. Our overriding commitment is to our students and staff, exemplified through the excellence of our teaching, the rigour and ambition of our research and scholarship, and the quality of our resources.
We are located in a unique campus in the heart of the city of Norwich, Norfolk.
We are seeking to appoint a NEACO Outreach Officer to support and work with NUA Higher Education Champions to deliver outreach activities to creative students in schools and colleges from years 9 to 13.
NUA is seeking a senior leader to develop and deliver an ambitious research and knowledge exchange strategy, which focuses on the role of creativity in recognising and addressing global challenges.
To assist us in driving our strategic and creative vision forward, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational professional and experienced academic to join our course team.
We are seeking to appoint Lecturers with the skills and experience to join our team of dedicated Games staff to teach on BSc (Hons) Games development.
We are seeking to appoint Lecturers with the skills and experience to join our team of dedicated Games staff to teach on BSc (Hons) Games Development.
We are seeking to appoint a part time hourly lecturer to join our team of architectural educators in support our undergraduate students as they explore creative and technical/environmental design; we are specifically looking for lecturers/tutors in the areas of design studio and technical studies (construction detailing/environmental studies).
This part-time hourly lecturer role involves working primarily with our Year 1 Illustration students, though some sessions may be scheduled with other year groups.
We are looking for an enthusiastic lecturer who can teach at all levels across the course, focusing on design thinking and commercial awareness in relation to printed textiles and surface design / embellishment
We are looking for an enthusiastic Fashion Lecturer who can teach at all levels across the course, providing contemporary fashion design for industry sessions.
We are looking to appoint two full-time, campus-based, Team Leaders to supervise a busy team of course administrators.
We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Student Support Advisor to join its busy and expanding Student Support team.
the University is now seeking to appoint a Technician who will support the delivery of an inclusive learning environment from our Media Resource Centre.
Tracing its history back to 1845 and the Norwich School of Design, NUA is one of the great British art schools. We were granted university status in 2012, with the late Oscar-nominated actor, Sir John Hurt, serving as NUA’s first Chancellor.
NUA alumni have contributed to some of the most iconic companies, brands and designs of the 20th and 21st centuries. Our celebrated alumni include painter Sir Alfred Munnings, Turner Prize nominee Glenn Brown, Bob the Builder creator Keith Chapman, Oscar winning Production Designer Stuart Craig OBE, and Rastamouse creator Genevieve Webster.
Design graduates have founded some of the most successful agencies in the country, including Hat-Trick and Carter Wong. Other students have gone on to work in creative roles in major organisations such as Blitz, BBC, The Sunday Times, Pearlfisher, Design Bridge, Sony, Crytec and Tate Modern.
Former NUA teaching staff include artists Leslie Davenport, Lucian Freud and Michael Andrews.
Take a tour of our campus and you’ll find industry-standard tools, studios and creative spaces in 10 buildings, nestled between the cafes, bars, independent galleries and shops of Norwich’s cultural quarter. You’ll discover medieval buildings with 21st century media labs, and revitalised Victorian factory buildings fitted out with contemporary technology.
NUA was one of three universities shortlisted by the 2018 Guardian University Awards for “Buildings that Inspire”.
Norwich sparks with creativity. Home to a flourishing music and cultural scene, the city’s compact centre houses six theatres, a permanent six-day market, the vintage and independent shops of the ‘Lanes’, two shopping malls and four cinemas. In 2012, UNESCO named Norwich as England’s first City of Literature, recognising a celebrated literary tradition that spans Booker and Nobel prize winners.
Our leadership structure
Strategic Management Group
The Strategic Management Group includes the Vice-Chancellor, Simon Ofield-Kerr, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Angela Robson, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Larra Anderson, Dean of Design and Architecture Professor Hilary Carlisle, Dean of Arts and Media Professor Richard Sawdon-Smith, and the Academic Registrar Angela Tubb.
Senior Management Team
The Senior Management Team includes the members of the Strategic Management Group, Business Director Sarah Steed, Director of Human Resources Kate Secker, Director of External Relations Sarah Hamilton, and Director of Finance Stephen Belderbos.
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