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Thank you for your interest in Norwich University of the Arts.

Norwich University of the Arts is a successful specialist University, offering high quality courses in creative arts at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our mission is to be the best Specialist University for Arts, Design, Architecture and Media study in Europe, producing graduates of the highest quality and inspiring students and staff to achieve excellence in the creative and cultural spheres.

We are a dynamic, contemporary and creative community providing art, design and media education from a unique campus in the heart of Norwich. As a new employee you will join a dedicated, friendly team of academic and professional support staff. We realise that making career choices requires careful consideration and that you need as much information about an organisation as possible to ensure it is the right move for you.

We hope that you find our pack provides you with an insight into working at Norwich University of the Arts, that as you read about us you will be inspired by our ethos and plans for the future of the University and that you will want to join our team.


If you require any further information regarding our vacancies please contact Human Resources at

email jobs@nua.ac.uk
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Committed to equality and valuing diversity.


£7.99 per hour, plus 30p per hour discretionary supplement

12.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 6:30am to 9:00am

We are seeking a Cleaner to join the busy cleaning team at the University premises located in the centre of Norwich.

You will carry out a daily cleaning schedule to ensure the University premises are maintained in a clean and tidy manner at all times. Duties include cleaning floors, emptying waste bins, cleaning toilet facilities, dusting and polishing, dealing with spills and operating cleaning machines to wash and scrub floors and stairs. You will also be required to carry out intensive cleaning of the University buildings out of normal term time and other cleaning tasks as directed by the Cleaning Supervisor.

Previous cleaning experience is essential together with the ability to undertake duties with a flexible approach and minimal supervision. You with have a positive attitude and pride in maintaining a clean environment and be trustworthy, punctual and reliable.

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th February 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday 28th March 2018


2 x Postgraduate Research Degree Bursaries (EU/UK)

PhD fees-only student bursaries

Research programme starting September 2018

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is pleased to offer two PhD fees-only Student Bursaries to outstanding applicants seeking to begin a programme of research with NUA in September 2018. Both bursaries are open to EU and UK applicants who wish to pursue either practice-based or text-based research and will be awarded as follows:

PhD fees-only student bursary: Pattern and Chaos (1 award)

This bursary will be awarded to a candidate whose proposed area of study aligns with the university’s research theme Pattern and Chaos. Priority will be given to applications demonstrating experience and skills in one (or more) of the following associated areas: algorithmic design; materials exploration; structure and form.

More detailed information on the ethos and activities of Pattern and Chaos may be accessed at: www.nua/patternandchaosblog.wordpress.com

PhD fees-only student bursary: Open call (1 award)

This bursary will be awarded to a candidate whose proposed area of study falls within one of the university’s three research themes: Created and Contested Territories; Human Interfaces; Pattern and Chaos. The proposed approach should be discipline appropriate and enable a critical, and advanced, exploration of the applicant’s chosen topic.

Further information about NUA’s research themes may be found at: www.nua.ac.uk/research/themes/

How to apply

Applicants who wish to be considered for one of the PhD fees-only Student Bursaries on offer may find it useful to refer to the Research pages on the University’s website (www.nua.ac.uk/research/) and the University’s Research Strategy 2015-2020 (www.nua.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/NUA_Research_Strategy_2015-2020.pdf).

If you are interested in studying with us and would like to arrange an informal discussion about potential research proposals and the application process please contact the NUA Research Office: research@nua.ac.uk.

Applicants should complete the University’s Preliminary Application to Study for a Research Degree form in the first instance indicating on page 4 of the form that they also wish to be considered for a bursary. Your application should be accompanied by a 1,000-word proposal that follows the guidelines available in the application pack. Selected applicants will be invited to attend an interview at the University.

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th February 2018