We’re proud of our extended family here at NUA. Around the corner and across the world, our graduates are following their passions and doing amazing things.
Whether you leave with a well-mapped career plan, dreams of starting a business, or something else entirely, choosing to study at NUA is the start of a journey that lasts a lifetime. We’re here to support you after you graduate, whatever comes next and whichever path you choose.
We’ve got lots of advice for students looking to forge a career in the creative economy. Find out how we can support you in your next move.
Get help starting a business
Got an idea? Lots of NUA graduates have started successful creative companies. Find out what support NUA offers to help you ignite your entrepreneurial spark.
Thousands of graduates make up the thriving NUA alumni network, continuing a relationship with the University that lasts a lifetime. From networking events to careers workshops, mentoring support and more, we’re proud of how much our former students give back.
Former students are NUA’s greatest ambassadors. Upon graduation you automatically become a member of the alumni network and continue your relationship with NUA through networking events, careers workshops, mentoring support and the regular printed magazine Beyond.
Further Study at NUA
Postgraduate study at NUA can accelerate the development of your creative practice. And all NUA graduates who take a taught MA at the University receive a £500 bursary.
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Free Lunchtime talk with Carl Rowe
Friday 5 October 2018
BA Fine Art Course Leader on current show Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break.
Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break
Tuesday 11 September - Saturday 13 October 2018
Bringing together 20 of the artist's recent prints from three different series.
A Portrait of Britain – alumni Joe Lang on his selected image
Joe Lang's image selected for the British Journal of Photography's Portrait of Britain book.
Moving past tradition – a case for redesign
Read a short interview with alumni Philip Carter about the redesign of our Degree Certificate.
Alumni Interview with Josh Allen, Senior UX/ID Designer
"The games industry is everything I wanted for my career"
Alumni Interview with Laurence Berry, Interaction Designer
"At NUA, I realised design can positively affect the real world"
Alumni Interview with Amy Shore, Senior User Experience Consultant
"Being able to communicate your ideas in a clear and interesting way is key"