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 communications.
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.
Global Game Jam Online 2021
Student and graduates took part in the annual event, virtually this year.
BA Fine Art graduate in Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2020
Francesca Currie was selected to take part in the 2020 competition.
MA graduate commissioned to install temporary street art in Norwich
Amy Fellows won a commission to install two pieces in Norwich city centre.
Graduate blog: running my 3D studio RenderFolk
David Richard Allan studied his BA and MA at NUA and now runs his studio in Canada.
Student blog – online art gallery and community The Syzygy Project
Fine Art student Jillian Ballas discusses the virtual space realised with two fellow students.
5 Valentine’s Day gifts you can buy from our makers & creators
We've selected 5 items that you can buy from our Makers & Creators whilst supporting local.
10 minutes with Bob the Builder creator and graduate Keith Chapman
We find out about Keith Chapmans education in Norfolk and what advice he might give to students.
My top 3 creative resources
BA Illustration graduate Ailish Beadle shares her top creative resources.