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.
Graduates and staff shortlisted for prizes at Holt Festival 2020
Staff and graduates across Fine Art, Illustration and Photography have been shortlisted.
Film directed by Animation graduate featured on BBC Introducing Arts
Graduate Chris Dunleavy directs the short film which is voiced by Adam Buxton.
Film and Moving Image Production graduate work projected onto Barbican Centre
Alex Kozobolis collaborated with musician Erland Cooper for the project.
Work in Progress: the NUA graduate podcast
MA Games graduate Jake Montanarini discusses his graduate podcast, Work in Progress.
Being Productive During Lockdown: A Graduate’s Perspective
Graduate Charlie Denning talks about starting a creative job in lockdown and how to stay productive.
We are Makers and Creators: Animation Lecturer, Jon Dunleavy
Award-winning lecturer, director & animator. Meet BA Animation Lecturer Jon Dunleavy.
How we redesigned a brand: Butterfly Cannon x Montezuma’s
Graduates Chris Murdoch and Andy Coy who work for Butterfly Cannon redesigned the brand