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.
9 D&AD pencils won across BA Graphic Design, BA Graphic Communication and BA Animation courses
20 students across three courses have won a yellow, graphite or wood pencil.
Students and graduates selected for the Assembly House Summer Open 2021
The Assembly House Summer Open runs from 4-10 June 2021.
BA Fine Art student and graduate medals selected for exhibition
Two BA Fine Art students and one graduate selected to exhibit their medals in Cornwall.
Meet the Graduate Makers 2021 – Mahisha Ahmed, BA Interior Design
Spotlight on some of our 2021 graduate Makers & Creators. Meet Mahisha, BA Interior Design.
Meet the Graduate Makers 2021 – Cal Hudson, BA Illustration
Spotlight on some of our 2021 graduate Makers & Creators. Meet Cal, BA Illustration & collage artist
We Are MA: Victoria Catten, MA Textile Design
Part time student Victoria shares her journey from BA Illustration through her MA.
In conversation with…Marcus Whinney, Senior Character Artist
Marcus shares his industry insight and advice for those about to graduate.
We Are MA: Stephen Gombakomba, MA Curation
Graduate Stephen Gombakomba shares talks about his practice and the responsibility of creatives.