Open Days

Open Days

We’d love to meet you at an Open Day.

Speak to staff and student makers and creators, tour our award-winning buildings and facilities and find out about the services and support available that we offer.

Here you will find information on how to reserve your place on either undergraduate (BA/BSc) or postgraduate (MA) events.

2020-21 Undergraduate (BA/BSc) Open Days

  • Friday 19 June – held during our annual Degree Shows
  • Friday 9 October
  • Saturday 17 October
  • Friday 30 October
  • Saturday 14 November
  • Friday 4 December
  • Friday 8 January 2021
  • Friday 18 June 2021

2020 Postgraduate (MA) Open Days

  • Thursday 7 May, 3.00-5.30pm

  • Thursday 16 July, 5.00-7.30pm

  • Saturday 5 September, 12.00-3.00pm

Bookings open two months before the date. If you are unable to make any of our dates but would like to arrange a visit, please contact our Student Recruitment Team

Undergraduate Open Days

The day starts at 10am closing at 4pm and includes:

  • Tours of our award-winning buildings and facilities
  • Student work across our courses
  • An introduction to NUA
  • Visits to the studios and workshops
  • Course specific talks
  • Campus tours led by our Student Ambassadors
  • Accommodation tours
  • Finance, advice, Students’ Union and Student Support talks
  • Portfolio preparation sessions taking a step-by-step look at preparing an arts, design, architecture or media portfolio. You will be able to take away a guide to to help perfect your portfolio

Postgraduate Open Days

  • These events are held in either day or evening
  • A welcome to NUA overview
  • Postgraduate funding
  • Meet our academic Makers and Creators
  • Speak to a relevant Unit Tutor on a one-to-one basis or in a small group
  • Campus tours led by Student Ambassadors.

After booking

After you submit the form you will receive an automated confirmation of your booking, followed by further information about the event closer to the date as well as a schedule.

If you have not received a confirmation email after booking, please email

Maps and schedule

  • You can download the map to our campus below
  • You will be emailed the schedule prior to the day
  • We recommend printing the schedule and map to plan your day as course talks are offered at specific timings and are not repeated.
  • We will email all registered guests the timetable and additional information in advance of each event.

Plan your visit to Norwich

NUA Campus Map

Campus tours

We know how important it is to get a feel for the university you are considering. The best opportunity to find out about our creative community is to come along to an Open Day, where you can meet our academics and learn about courses in much more depth.

The next best thing is to experience life at NUA through a student perspective. Student Ambassador tours take place once a month, showing you around our creative campus, specialist facilities and studios. 

Need more information? Speak with our Recruitment Team

If you have any questions about undergraduate or postgraduate Open Days, or if you are a teacher who would like to arrange a school group visit, we'd love to hear from you.