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NUA named a 2016 top creative university

NUA has been voted one of the top five creative universities in the country by students. Nearly 11,000 students were surveyed by Which? University across 100 UK universities with NUA voted as one of the top five for creative scene. To find out more about the rankings, visit the Which? University website.


“The course at NUA gave me confidence in my work and when I graduated I knew how I wanted to progress and in what direction I wanted to take my work.”

– Which? University student opinion

“The opportunities given to me to display my work in exhibitions and also spaces within the university and around the city are really brilliant.”

– Which? University student opinion

Creative campus

Find your inspiration on our creative campus.

Press and media

NUA news stories

Staff and students featured in NUA press releases are available for further comment.

Interview requests

Our academic staff are leading practitioners and researchers in the fields of the arts, design and media. They are available to provide expert comment on regional, national and international news stories related to higher education and the creative arts.

On campus filming and photography

All camera crews and photographers need advance permission to operate on the NUA campus. Alternatively the University has a wealth of photography and footage which can be provided on request.


Members of the press are welcome to attend all events at NUA. Most exhibitions on the campus, including the Degree Shows, will have a private view event in advance of the public opening for the press and special guests. Details of these events are available on request.

Press visits

We are delighted to arrange campus tours and on-campus interviews with staff and students.

Media Contact

Paul Hill
Head of Communications

Call +44 (0) 1603 753270
email press@nua.ac.uk