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NUA students move into brand new city centre halls of residence

The All Saints area of Norwich city centre will experience the arrival of 228 new residents this weekend (12/13 September) when a new purpose-built hall of residence is opened for Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) students.

Accommodation building

All Saints Green, located next to Norwich Bus Station on the corner of Queens Road and Bull Lane, is exclusive to NUA and will be the highest specification student accommodation in the City.

The accommodation provides exceptionally high quality en-suite living spaces, an eight floor common room with stunning views of the city and high speed broadband throughout, all within easy walking distance of the NUA campus. The development includes a Grade II Listed annex converted into a yoga studio and café, a landscaped public square and Brompton Bike Hire facilities for both student and public use.

Close up of building

All Saints Green has been delivered by Alumno Developments, which has previously partnered with education providers to provide student accommodation in London, Birmingham and Bristol.

Angela Robson, NUA Deputy Vice-Chancellor, says: “We are delighted with the accommodation at All Saints Green. Adding to the University’s student accommodation provision is a key priority, especially in a year when NUA is awaiting the arrival of its largest ever first year cohort of undergraduate students. The All Saints Green hall delivers exceptionally high quality living spaces equipped to meet the standards of our highly rated student experience which, for the third year running, has been ranked as the best among all specialist arts universities in the UK by the National Student Survey.”

All Saints Green is one of a number of campus building projects being completed at NUA this year. The University will shortly open the newly restored historic Boardman House, providing studios and teaching spaces for its school of Architecture and new media labs and recording studios for its Film and Moving Image Production course. At the same time, NUA’s new digital creative incubation centre will open in the completely renovated Cavendish House building on St Andrews Street, where the start-up business incubation unit, a digital user experience research lab and the University’s new East Gallery will be co-located.

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