Your time at Norwich University of the Arts will be an unforgettable experience. You’ll meet people who inspire you and visit places that feed your creative imagination. You’ll learn and develop, exploring your passion and discovering new things about yourself.
Our campus is a vibrant and creative hub in the heart of Norwich’s cultural quarter, nestled among an exciting cluster of galleries and museums, cafes and bars, independent and high street shops. Our own city centre gallery space, East GalleryNUA, showcases the best modern and contemporary art. You’ll find everything here you need to thrive artistically and creatively.
Home is where the art is
As well as being a city with an intoxicating blend of heritage, history and exciting contemporary atmosphere, Norwich is also ranked in the top 10 safest towns and cities for students, so whether you choose to live in our high-spec All Saints Green halls in the heart of the city, a short bus ride from campus at Beechcroft, or in private rental accommodation, you’ll feel right at home.
Equipped for success
You’ll hone your practice working in dedicated studios and fully equipped workshops that have been designed to help you build specialist knowledge and flourish in your chosen discipline. You’ll have access to an array of cutting-edge and industry equipment throughout your studies.
Our employability team, who deliver a specialist creative careers service and will help you develop skills that make you stand out, can be found in Ideas FactoryNUA – a dedicated incubation space for creative and digital startups.
"NUA is surrounded by this warm creative atmosphere that is filled with quirky bars, shops, galleries and spaces fitting every mood and style."
BA (Hons) Fine Art
"Norwich is great. It kind of reminds me of my neighbourhood back home in Singapore: quiet but lots of people and you have everything you need."
BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
"NUA means opportunity. An opportunity to engage with something you desire to explore; in every way possible through the support of the university"
BA (Hons) Architecture
"Norwich is a beautiful fusion of modern and historic buildings; there’s an endless list of cafes and restaurants, modern shopping complexes and a river running through the heart."
BA (Hons) Photography
"I have the freedom to explore and develop my practice, with the University’s resources, guidance from course staff, and a creative community to support me and to learn from."
BA (Hons) Illustration
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Norwich University of the Arts shortlisted for three WhatUni Student Choice Awards
NUA has been shortlisted in the 2019 awards, which is entirely judged by students.
Photography graduate commissioned to interpret legacy of City of Culture
Karim Skalli explored the legacy of Hull's 2017 City of Culture.
Students build games in 48 hours in Global Game Jam
NUA students create 13 games in 48 hours in the annual international challenge.
Paul Digby: material-process-object
Tuesday 26 March - Saturday 6 April 2019
This exhibition documents a public project led by the artist Paul Digby between 2016 and 2019.
Meet Our International Team in the USA
Meet us in California to find out about life at NUA.
Meet Our International Team in the USA
Saturday 23 March - Friday 28 March 2019
Meet us in Dallas, Austin and Houston to find out about life at NUA.
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Growing ‘Norridge’ – our hygge inspired pop-up business
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Exploring street food on Norwich Market
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Delving into the independent shops in the Norwich Lanes
Read a blog by student Justine on her top 6 independent shops on the Norwich Lanes.
My favourite places in Norwich
South Korean student Lisa Yong documents her exploration of Norwich through photography.