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This section covers information relating to the way Norwich University of the Arts is governed and how decisions are made.

It includes information on the legal status of the institution, which individual member of staff or group within the organisation is responsible for specific functions and where they fit in the overall structure of the organisation.

In some instances information from committee minutes will be exempt from disclosure where it contains personal information, information that may damage the commercial interests of the institution or that may threaten the health and safety of specific individuals.

The University’s legal name is Norwich University of the Arts, which is sometimes abbreviated to NUA.

Correspondence Address

Norwich University of the Arts
Francis House
3-7 Redwell Street

Governance structure

Information relating to how Norwich University of the Arts’ management structure is organised and the function and purpose of each part of the management structure.

The membership of the University’s Council is set out in the Instrument of Government. The Articles of Government set out how the governance of the University is conducted though its Council. The Council has delegated certain functions to the following sub-committees:

The academic management of the University is delegated to the Academic Board.

For information relating to how Norwich University of the Arts was established and its standing from the point of view of the law visit Further And Higher Education Act 1992.

Confirmed meeting minutes

Trade union facility time

Trade union facility time — 1 April 2022 – 31 March 2023 (08/2023) 60kb

Financial Resources

Information on the University’s Finances. Information that may damage the University’s commercial interests will be excluded from publication.

These documents have been made accessible in line with our obligations for web content accessibility. Page numbers may differ from the original signed documents.


Information on Norwich University of the Arts’ current Trustees, together with a list of all other charities (if any) of which each trustee is also a member:

How Norwich University of the Arts is organised

Information relating to how the individual units of Norwich University of the Arts are organised and where each unit fits in the overall structure of the institution.

Norwich University Strategy

Access & Participation Plans

The University’s Access & Participation Plan (called the Access Agreement up to and including 2018-19) sets out our commitments to ensure fair access and student success for students from under-represented backgrounds, through outreach work, financial and other kinds of student support.

The Access & Participation Plan and Access Agreements from the past few years are included below. The agreement that applies to a particular student will be the one for the year in which they first entered Norwich University of the Arts. For instance, students who entered the University in 2017/18 should refer to the 2017/18 Access Agreement.

Degree Outcomes Statement

Equality and Diversity

Norwich University of the Arts is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality. If you require documents in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department on 01603 756243 or email

Freedom of Information Act Enquiries

Any queries relating to Norwich University of the Arts’ Publication Scheme should be addressed to:


Information and Resources Office
Norwich University of the Arts
Francis House
3-7 Redwell Street


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