Founded in 1938, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), University of the Arts Singapore, is Singapore’s pioneer arts institution well-reputed for nurturing generations of artists imbued with the courage to create new breakthroughs in both traditional and contemporary art practices. Through industry-led practices and experiential learning, NAFA builds upon a rich cultural heritage that promotes a spirit of innovation and artistic imagination in Southeast Asia.
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Our dedicated team of experts and specialists will inspire your learning and help you become a confident leader in your chosen field.
Our curriculum embraces a contemporary practice that leverages on our cultural heritage, with the aim of nurturing your creative attitudes and critical thinking.
We offer authentic learning opportunities through industrial attachments and internships, industry and community projects, and teaching practices through a steadfast network of esteemed creative industry partners.
Overseas Learning Experience
Our overseas programmes will enable you to gain critical insight and global exposure to current ideas and innovations.