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National Design Academy Graduation – Class of 2017

Graduation Ceremony 2017

Graduation Day Tuesday, 11th July 2017, the National Design Academy (NDA) and our academic partner Staffordshire University, joined to celebrate the Graduation of the Class of 2017. The ceremony was held at Trentham Gardens, Staffordshire; the beautiful Italian Gardens by the lake being the perfect setting to celebrate the day. Graduation day is looked forward […]


National Design Academy Graduation – Class of 2017 – Highlights

Audience Hats

Graduation Ceremony Tuesday, 11th July 2017, the National Design Academy (NDA) and our academic partner Staffordshire University, joined to celebrate the Graduation of the Class of 2017. The ceremony was held at Trentham Gardens, Staffordshire; the beautiful Italian Gardens by the lake being the perfect setting to celebrate the day. Here are some of the […]


NDA Case Study: Gina Everett | Foundation Degree (FdA) in Interior Design

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“I would recommend the NDA because it is a fun and student-driven establishment with plenty of support if studying open learning. It has great processes in place to get all the information you need for each section of your course but also to improve yourself further with the recommended reading lists and extra workshops.” After […]



NDA Case Study: Amy Johnson | BA (Hons) in Interior Design

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“Studying via distance learning allows for the development of time management skills – having two jobs and studying a degree has definitely allowed me to learn how to effectively manage my time and prioritise tasks.” Amy Johnson left school with a keen interest in studying Psychology and Criminology, but after two attempts at two different […]