NDA News

Graduation 2019!

  On Wednesday 10th July, members of the National Design Academy tutor team alongside proud friends and family gathered in a tent in the gorgeous Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire. This was to celebrate and congratulate the graduating class of 2019. Our students’ incredible achievements continue to make us so proud, and this was a chance…

Read More
Diplomas and Degrees: What’s the difference?

Written by NDA senior tutor, Vicky McClymont Choosing which course to study (and indeed, where) can be a daunting task at the best of times, but throw in the confusion of academic qualification terminology such as Diploma, Degree, Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) or Higher National Diploma (HND), you’d be forgiven in trying to demystify what…

Read More
Student Spotlight: Anabia Hassan

“They say you’re incredibly lucky if you get to pursue all your passions in a single lifetime; I for one, have been fortunate in that regard.” – Anabia Hassan Here at the National Design Academy, we are so proud of our global community. The beauty of offering online courses is the accessibility; anyone, around the…

Read More
Student Spotlight: Zoe Perks

Seeing our students’ success is our biggest joy. After first unleashing their creativity through our outstanding courses, watching them use their skills and knowledge in the real world is amazing. A perfect example of this is former Diploma in Professional Interior Design student, Zoe Perks. Last year, she entered and won the Best Interior Room…

Read More
Barbara Seidelmann – Student Spotlight

Meet Barbara Seidelmann, 5 Star Plus Retail Design Managing Director and former NDA student. Barbara left her previous employment job in 2012 in order to build up her new business. While she was registering and creating the company she was finishing the last two modules with the National Design Academy. She mentioned: In her interview…

Read More