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Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

Providing pathways in Art & Design, Drama and Music, Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts continues to develop the skills and confidence of many inspiring artists and performers.

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



Over the last 30 years we have increased our portfolio to include Degrees, a Graduate Diploma and a Master's. We have established links with leading organisations including Hearst Magazines, publishers of ELLE magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar and institutions such as University of the Arts London Awarding Body, Kingston University and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


As a student you will be actively supported through a hands-on-approach, extensive contact time with your lecturers and all the equipment, materials, space and time you need to discover and develop your own individual voice and style as a creative artist. Our goal is to provide you with the best possible environment in which to meet your full potential.

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Housing services

We offer a range of halls of residences for different age groups, the majority of which are all single en-suite. All residences for students all within a short walk or bus journey of the College and City Centre.We try to ensure that students live with other students of a similar age, and all of our over-18s are housed separately. Continuing students who are over 18 also have the option of self-catering accommodation, if certain conditions are met.

Student Life

Campus life

Built over three floors the Campus includes:

  • 15 studios
  • 3 music rooms
  • 4 Drama studio
  • 3D studios ( architecture and interior design/ product design)
  • Graphics and illustration studios
  • Craft studio
  • Pattern cutting and garment construction rooms
  • Wet room & dye room
  • Woodwork and metal workshops
  • Fine art studios
  • Fashion studios
  • Photographic studios x 3
  • Moving image studio
  • Sound recording
  • Life drawing studios
  • Casting studio
  • Makeup studio


Accredited by Trinity College London

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My overall experience has been really great! I've made good friends thanks to the fact that our groups were quite small, best thing is possibility to have 'one to one' with all the tutors; all of them are very knowledgeable and hands on every creative topic. Our studio felt like a big family. I have excelled my expectations with grades and achieved 1st multiple times in my...

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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