Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts (CSVPA) is a dedicated arts and performance school in the centre of Cambridge, UK. It offers diploma, foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses across art & design, fashion, music and performing arts.
“Our approach to teaching extends beyond the classroom and studio. It prepares students for when they leave us.”
Our teaching extends beyond the classroom
CSVPA supports students to become the artists they want to be. Our experienced creative arts professionals nurture creativity in an inspiring and diverse environment, so that students develop their talents, skills and confidence.
Education, excellence and innovation in the heart of Cambridge
“The course helped me find my strengths and provided a clear direction for me to grow creatively. The atmosphere and friendly tutors gave me more confidence, which gave me courage to put forward my own ideas and allowed me to grow my creative interests.”
Fay from China, CSVPA China
Art & Design Foundation
“I interned with Gareth Pugh. Before joining the course, I didn’t have the confidence or the connections to make that happen!”
Adrianna from Hong Kong, CSVPA
Progressed to study BA Hons Fashion
“The structure of the course and the support from my tutors has really prepared me for the workplace.”
Galiena from the UK, CSVPA
Progressed to study BA Hons Graphic Design & Illustration
Living in Cambridge
At CSVPA we provide student accommodation for all years of study allowing you to focus on the important things, discovering Cambridge, making friends and getting the most out of your studies. Our under 18s accommodation focuses on maintaining a safe, secure and carefully managed environment with a strong focus on pastoral care. In contrast, our over 18s accommodation is more in line with university-style conditions.