Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts (CSVPA) is a dedicated coeducational arts and creative enterprise school situated in Cambridge, England. CSVPA offers a wide range of courses, including Diploma, Foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs, covering various disciplines such as Art & Design, Fashion, Music, Performing Arts, and Business. CSVPA places a strong emphasis on fostering industry connections and provides a dynamic and lively student community.
CSVPA is dedicated to fostering a dynamic, inclusive, and diverse learning environment that nurtures creativity, artistic excellence, and personal growth. CSVPA’s mission is to empower students with the skills, knowledge, and industry connections necessary to succeed in the fields of visual arts, design, and performing arts. The school is committed to cultivating a supportive community that encourages innovation, critical thinking, and collaboration while promoting the development of each student’s unique individuality.
CSVPA’s priority is the academic development of its students, achieved through specialized programs, experienced faculty, hands-on learning, industry engagement, and academic support. The school is dedicated to providing a well-rounded education that ensures students are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, and industry connections to thrive in the fields of visual arts, design, and performing arts.
Every CSVPA student has their own Personal Tutor. The aims of our Personal Tutor scheme:
・To build rapport between staff and students and contribute to personalising students’ experience at CSVPA.
・To provide appropriate academic advice and guidance to students throughout their time at CSVPA by monitoring their progress and helping to identify individual needs.
・To foster a close and engaged academic relationship with students and advise and refer students to other school services as appropriate.
・To help to develop students’ ability to be self-reliant and self-reflective and their ability to use feedback to best advantage.
CSVPA’s MA students have successfully pursued careers with renowned global brands like Vivienne Westwood and Esquire magazine. Furthermore, graduates holding Extended Diplomas and Foundation qualifications have gained acceptance into esteemed universities and conservatories, including prestigious institutions such as Parsons School of Design in New York, Central Saint Martins, Kingston University, Trinity Laban Conservatoire, RADA, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of Westminster, among others.
Extracurricular Activities and Personal Development
At CSVPA, students have access to a wide variety of extracurricular activities, such as art exhibitions, workshops, guest lectures, collaborative projects, gallery visits, cultural events, and participation in student clubs and societies. These activities play a vital role in providing students with valuable opportunities to cultivate personal growth, enhance their skill sets, and immerse themselves in the arts beyond their academic coursework.