NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Life at NIDA

Life at NIDA

At NIDA, students receive globally-renowned arts education and training. We also ensure our students get the most out of their NIDA experience by offering resources for domestic and international students, ranging from financial assistance to health and wellbeing resources.

Resources for Students

  • How to apply

    The NIDA application varies depending on the course. Learn more about requirements here.
  • Scholarships

    Scholarships are open to future and enrolled students. Find out if you meet the criteria here.
  • Policies & procedures

    For detailed information regarding enrolment and life at NIDA, relevant policies can be found here.
  • Study abroad

    Interested in spending a semester at NIDA in Sydney? Look into our course options for international students.
  • International students

    NIDA welcomes applications from international students for enrolment in our Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Arts courses.
  • Accommodation

    NIDA doesn’t offer on-campus housing, but there are many options for students to consider. Find out more here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for more info about NIDA courses, admissions and facilities? Check our FAQ page for answers to commonly-asked questions from future students.