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.


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.

Unleash ideas

NIDA provides you with the tools to showcase your best ideas. Our excellent training and resources give students the freedom to explore their imaginations.

Create community

At NIDA you’ll meet like-minded students on the same journey as you. By working together with students across disciplines, you’ll form connections to take through life.

Find your audience

NIDA’s state-of-the-art facilities allow students to not only learn skills, but put them into action with student productions attended by the public and industry.

Resources for Students

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.