1 August to 5 August 2022

President’s Welcome Message


Dear Students,

A warm welcome to the NAFA family! We are excited to have you be a part of our vibrant and dynamic institution, filled with passionate artists and distinguished faculty who will help you fulfil your potential as burgeoning creatives.

There has never been a more exciting time for the arts community – an era of profound disruption yet abound with a plethora of imaginative ideas, careers, and possibilities in this ever-evolving world. Regardless of your chosen paths in the future, NAFA’s interdisciplinary, practice-led, and industry-focused learning curriculum will nurture your technical and creative skills that are transferrable to diverse industries.

As you embark on this journey, what awaits you is an adventure of discovery and enriching experiences. I encourage you to seize these moments as you live by our mantra: Courage to Create. Create new perspectives, connections, and breakthroughs by centring everything you do around NAFA’s core values of Passion, Care, and Excellence.

Let’s take bold strides onward together, and do not be afraid to fail. Failures are learning experiences that will lead you on the path to success. I hope you will adopt NAFA’s spirit of creativity, exploration, and resilience and let them anchor you in all your endeavours.

Be bold, go forth and create your future with us.



The well-being and safety of the NAFA community is the academy’s top priority. We wish to remind students to exercise individual and social responsibility to protect themselves and the community. Please be reminded of the following measures which are aligned with the guidelines set by the Singapore’s Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health:

  • Masks are required to be worn in indoor settings.
  • Monitor your health and self-test using Antigen Rapid Test (ART) kits if you are symptomatic.
We advise that you do not attend the orientation activities if you are feeling unwell.

Please also check www.gov.sg/features/covid-19 for the latest updates and advisories.


Welcome Pack for all new students

Dear Students,

A big welcome to our NAFA Family! You should be receiving your Orientation Welcome email by 28 July 2022. If you do not see the email in your inbox, please check your junk/spam mail folder. If you haven’t received any email by 28 July, please inform us at [email protected] and we will assist you.

Orientation schedule – Diploma

Orientation schedule – Degree

Setting up your e-Learning platforms

As the school moves towards online lessons for some modules, please refer to the user guides below and ensure you set up the following mandatory apps for your learning needs:

Please click here for user guides on:

  • WIFI (only applicable when in campus)
  • Student Email (important for communication with school and lecturers)
  • Microsoft Office Installation Guide
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Installation and User Guide (Note: Adobe licence is only available for new students from 8 Aug 2022 onwards)
  • i[email protected] (important for course information and assignments)
  • Microsoft Teams (important for communication with lecturers and class assignments)


Other important information for freshmen

Click here for information regarding Information Technology.
Click here for information regarding Finance.
Click here on how to apply for Tertiary Student Concession Card.

Students who have applied for the Tertiary Student Concession Card will be notified by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) via your personal email account once your card is ready for collection.

For further enquiries, please call the Office of Student Affairs at 6512 6132 or email [email protected].

Click here for information regarding the application of Student Notebook Subsidy (applicable for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents only)

For all other enquiries that may not be available online, please reach out to us at [email protected].