Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts has been a specialist Foundation School since 1985, providing pathways in Art & Design, Music & Drama.
Our approach to creative learning is unique, highly personalised and guaranteed to ensure all students meet their potential.
Over the last 25 years 100% of students have been offered a place on a top degree course.
Our partnerships include:
University of the Arts London Awarding Body
CSVPA is an approved centre for the University of the Arts London Awarding Body Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.
RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art)
CSVPA was the first school to provide a Drama Foundation programme and now the only college to run a Foundation in association with RADA.
Kingston University London
You’re never just this year's intake
Our class sizes are much smaller than most universities, with 5 days a week teaching and personal contact with your tutor every day.
The best environment you can get
We always encourage our students to come in at any time to work, discuss or simply enjoy the relaxed, creative and multi-cultural environment of the college.
All staff are practising artists or designers who bring invaluable skills & industry practice & links to each programme.
You're always looked after
You have the peace of mind and security of residential accommodation for your whole time with us.
Study in one of the world's great cities
Cambridge is the most famous University City in the world and with a large student community of many nationalities, has a unique, creative and vibrant atmosphere.
Best start in life
Students who have graduated from CSVPA are now working for Christian Dior, Armani, Boden, Saatchi & Saatchi, Vans, Nike, Adidas, Puma, Louis Vuitton, and Alexander McQueen.