Community and collaboration are at the core of our ethos. Even the most talented creatives needs a peer group to keep them motivated, inspired and productive. From your first day at HCA you’ll be supported to start building a professional network to serve you well throughout your career.
Hereford has a vibrant and welcoming arts scene. HCA students are actively encouraged to participate, and are helping to shape exciting new cultural developments.
Join HCA and you will join a passionate creative network of students, staff, alumni, visiting speakers, professional partners and our exceptional roster of Honorary Fellows.
Campus and facilities
College Road Campus was formerly the Royal National College building. This outstanding arts and crafts style building provides a perfect base for the independent arts school.
This is the main base for the University-Level community with plenty of affordable student housing close-by, including our new Station Approach accommodation.
The College building was refurbished the spaces adapted into studios, workshops, on-site library, photographic studios and stores, dark rooms and IT facilities including a large digital Mac and printing suite. The campus has an abundance of social space, a large hall ideal for sports and recreation, and canteen facilities.