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Nagenda International Academy of Art and Design (NIAAD) is a tertiary Institution of Art and Design located on the edge of Lake Victoria, Uganda, 7 miles from Entebbe International Airport.
The Institution is committed to providing qualitative and flexible Art and Design programs in respect to national development goals.

NIAAD courses to prepare students for work life through entrepreneurship training.

Educational programs help them develop a highly individual way of seeing, interpreting and expressing themselves visually, strengthen their artistic analysis and teach them skills in the use of both traditional and new materials.

Our Values

Learning, Innovation, Collaboration, Partnership Integrity, Accessibility, Sustainability.

Jan-Feb & Aug-Sept Intake 2021



The academic registrar of Nagenda International Academy of Art and Design (NIAAD) is hereby informing all students that have fulfilled all the requirements for the award of Diplomas and Certificates in their respective academic programmes that their graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, November 26, 2021 at the school starting at 9:00am prompt. this will be the institution’s 7th graduation ceremony.

The ceremony will be held physically under strict adherence to covid-19 SOPs and only two (2) people (either the parents or guardians) will be invited from every graduand’s household to limit the number of people attending the function.

All graduands are requested to liaise with the finance office to ensure full clearance of any fees balances and also pay the graduation fees in full before picking their gowns and booklet. contact the finance & administration desk on 0776381365 (Whatsup) / 0756381365 to have this sorted as soon as possible.

The amount of fees is ugx170,000 (payable directly at the finance desk or at the registry ). this amount will cover the transcript, certificate, graduation gown, convocation, graduation booklet, stickers & invitation card.

A small snack will be provided by the institution

NIAAD Academy

NIAAD COVID-19 update

Students told to go home for 30 days

Today 20th March 2020, NIAAD will close operations for 30 days, following directives from the government that all schools should be closed by this date in order to avoid the spread of the corona virus.

We urge all students to go home and leave both the school and hostels premises.

students will be given more information about remote and online learning.