Wednesday 25th October 2023, 5:39pm NSCD ranked #1 in the 2024 Guardian League Tables


We are delighted to share news that NSCD has been ranked number 1 in the 2024 Guardian League Tables for Dance & Drama.

NSCD is ranked joint first as a former member of the Conservatoire for Dance & Drama - which until 2022 was a collegiate partnership of education providers including Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Central School of Ballet, National Centre for Circus Arts, Rambert School, London Contemporary Dance School and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

NSCD, along with other former CDD schools, independently registered as a higher education provider with the Office for Students in 2022. Read more here.

Darren Carr, Vice Principal and Director of Studies at NSCD commented:

“We are thrilled that excellence across what was formerly known as the Conservatoire for Dance & Drama has been recognised by our students.

"Here at NSCD we are committed to ensuring the highest standards of teaching and this, combined with our industry connections to the profession, results in some fantastic outcomes for our graduates. Many of our alumni can be seen securing sought-after roles and leading the sector, both here in the UK and internationally, which is testament to their tenacity, drive and commitment, and the education we provide them with.”

See the full table of results here.