About us

Our staff, students and graduates enable ethical and sustainable change through creative thinking.

Study with us

Explore our courses in:

Creative industries
Education
Justice

Engage

Gain access to our expertise, find next-generation talent or join our thriving alumni community.

How to engage with us

Research

Our researchers collaborate on projects in specialised research groups and facilities across disciplines and institutions.

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Our schools

School of Communication

Our students analyse communication dynamics in local and international environments and develop the professional expertise required for employment in the rapidly evolving media and communication industries.

About the School of Communication

School of Creative Practice

As part of a connected community of practitioners and researchers, the School of Creative Practice brings together a range of creative practice disciplines, providing students with the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary approaches to their learning or research.

About the School of Creative Practice

School of Design

Our students and researchers are part of a sustainability-focused, multidisciplinary school with close connections to the design profession. Our courses explore new digital technologies within well-equipped workshops and studios that offer a unique hands-on university experience.

About the School of Design

School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education

Our School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education is delivering a future cohort of compassionate, capable and qualified teachers who can inspire the next generation.

About the School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education

School of Justice

Our courses prepare you for a wide range of career paths, including law enforcement, social justice and policy and governance.

About the School of Justice

School of Teacher Education and Leadership

We deliver world-class, innovative research that advances knowledge in education, generates real-world impact and achieves excellence in research. We lead and contribute to local, national and international communities in education informed by our scholarship, research and expertise.

About the School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Our people

Professor Lori Lockyer
Position
Executive Dean, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
Division / Faculty
Office of the Exec Dean, CI, Edu & Soc Justice
Research fields
Specialist Studies in Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Education Systems
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Professor Gavin Sade
Position
Deputy Dean
Division / Faculty
Office of the Deputy Dean
Research fields
Film
Television and Digital Media
Design Practice and Management
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Professor Damian Candusso
Position
Head of School
Division / Faculty
School of Creative Practice
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Professor Susan Irvine
Position
Head, School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Division / Faculty
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Research fields
Education Systems
Specialist Studies in Education
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Professor Dann Mallet
Position
Head, School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Division / Faculty
School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Research fields
Specialist Studies in Education
Applied Mathematics
Education Systems
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Professor Kevin Sanson
Position
Head of School
Division / Faculty
School of Communication
Research fields
Communication and Media Studies
Cultural Studies
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Discover our facilities

The Creative Industries Precinct houses purpose-built teaching and learning spaces, including performance spaces, visual art galleries and music studios.

Completed in an $80 million expansion in 2016, it has been designed to shine a light on the creative process.

Visiting the Creative Industries Precinct

About our Education Precinct

Motion capture studio in the Creative Industries Precinct

Industry partners

Forming a research partnership with us will provide many benefits to your organisation.

Our expertise in finding solutions to complex problems means that we deliver real-world results for our partners in industry and government.

You can partner with us and secure significant real-world advantages for your organisation.

Partner with us

News and events

5 Jul 2022

QUT acting students given a razzle dazzle career kickstart

When the acclaimed musical The Sunshine Club opens July 9 at QPAC, two QUT acting students will take to the stage in a golden opportunity to launch their careers in showbiz.

16 Jun 2022

QUT research partnership to find out what Australians want at the movies

While Top Gun: Maverick has roared into Australian cinemas and grossed more than $13M AUD in its opening weekend, the recovery of cinemas from the COVID pandemic won’t be solved by Hollywood blockbusters alone say researchers from QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC).

27 May 2022

Hope lives on after thwarted Everest flight

A thwarted attempt by Australian adventurer and mountaineer Ken Hutt to become the first person to legally paraglide off the top of Mount Everest to raise money for Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign has been placed on ice but his message went all the way to the top.

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