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We are the world’s first and largest dedicated creative industries faculty and a leader in the development of the sector nationally.

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QUT researchers use design to save wildlife

Thanks to the generosity of #QUTGivingDay donors in 2018 and 2019, QUT researchers have partnered with Australia’s largest orphanage and sanctuary for bare-nosed wombats, Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary, to create an Australian-first quarantine hospital burrow specifically designed to ease the treatment administration of sarcoptic mange in bare-nosed wombats.

QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards: Creative Industries Faculty winner announced

One of Australia’s leading creative writers and public commentators on diversity and representation in the media has been named the QUT Creative Industries Faculty Outstanding Alumni Award winner.

2020 QUT Young Alumni of the Year & Service Award winners

Matt Fairhurst and Rebecca Brammer are QUT’s 2020 Young Alumni of the Year.

Netflix – a zebra among horses: QUT researcher

Netflix is often criticised as a Hollywood-style entertainment behemoth crushing all competition and diminishing local content but a QUT academic says that’s a simplistic view.

QUT Three Minute Thesis winner announced

Student Ferran Nadal-Bufi has won the 2020 QUT Graduate Research Student Showcase Three Minute Thesis (3MT) with his presentation on an innovative strategy to design the next generation of drugs for anti-cancer therapy.

Gold Coast more than a mini Hollywood

The Gold Coast has long been associated with the filming of Hollywood blockbusters, and the city’s screen industry has consequently been viewed as a service industry for film and television productions created by companies from elsewhere.


Save the date for an online QUT Design Festival

Launching 23 November, QUT Design Festival 2020 is going digital.

Odd Bedfellows

Odd Bedfellows brings together the work of six remarkable Queensland artists held in the QUT Art Collection, with works spanning over five decades, a time when Brisbane was transitioning from that place 'out woop woop' to the cosmopolitan city that it is today. While the artist's practices are visually disparate, they are all drawn together by their sub-tropical context – as Queenslanders, and as artists in the QUT Art Collection.

Hell Ship - The journey of the Ticonderoga

The true story of one of the most dramatic, yet now forgotten chapters of Australia's early maritime history, Hell Ship is a tale of hardship and heroism; of survival and love.

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