A creative future
Creativity, communication and design are at the forefront of a rapidly changing world with creative workers driving economic, social and cultural development in a range of industries − not just traditional cultural institutions.
Working closely with partners from government and industry, the Creative Industries Faculty has positioned itself as a leader in the development of creative industries nationally, and is positioned to become an internationally-networked hub of creative enterprise.
The Creative Industries Precinct features world-class facilities for learning, teaching, research and commercial services, with a recent $88 million expansion to our footprint on the QUT Kelvin Grove campus.
We have a diverse team of internationally renowned researchers and highly skilled professionals, industry experts and support staff who drive our faculty to the forefront of creativity.
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.
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.
Matt Fairhurst and Rebecca Brammer are QUT’s 2020 Young Alumni of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
Launching 23 November, QUT Design Festival 2020 is going digital.
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.
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.