QUT Creative Industries

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School of Creative Practice

Collaboratively exploring the future of professional creative practice with curiosity and courage.

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School of Communication

A top-ranked school for providing communication and media studies with links to world-leading research.

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School of Design

Learning, teaching and research for the next generation of professionals to “change by design”.

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Our facilities

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.

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Our people

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.

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News

To be or not to be? Virtual theatre productions give students a stage

The closure of theatres and other venues due to COVID-19 has resulted in catastrophic loss of income for performance companies and artists. Spare a thought though for those behind the scenes, who work to make a production sing.

QUT is top Young Uni in Australia

QUT has been named Australia’s best young university in the Times Higher Education rankings announced tonight (24 June 2020).

Student filmmakers pivot to online platforms

COVID-19 has been hard on the creative industries but 63 QUT student filmmakers have managed to make an eight-part web series featuring documentaries exploring how the pandemic has affected a range of people.

Students make waves with accessible kayak launcher

Designs by QUT students for a waterway transfer and launch system that makes it easier for people with limited mobility to go kayaking has been applauded by Seqwater and Spinal Life Australia.

Natalia Payer awarded Jane Pitman Design Scholarship

The Jane Pitman Design Scholarship aims to provide scholarship opportunities for aspiring and talented interior design students to realise their goals in interior design.

‘Missing Middle’ offers new approach to housing

The days of urban McMansions are numbered and a QUT architecture lecturer says the solution to more flexible, affordable housing lies between a large home and a unit – the ‘missing middle’.

Events

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.

Margaret Fulton - The Musical

As Australia's first culinary queen, Margaret Fulton long reigned supreme in the country's kitchens as she taught our growing nation how to cook.

Wallflowering

Peg and Cliff Small are a suburban middle-aged couple who once happened to be prize-winning ballroom dancers.

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