School of Design

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

About our school

Design improves the quality of work and life, brings social and economic advantages to industry and community, and is central to the development of fulfilling citizenship and social innovation.

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.

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Our research demonstrates the benefit and value of design methods, practices, and outcomes in realising Australia’s National Innovation agenda.

Design Lab


Meet our academic staff including Head of School and discipline coordinators.

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Our disciplines



Industrial Design

Interaction Design

Interior Architecture

Landscape Architecture

Visual Communication

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Australian and NZ students

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3138 2000

Research students

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Industry engagement

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