UNSW School of Art & Design is a leading art and design school, producing critically acclaimed artists, designers and media creators.
We are a leading school of art and design with a focus on media innovation and emerging technologies, committed to artistic and academic excellence and innovative creative practice and research. We aspire to be a world leader in educating artists, designers and digital media creators.
Our school encourages pioneering approaches to the creation and understanding of art and design that will impact the social, technological and environmental issues of our time. We support experimentation and exploration, fostering collaboration across the humanities, social sciences, science and engineering.
Using the latest teaching methods, underpinned by leading-edge technology and an innovative learning environment, we hope to inspire a new generation of creative thinkers. Our programs are based in studio practice and are industry-relevant, while our pioneering research programs range from immersive interactive environments to Indigenous knowledge and global issues.
- Professor Edward Scheer
Find out more about the broad range of staff at UNSW School of Art & Design, made up of artists, designers and digital media creators.
Our community-based campus is purpose-built, including cutting-edge art, design and digital media production facilities, workshops and studios.
The UNSW Art & Design Residency Program invites outstanding artists, designers, educators curators, creative researchers and scholars to join our community. Our aim is to deepen the knowledge and experience of undergraduate and postgraduate students and higher degree research candidates across our disciplines.
UNSW School of Art & Design can trace its origins back to the establishment of The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts in 1833.
Graduates from our school enjoy careers in cultural and creative industries across Australia and internationally. Explore the amazing careers of some of our graduates.