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FAD News and Events

The Faculty of Arts and Design is home to multiple research and teaching activities throughout the year. Here you'll discover a little about our most recent programs, events and achievements.

Ever wondered what it's like to study Design at UC?

We asked students at our recent graduating exhibitions what they loved about their UC experience.

Australasian Graduate of the Year Awards Winner 

The Faculty of Arts and Design is happy and proud to share that UC recent Industrial Design graduate Dylan White has been awarded both the 2015 Object Design Category Winner AND Overall Award of Excellence Winner in the Australasian Graduate of the Year Awards (AGOTYA), by the Design Institute of Australia !!! 

This is a significant achievement which evidences the high standards of our design courses and graduates, as participants come from all design disciplines and top design education institutions in Australia and New Zealand, including Massey University (NZ) and UNSW, among many others.  All participating projects are currently exhibited in Federation Square, Melbourne.

Academics from Graphic Design & Media Arts took out 3 of 5 prizes at the Innovage Aged Care Hackathon last weekend at the Inspire Centre.

Dr. Fanke Peng and Dr.  Ana Sanchez's "wearable memory" iBecon project placed 2nd overall (a cash prize of $1,500) and was an honourable mention in the category of "best use of iBeacon" and the project that Dr. Lisa Scharoun, Dr. Fanke Peng, Dr. Carlos Montana Hoyos and Dr. Raghu Gudur created called "Storytelling Time Machine" was awarded honourable mention for "best use of Kinect" (a prize of 4 Kinects and Microsoft support to set up new projects worth over $8000). 


A link to winning entries can be found here: