Online Orientation for Arts and Design Students


Welcome to UNSW Art & Design, the number one choice for those looking to launch their creative career.

Recognised as one of the world’s leading art and design schools, UNSW Art & Design has an unmatched record for producing critically acclaimed artists, designers and media creators.


Orientation for UNSW Art & Design Students

UNSW Art & Design: O-Week Events for Term 3, 2020

As a newly commencing Art & Design student, you are invited to join our O-Week welcome events for Term 3, 2020. Tune in to hear from staff and students, get to know Art & Design and ask any questions about starting your studies.

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Welcome to UNSW Art & Design! 


Digital learning

Hear from our staff how their students are embracing digital learning while face to face classes are paused.

Karin Watson, Senior Lecturer: First-Year Design Studio

A/Prof Leong Chan:
Master of Design


Dr Clare Milledge, Lecturer: Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting Studio


Key links and contacts

Key links


Student email


UNSW Art & Design Handbook


UNSW Art & Design



Instagram: @artdesignunsw


UNSW Art & Design Student Centre

Face to face services at the student centre have been suspended as staff work from home.

Please reach the team online where you can submit forms for a variety of topics or ask a question.

Phone 8936 0555 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday.


Arc @ UNSW Art & Design




Instagram: @arc_artdesign


UNSW Galleries



Instagram: @unswgalleries


The Making Centre










Contact: Dr Vaughan Rees, Associate Dean – International & Engagement (UNSW Art & Design):


More about UNSW Art & Design


Design Your Future

At UNSW Art & Design we encourage our students to explore the breadth of career opportunities available to them. The Design Your Future series showcases the journeys of our unique and inspiring design alumni. Learn more.

Future Makers

The Future Makers series showcases the work and minds of our current students, the next generation of artists, designers, makers and digital media creators. Learn more.


What do we need from the next generation of designers?

Dr Mark Ian Jones (Deputy Head of School, Design) discusses the future of design and architecture and how designers need to ask themselves, 'do we need this'?



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