Student life

We​'re committed to our place in the arts and media communities; connecting students, supporting innovative practices, providing expertise and thought leadership, and contributing to public debate.

Students in Photography class

Creative Practice Lab in the School of the Arts and Media, has strong relationships within the creative arts industry.

ܰindustry partners offer expertise in specific disciplinary fields and access to professional networks. We work with our partners from creative developments through to production and incorporate artists’ processes and outcomes into our teaching and research. Students are connected to these professional opportunities through a comprehensive program of industry internships.

Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab

The Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab is both a brand new building and a specialised arts lab within the School of the Arts & Media. The building is a world class teaching, research and public performance venue.

Venues & hire

Our venues and resources are managed by the Creative Practice Lab with the School of the Arts & Media office. Primarily for student and staff coursework and research, venues are also available to the arts Industry for commercial hire.


The School of the Arts & Media offers an exciting range of opportunities including foot-in-the-door internships. Our Work Integrated Learning program and internship-matched courses will secure you work experience in media, film, creative writing, performing arts industries and much more.


There are a plethora of opportunities for all students at the School of the Arts & Media, even our graduates! Explore the possibilities from creative residencies and prizes to exciting internships in performing arts, creative writing, film and much more.

Public projects & programs

We host special events, workshops and public talks that bring together the public and high calibre artists, writers and academics. Keep an eye on our events calendar.

Course outlines

Our school offers a wide range of courses that can be studied across our degrees and also by students from others faculties as general education or free electives.
This dynamic digital space hosts the award-winning work of students, including reportage, investigations, commentary, reviews, creative writing and video and photography that explore the issues challenging 21st-century Australia and the world, captured through the eyes of the generation who will live it.