Explore your creativity at the Queensland College of Art (QCA)
Our thriving community of artists, designers and photographers are constantly pushing the boundaries of the visual and creative arts. We’re also host to Australia’s largest film school, Griffith Film School, where students study film and screen media, animation and games design.
Study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at our exciting Gold Coast campus. Access our world-class facilities, including art galleries, exhibition spaces, studios and computer labs and learn from some of the world’s leading creatives.
Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings
QCA Live is the central hub breaking new ground by offering you platforms to redirect, challenge and rethink where you can take your creative career. Explore studio courses, work-integrated learning, professional development, real world projects, industry engagement, and mobility opportunities.
Creative Arts Research
The Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR) is a major new multi-campus Research Centre established to build Griffith’s reputation as a national leader in research across all creative disciplines. The Centre complements Griffith’s long-established Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre (QCRC) and its scope includes visual arts, design, film, animation, games design and creative writing.
Explore student and staff outcomes
View the latest publications and resources from the Queensland College of Art, including student catalogues, research outcomes, gallery exhibition information, and international and national collaborations.
Opportunities for future and current students
At the Queensland College of Art, we have a strong commitment to community partnerships and internationalisation. View the various opportunities available for both future students and current students at QCA and Griffith Film School.
Griffith Film School
Bring your vision to life on screen
QCA is home to Australia’s largest film school. Study film and screen media production, animation and games design. Develop studio skills and research methods while you learn in cutting-edge facilities from expert academics and industry professionals.
Griffith is ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide
Megan illustrated New York Times bestselling book, Sex and the City. Her prestigious client list includes Vanity Fair, Chanel, Dior, Tiffany & Co., Vogue, and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Twins Peter and Michael Spierig are taking Hollywood by storm with their films Undead, Daybreakers, and Predestination, starring Ethan Hawke.
Winning prestigious art awards and exhibiting in art museums across the world, Michael Zavros is living the dream of a successful visual artist.
Olivia’s impressive portfolio includes major design projects for Sheraton Noosa, Woods Bagot’s Brisbane studio, and new Queensland Government state headquarters at 1 William Street.
October 13, 2017
AEL awards recognise remarkable alumni
Award-winning artist Gordon Hookey has been recognised as the 2017 Arts, Education and Law Alumnus of the Year. Born in Cloncurry and a descendent of the Waanyi people, Gordon is one of the leading Australian artists of his generation and is known for politically charged work that explores the intersections between Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures. An […]
October 10, 2017
History in the making
Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Julie Fragar made history this week with the unveiling of her official portrait of Queensland’s first female premier, Hon Anna Bligh AC. The stunning oil portrait is the first painting of a female premier to hang in Queensland’s Parliament House. Dr Fragar said she was “honoured” to be chosen […]
October 09, 2017
QCA student looks to creative future after Games emblem
Premier unveils 'vibrant' emblem at handover event.
October 05, 2017
Digital poet wins Queensland Literary Award
Digital artist and writer, Dr Jason Nelson, has won the inaugural Digital Literature Award at the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards.