Film Festival success
Griffith Film School students Claire Randall and Lachlan Morton share their elation after their documentary, Wolfe, was accepted into the Berlin International Film Festival.
Join a thriving community of designers, artists, animators, photographers and filmmakers at the Queensland College of Art and Griffith Film School
Study tours and field trips
From medieval market squares and castles in Eastern Europe to the Inca Trail in Peru - and more - studying at QCA opens up a world of opportunity. As a QCA student, you can choose to undertake an international study tour. Many study tours are for approximately three weeks. You’ll gain credit towards your degree while enjoying exciting cultural experiences and advancing your professional skills.
High school and community opportunities
The Queensland College of Art offers a range of high school programs across our Gold Coast and South Bank campuses. Arrange a personalised campus tour, attend one of our workshops, or come along to an Experience Day. We also offer alternate pathway programs for students to start studying with us sooner.
Experience days: Year 10–12 students
Experience days allow you to get a taste of University life. Meet lecturers and staff from your specific area of interest, as well as like-minded students from other schools.
GUESTS program for high school students
The GUESTS program offers the opportunity for motivated senior high school students to sample university life by allowing them to study a single course (subject) at university while still at school.
Unireach program for Year 12 students
The UniReach program aims to give students at selected Brisbane and Gold Coast secondary schools assistance in improving their academic performance in order to gain entry to Griffith. Students are selected with the support of principals, teachers and guidance officers.
Support for school teachers
We offer support, networking opportunities and professional development for teachers, with a focus on Design, Photography and Digital Media subjects. The Professional Development days we host are not only engaging, informative and interactive, they also provide the knowledge for industry professionals to share with their students. A certificate of participation is awarded to each teacher as evidence of their professional development.
Campus tours and school visits
We can arrange for our staff, lecturers or current students to come out to your school and talk to students, highlighting our different areas of study. We can also arrange a broad presentation on careers and pathways into Griffith.
Alternatively, campus tours are a fantastic way of giving students a hands-on experience at the Queensland College of Art. You can arrange a visit at any one of our campuses, take a tour of our new and exciting teaching and research facilities, and meet with our expert lecturers.
Creative short courses
The Queensland College of Art Creative Short Courses program welcomes the general public to learn and practice art in the same friendly and dedicated environment that our undergraduate and postgraduate students enjoy. There are no prerequisites. All creative short courses are open to students of all levels of skill and experience. The courses are designed for those contemplating a degree program or career change; those furthering their amateur practice or looking for professional development opportunities; or for those interested in updating and broadening their skill base.
Most creative short courses are non-accredited courses, which means students will not be assessed or receive credit towards an accredited undergraduate or postgraduate program. All students who satisfactorily finish a creative short course will be issued a certificate of completion.