News & Events is published by ACUADS to provide information to members and others in the tertiary visual arts and design sector on:

  • Executive determinations, policy development, research and advocacy activities
  • Issues and events of interest to the tertiary visual arts and design sector

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Contributions from members and others are welcome, although publication is at the discretion of the Chair. Contributions can be emailed to

Conference registration open

Registration is now open for the 2019 ACUADS Conference, Engagement, which will be held in Melbourne, Victoria on the 31st October and 1st November. The conference will

20 Aug 2019

2019 ACUADS Awards – Call for Nominations

We are now calling for nominations for the 2019 ACUADS Awards. Nominations from Heads of School (or equivalent) should comprise:

  • A 1-page evidence-based statement
01 Aug 2019

2019 CHASS Australia Prizes – Call for Nominations

The annual CHASS Australia Prizes are a great opportunity for the sector to showcase the excellent work being done in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) in Australia.

13 Jun 2019

Call for abstracts deadline extended: 8th July 2019

We have extended the deadline for abstract proposals for the 2019 ACUADS Conference to 8th July, 2019.

We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers, as well

30 May 2019

Job Opportunity: Dean, School of Art and Design, Dundee University (UK)

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 May 2019

The University of Dundee’s mission is to

08 May 2019

Job Opportunity: Research Fellow Scholarship Design & Digital Humanities (ANU)

Research Fellow Scholarship Design & Digital Humanities (ANU)

The ANU School of Art & Design (SOA&D) is focused on achieving excellence in research in accordance

02 May 2019

Job Opportunity: Head of School, School of Creative Practice, QUT

Head of School, School of Creative Practice, Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

Join a team which brings together a range of creative practice disciplines reflective

14 Jan 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: ACUADS, DDCA response to ARC grant offers

The Australian Council of University Art & Design Schools (ACUADS) and the Australian Council of Deans of Dean and Directors of Creative Arts (DDCA) have

26 Oct 2018