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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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

Job Opportunity: Head of Sculpture, National Art School

The National Art School (NAS) is Australia’s longest standing visual arts school, acknowledged nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for the

07 Oct 2018