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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Design, What is it Good For?

Hosted by Swinburne University of Technology, The University of Newcastle and RMIT University, The ’Design, what is it good for?’ brief invites submissions from students

06 Jun 2017

CHASS Australia Prizes – Apply now!

The CHASS Australia Prizes are open for submission/nomination until 30 June 2017. The Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in

23 May 2017

2018 Samstag Scholarships – Apply now!

Applications for the 2018 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships are now open until 30 June 2017. The Anne & Gordon Samstag International

23 May 2017

2016 ACUADS Award Winners

L to R: Lesley Duxbury, Kay

10 Oct 2016
10 Oct 2016


This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2016 ACUADS Conference:

1.00pm, Friday 30 September
Room 607, Building z9, Level

19 Sep 2016

ACUADS 2016 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our latest recipients of the ACUADS’ Quick Small Grants initiative.

Funds will be used towards:
building a website for tertiary design students

20 Jun 2016

CFP deadline extended

The Call for Papers deadline for this year’s conference, Adaptation, has been extended to Friday 20 May.

09 May 2016