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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ACUADS 2015 Grant recipients

Congratulations to NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts), DHARN (Design History Australia Research Network) and collaborators Dr Abdullah Al Mahmud and Dr Omar Mubin

16 Dec 2015

Research for Designers


ACUADS is pleased to share

23 Nov 2015

ACUADS supports DAAO WA expansion

Design & Art Australia Online (DAAO) is a collaborative research database. Earlier this year, ACUADS provided DAAO with a small quick grant to extend coverage

16 Nov 2015

ACUADS announces new funding initiative

As part of ACUADS’ commitment to the art and design education sector, funding is currently available for initiatives of relevance and significance to our field.

14 Sep 2015


This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2015 ACUADS Conference:

2.30pm, Thursday 24 September
Jeffrey Smart Building

31 Aug 2015

2015 ACUADS Postgraduate Scholarships

Congratulations to Eileen Larsen (James Cook University), Kimberley Pace (Edith Cowan University) and Sera Waters (University of South Australia) who have been named as this

31 Aug 2015

2013 ACUADS Award Winners

The Executive is pleased to announce the names of the Award winners for 2013:

Distinguished Fellowship Award

Ian Howard , COFA, University of New South

03 Oct 2013

New ACUADS Executive 2013

Posted on 02 Oct 2013

At the AGM, the following members were elected to the Executive Committee for 2013/2014:

Chair: Prof Marie Sierra, University of

02 Oct 2013