Art & Design

Design for Sustainability: For the love of bees

Students taking our Design for Sustainability paper were asked to respond to the challenge of making AUT the safest campus in the world for bees.

AUT is the best place to study art and design to acquire the thinking and skills to ensure you develop a unique creative voice. You will be immersed in an environment where innovation and technology will fuel your creativity. Shared studio spaces, cutting edge labs, experienced lecturers and industry contact provide the best environment for you to launch a career in the creative realm.

Our major study areas include: communication (formerly graphic) design, digital design, fashion design, industrial design, spatial design, textile design and visual arts.

We are ranked in the top 100 art and design schools in the world*. This prestigious ranking reflects the high quality of our programmes and staff, the employability of our graduates, and our recognition as a world leader in practice-led art and design research.

Our programmes offers a balance of originality, creative and design thinking, and conceptual development, along with theoretical and professional studies. Our students work on industry partnered, or entrepreneurial art and design projects, and we challenge them to become socially and ethically engaged.

Art & Design Student Support is open from 8.30 am – 5.00 pm, Monday-Friday in WE324.

*2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject

Application Information
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Portfolio guidelines for Undergraduate Programmes
Programme Information

Undergraduate Study Guide 2017
Postgraduate Study Guide 2017
Timetable information
Short Courses

Textile Design Lab courses
Practical Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Practical Innovation & Entrepreneurship is a 15 point paper available for summer study (2017/18). Developed by Mike Hutcheson, this paper is available to current and non-current students. From more info explore these links: LINK-1 LINK-2 LINK-3

Links / Affiliations
Design for Health and Wellbeing (DHW) Lab
St Paul Street Gallery
Studies in Material Thinking
Textile Design Lab
The James Wallace Arts Trust Loan Collection

Last updated: 04-Jan-2018 4.31pm

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