Explore your creativity at the Queensland College of Art (QCA)
Our thriving community of artists, designers and photographers are constantly pushing the boundaries of the visual and creative arts. We’re also host to Australia’s largest film school, Griffith Film School, where students study film and screen media, animation and games design.
Study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at our exciting Gold Coast campus. Access our world-class facilities, including art galleries, exhibition spaces, studios and computer labs and learn from some of the world’s leading creatives.
Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings
MACHINERY STREET GALLERIES
Machinery Street Galleries is an initiative of QCA Galleries and Lendlease, presenting an exciting new avenue for undergraduate Fine Art and Photography students from the Queensland College of Art to exhibit and present their work to the public.
QCA Live is the central hub breaking new ground by offering you platforms to redirect, challenge and rethink where you can take your creative career. Explore studio courses, work-integrated learning, professional development, real world projects, industry engagement, and mobility opportunities.
Creative Arts Research
Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR) is a major multi-campus Research Centre established to build Griffith’s reputation as a national leader in research across all creative disciplines. The Centre complements Griffith’s long-established Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre (QCRC).
Explore student and staff outcomes
View the latest publications and resources from the Queensland College of Art, including student catalogues, research outcomes, gallery exhibition information, and international and national collaborations.
Opportunities for future and current students
At the Queensland College of Art, we have a strong commitment to community partnerships and internationalisation. View the various opportunities available for both future students and current students at QCA and Griffith Film School.
Griffith Film School
Bring your vision to life on screen
QCA is home to Australia’s largest film school. Study film and screen media production, animation and games design. Develop studio skills and research methods while you learn in cutting-edge facilities from expert academics and industry professionals.
February 14, 2018
QCA grads nominated for top design award
Queensland College of Art graduates Neil Arnett and Troy Baverstock have been nominated for the Design Institute of Australia’s Queensland Graduate of the Year Award. The graduate designers submitted a portfolio of cutting-edge designs, ranging from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a minimalist music system. Troy Baverstock, whose innovative limbU design was featured in Griffith’s ...
February 11, 2018
Every picture tells a story
Peter Thiedeke's passion for photography has taken him all around the world - from high fashion shoots in London and New York to exploring off the beaten track in South America, Spain and the Sahara.
January 31, 2018
Griffith Film School animator making her mark
Griffith Film School student Samantha Zaleski dreams of making her mark in the world of animation, film and design. The 19-year-old go-getter is hard at work making those goals a reality. The Bachelor of Animation student has exhibited work at GOMA, illustrated a children’s book, worked on a short film in Sydney, was named ‘Aspiring Young ...
January 30, 2018
QCA lecturer designing the future
Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Sam Canning is helping design the future - fusing art and engineering to create cutting edge designs. Sam's stunning 3D printed dress was used as the centrepiece of Griffith’s recent Remarkable campaign, and made its debut on the Today Show in the US before hitting catwalks across Europe and Asia.