Join a vibrant and innovative community of creative thinkers
QCA Live is the central hub breaking new ground by offering you platforms to redirect, challenge and rethink your creative potential. Course offerings displayed here are open to all Griffith University students–including those from the Queensland College of Art–and to the wider public.
Tracks cover all Queensland College of Art interest areas and connect with other disciplines offering studio courses, work-integrated learning, professional development, real world projects, industry engagement, and mobility opportunities. Respond to rapidly shifting social, cultural and professional environments in which workforces go global and seek creative thinkers.
Expand your creativity with the QCA Live Interactive Tool
Picture your pathway by selecting tracks from the platforms below. View more information, contact details, availability, and the many projects, field studies and events that can be engaged in throughout the full calendar year.
Undertake activity under one platform in a specific area, or vary your activities across all four platforms.
QCA Live platforms
QCA Live Open: Creativity and innovation through theory and practice
- Open studio
- Art and design theories
- Visual arts innovation
QCA Live Enterprise: Professional and commercial studio tracks
- Work integrated learning
- Work experience
QCA Live Mobile: National and international study tracks
- QCA study tours
- QCA field trips
- Back to Country
QCA Live Futures: Boundary-pushing tracks
- Emerging and speculative
- Digital technologies
- Sustainable futures
Featured QCA Live Opportunities
Gain real industry experience through our in-house design studios.
LiveWorm is the professional graphic design studio of the QCA. With one studio based in South Bank and the other on the Gold Coast, we have been providing a successful bridge between our students and the design industry for over twenty-five years.
Exhibitions and events
Gain first-hand experience working with the Griffith University Art Museum
The Student and Alumni Internship Program is designed to provide successful applicants with valuable first-hand experience working with the Griffith University Art Collection and Gallery. The core component of the internship will take place at Griffith's Nathan campus.
Student & community opportunities
Festivals, exhibitions, artist talks, study tours, exchange and collaboration
At the Queensland College of Art we believe everyone should have access to a creative community in order to expand their creative potential. View more opportunities available to our current students, future students, high schools, and the wider community.