School of Art, Architecture and Design

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    Posters For Sight Design Competition

    Tertiary and school students are invited enter an exciting design competition that aims to raise awareness of loss of vision and blindness. An opportunity for tertiary students to win a $1000 cash prize!

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    Chloe Wilson

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    Student Work

    Showcasing the broad range of creative works from 2nd year Interior Architecture students.

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    Excellence in teaching

    Congratualtions David Morris for winning the national prize for excellence in teaching at the Office for Learning and Teaching 2013 Australian Awards.

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  • Graduate Exhibitions

    Graduate Exhibiitons

    Showcasing the work of over 300 graduates and their broad range of creative works.

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    Educated Art

    Visual Arts at UniSA

    UniSA offers one of South Australia’s most prestigious undergraduate visual arts qualifications.

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  • Explore Our World Class Facilities

    Explore Our World Class Facilities

    Take a look at our distinctive purpose-built spaces, designed by architect John Wardle in partnership with Hassells, incorporating galleries, workshops, studios and more.

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    Grand plans

    Architecture at UniSA

    Architecture students from UniSA are highly sought after in Adelaide, interstate and overseas.

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    Hear from our students

    Watch videos from our students and alumni who have studied Art Architecture and Design. 

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Welcome to UniSA’s School of Art, Architecture and Design, setting the pace in its field.

As one of the oldest art schools in Australia, the innovative tradition that marked our School at the turn of the century as the South Australian School of Art and the Louis Laybourne Smith School of Architecture and Design continues. 

Professional artists, designers and theorists at the school drive our ever-evolving teaching and research. Students gain skills in critical analysis and creative thinking and practice, and graduate as career-ready professionals. Our researchers address some of society’s big challenges: from sustainable living, to communicating information responsibly in a saturated visual culture.

Come and study with us and benefit from our outstanding facilities including the South Australian School of Art (SASA) Gallery, Architecture Museum, and distinctive purpose-built design spaces.

Take a look through our website and connect with our school.

Hear from our students

Hear from our students

Art, Architecture and Design programs

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Congratulating our 2014 Samstag scholars

Madison Bycroft evinces an optimistic and unified approach to art and life. A recent graduate of the University of South Australia, she pursues a philosophical and a personal liminality through her video installation and sculptural practice. Largely inspired by Deleuze and Guattari’s influential notion of ‘becoming-animal’, she is seeking to live in more mystical and empathetic ways in defiance of what she has described as ‘categorical and colonial’ thinking.

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Contact information

School of Art, Architecture and Design
Level 3, Kaurna Building, City West campus
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide  SA  5001

p: +618 8302 0366
e: aad@unisa.edu.au 

Key contacts
Head of School: Professor Mads Gaardboe
Teaching & learning support team: aadstudy@unisa.edu.au
Research support team: aadresearch@unisa.edu.au

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