Students at the Academy of Design come from a variety of backgrounds. Undergraduates include:
Our students have featured prominently in prestigious industry awards such as the DIA's Graduate of the Year competition, Fashion Awards Australia, DG Student Design Competition and the Southern Cross Packaging Awards.
Academy alumni have distinguished themselves by:
Graduates have provided testimonials that emphasise the benefits of the Academy to them, such as:
For example, here’s what Oscar-winning graduate Michael Halford said:
I'm currently in Sydney where I have just landed a job as digital artist with Animal Logic at Fox Studios. Animal Logic is a film visual effects company whose work includes the movies The Matrix, Mission Impossible and Moulin Rouge! ... As you may imagine, I am overjoyed that the effort of study and interview trials at the Academy has paid off and I have been able to secure what is for me the "dream job".