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Why Study Design? (Posted: 05/08/2020)

Why an Art and Design Degree is Right for You!

Design your own future, cultivate your creative skills and study in an inspiring setting; where teachers know your name, your creative potential and goals. There is no limit to the world of art and design, it spans across physical and virtual spaces; offering more careers for creatives than ever before.

Join us at our Virtual + In Person Open Day, on Saturday, 15 August between 1-3pm; to discover why LCI Melbourne is the design destination for you!

Why you should study art and design at LCI Melbourne.

LCI Melbourne offers a range of tailor-made programs to support students as individuals and as creatives. Our Bachelor of Design ArtsHigher Education Diplomas and Single Units, will equip students with a well-rounded understanding of both professional and practical skills; to help kickstart their creative career.

Explore different areas of art and design, through a combination of creative labs, hands-on workshops and seminars. Study how you want, where you want at LCI Melbourne; with a range of creative majors and the choice between on-campus, online and hybrid delivery modes.

Our Collingwood warehouse campus offers students access to personal and large studio spaces, computer labs, an editing suite, a public gallery and more! View our full guided campus video here. When travel is safe and permitted, LCI Melbourne also offers study abroad options with 23 campuses globally. Study in Montreal, Vancouver, Barcelona, Costa Rica and many more!

What you will learn in an art and design degree.

The LCI Melbourne creative programs allow students to specialise in a range of creative majors, including: Graphic DesignFashion and Costume DesignFilm and PhotographyInterior Design and Visual Arts. You can also combine with electives across disciplines or embark on a double major. You get two degrees in three years!

The next generation of artists and designers will most likely explore careers that don’t even exist yet! Throughout our programs, students will get to use their imagination, learn how to solve global design problems and develop skills relevant for a changing workforce.

What you can do with an art and design degree.

Companies and organisations need designers to fill creative and strategic roles; across all industries. An LCI Melbourne design program will not only help students find these creative careers; it will also help with networking and developing a strong professional identity.

If you’ve ever dreamt of a career as an art director, graphic designer, fashion designer, photographer or interior designer; LCI Melbourne can help students achieve this. The list doesn’t end there though, the possibilities for creative careers are boundless!

LCI Melbourne graduates are not limited, our academic mentors will help cultivate creative passions into an achievable and promising career that suits the individual.

So, where can you sign up?

What are you waiting for? Design a career doing what you love at LCI Melbourne. 

Forget about subject scores, we want to see what you can create! Applications for our creative programs are submitted through a portfolio and interview process. Apply for our Bachelor of Design ArtsHigher Education Diplomas and Single Units here.

And if you want to find out more, don’t forget to register here for your own V+IP Open Day Experience; on Saturday, 15 August, 1-3pm!

We’ll see you there!

Explore your study and training options with myfuture (Posted: 05/08/2020)

myfuture - The National Career Information Service

With Term 3 underway, Students are thinking about subject selection for next year or considering options such as higher education, apprenticeships and vocational education and training (VET). Below are some of many myfuture resources that can help explore options and pathways. There's also a range of VET resources on the Australian Government's My Skills website that can be explored. Upcoming open days

Open days may look a little different this year due to COVID-19. Many universities, TAFEs and colleges will hold virtual open days, where students can go online to find out about courses and programs, explore campus facilities through virtual tours and chat live with current students about their experience.

Whether virtual or on-campus, open days can help make informed decisions about your future study options. These resources on myfuture can you prepare: Happy researching.

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
​Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Beyond School Study Guide (Posted: 05/08/2020)

The Beyond School Study Guide is a useful tool for information about tertiary study and government help.

Check out the factsheets on each of the HELP loans, different pathways to university, and compare what study might look like in higher education and vocational education and training (VET).

Click here to view

Happy reading.

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Exciting news! SAE has launched scholarships exclusively for Year 12 students (Posted: 30/07/2020)

   6 SAE Kickstarter grants worth $15,000 each!


Hi there,

SAE has 6 Kickstarter grants for students graduating Year 12 in 2020! Partial tuition grants to the value of $15,000 are on offer to students who excel in Audio, Animation, Film, Design or Games Development. Students can swap essays and lecture halls – reserved for other university degrees – and work on real projects in the studios on the latest equipment and learning the latest software.

But wait – there’s more…
SAE also offers two full tuition scholarships – The Excellence in Creative Media and the Creative Indigenous Scholarships are available for students displaying excellence in creative media and commencing 2021 into a Bachelor program offered at our other campuses. 

For more information, hit the button below! SAE are accepting applications until 30 October 2020

*Terms and Conditions apply. Diploma Applications accepted at Adelaide Campus Only.

                                         Find out more here

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

R-R Mentoring (Posted: 24/07/2020)

Dear Year 11 & 12,

I hope you are doing well and managing in this lock-down environment.

Please see attached invitation for a webinar on interviews and jobs that the Rotary Club is supporting. 

The correct link to register is as follows:
It may be useful for those looking for a job in the new year. 

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Kicking goals: Inside pathology careers in footy (Posted: 15/07/2020)

Studying medical science doesn’t have to equal a life of anonymous lab work or shifts in a hospital. If science, health and helping others is your jam, then you can combine it with pretty much any industry, passion or ‘X’ – yep, even footy.

Click here for full article.

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator