About us

Creativity is the key to change in the world. Join us in that change.

Professor Marie Sierra, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

With an energetic and innovative culture, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is the proud home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Studying with us, working with us, or simply coming for a visit, you will enjoy the creative cultural outputs of our brilliant students and staff, as well as the beautiful purpose-built Southbank campus on which we are situated.

The Faculty is a place for creative people to come together to expand their minds and experiences, through which they become part of a world-wide community that motivates cultural growth. In short, we believe in the power of the artistic mind to effect change and we welcome you to share in that adventure.

News

Re-membrance, Re-volt, Re-emergence: a Social Practice lecture series at the VCA

14 January 2021
Re-membrance, Re-volt, Re-emergence is a global lecture series convened by Tania Cañas for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Social Practice and Community Engagement program...

Meet Tania Cañas, course coordinator of the Honours program in Social Practice and Community Engagement at the VCA

12 January 2021
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours in Social Practice and Community Engagement is a new one-year course for artists of all disciplines exploring community dynamics an...

Portland House Foundation Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship provides new opportunities in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts

8 January 2021
Determined to support equal access opportunities in the arts, The Portland House Foundation has awarded the inaugural Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship in Film & Television...

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1st

in Australia for Performing Arts

$200M

invested in buildings and facilities since 2010.

300+

events a year attended by students and public

Breadth studies

Explore a passion or discover something new through breadth study. Leveraging the combined strengths of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, the Faculty offers world-class training and facilities.

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