About us

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

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.


The art and science of teaching music online: Dr Carol Johnson at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

15 June 2021
Lockdown has accelerated the shift towards online music teaching, making Dr Carol Johnson’s expertise in the field, earned over nearly 20 years, more sought-after than e...

VCA Film and TV to host the Impact Australia 2 screenwriter accelerator program

10 June 2021
Impact Australia 2, the follow-up to the highly coveted screenwriter accelerator program, will be held in-person this year on the Victorian College of the Arts’ (VCA) So...

MIFFPlay and the VCA partner to showcase short films

8 June 2021
More than 40 graduating shorts films by Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television students will be showcased on MIFFPlay, the digital platform of the Melbourne I...

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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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