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.

We bring together all the artistic disciplines within a tier-one research university. Work in our world-class facilities, in the centre of Melbourne's Arts Precinct. Build on your knowledge and skill with a world-class education experience, designed to challenge and enhance your creativity

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Meet Ngioka Bunda-Heath: 2022 Hutchinson Fellow

18 May 2022
Ngioka Bunda-Heath is a Wakka Wakka, Ngugi and Birrpai dancer and storyteller whose choreographic works are a deep excavation of her cultural and ancestral histories. She is a...

Focus on new Associate Deans in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

17 May 2022
The 2022 academic year has ushered in a new Director of the VCA and a new suite of Associate Deans for the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. These executive-level positions...

Enterprise Professor Natalie King on curating 'Paradise Camp' for the Venice Biennale

30 April 2022
The New Zealand pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia recently opened with artist Yuki Kihara’s ensemble exhibition, Para...

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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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