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.

News

Meet visual artist Moonis Ahmad Shah, PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne

22 April 2021
Moonis Ahmad Shah tells Sharon Grace Flynn about using interdisciplinary methodologies to create "counter archives", completing his PhD at the Victorian College of the Arts an...

Meet Monica Lim, Master of Music (Research) in Interactive Composition student

22 April 2021
Monica Lim’s practice investigates the composition of sound through movement. Her electromagnetic piano, created in collaboration with composer and lecturer David Shea f...

Disclosure: an Australian indie film and the team who made it

26 March 2021
Michael Bentham’s debut feature film Disclosure premiered at Palm Springs International Film Festival and Berlinale in early 2020. The film is screening at Cinema Nova...

Upcoming events

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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