Industry’s University for Design and Creative Technology
Hand in hand with the Design industryOur network allows you to engage with industry at each stage of your studies. We work with influential organisations to understand what roles, skills and experience are in demand now and in the future so we can create relevant curricula.
We also partner with some of the most prestigious organisations from around the world to bring you opportunities to earn invaluable experience, skills and network. This includes exclusive scholarship, mentorship and internship programs with the likes of Vogue Australia, The Iconic, DDB, Society Inc and more.
Industry accreditations and partners
Adobe affiliation benefits
You'll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you're studying Design with us.
Certain courses are recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, so you know your education is of the highest industry standard.
Vogue Australia partnership
We’ve partnered with industry leaders including Vogue Australia, to offer you internship, mentoring and scholarship opportunities.
Exclusive Sibella Court ambassadorship
Our interior design courses are built in collaboration with international design icon Sibella Court, founder of Society Inc.
Our IT courses are structured to align with the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society, the peak body for the ICT industry.
IBM Academic Initiative Partner
Our courses are developed in collaboration with IBM, providing access to select software, courseware and key student resources.
AWS Web Academy Member
Our Software Engineering courses are built in collaboration with AWS, offering the most up to date industry curriculum.
PlayStation® First Academic Development Partner
Develop games using the PlayStation® 5 Platform with exclusive access to Professional Development Kits and Tools.
Ranked top 10 by Career Animation
We have ranked in the Top 10 Animation Schools in Australasia by Career Animation.
Houdini SideFX certified school
Gain free access to the award-winning industry-standard Houdini SideFX platform.
Practical industry-ready experience
Across our Design and Creative Technology course range, we offer a variety of work experience opportunities that will see you graduate with a competitive edge and a strong network to start your career.
Live briefs let you solve design challenges for genuine organisations as part of your coursework, while internships give you the chance to put your skills to work alongside clients in a variety of settings such as interior design studios, fashion houses and creative agencies.
Billy Blue Creative
Billy Blue Creative is an independent design studio housed at our Ultimo campus. Billy Blue Creative offers the chance to liaise with clients and collaborate on real client briefs, all the while being mentored by seasoned professionals and clients working in the industry.
Featured industry partners
We collaborate with industry-leading organisations to deliver extraordinary programs and initiatives for our students.
Vogue AustraliaBilly Blue College of Design’s longstanding partnership with Vogue Australia is founded on a mutual love for design and innovation, and a shared commitment to fostering emerging talent.Society IncIndustry interior design icon Sibella Court, Founder of Society Inc is our exclusive Interior Design Ambassador. This partnership creates an array of invaluable opportunities including scholarships and live briefs.Sony EntertainmentThanks to our partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) game programming students will develop games using the PlayStation® Platform through the PlayStation First Academic Development Program.
Blowfish StudiosBlowfish is a full-service development studio creating best-in-class games and interactive content and one of our longstanding creative technology industry partners.
Connected to industry
With our Design courses, you’ll start working in design environments from day one. Our state-of-the-art campuses are equipped with industry-standard facilities, technology and equipment to emulate professional studios, so you graduate confident whatever the environment.
Industry-connected Design academics
Our academics are still active in the Design and Creative Technology world, so you know you’re learning skills and knowledge that will prepare you for your career.
Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology
Scott has more than 20 years of academic experience, leading various programs, schools and faculties across Europe, Asia and Australia.
Associate Professor of Creative Technology
Program Director of Creative Technology Cluster
Dr Michelle Douglas is a senior design academic and consultant with 20+ years' international experience at global institutions across the UK, USA and Australia.
Program Director, Interior Design
Scott continuously strives for our interior design suite of courses to pulsate with industry relevance and to generate the future of
Program Director, Branded Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing & Enterprise
Specialising in fashion marketing and branding, Russell has spent more than 20 years in the fashion industry, using his skills as a designer
Associate Dean, Design and Creative Technology
In her 25-year design career, Robyn has owned a studio, directed a company and led countless community projects. Having worked in
Program Director, Information Technology
He holds a PhD in machine learning in network security, a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering and has been
Senior Learning Facilitator (Course Co-ordinator), Game Design, Development and Programming
Trent is a co-founder of Sydney-based games studio Pygmy Tyrant. He has designed and created gaming content for more than 20 years
Senior Learning Facilitator, UX and Web Design
Liam has freelanced in industry for the past 10 years, working with clients such as ABC and Queensland Government.
We work with industry to design creative employer solutions, from bespoke branded programs that let you take a hand in educating the next generation of industry leaders, to customised courses based on objectives specific to your organisation.
We can also help with study pathways and skills development, to help prepare your workforce to meet the demands of the ever-changing world.