Australian National University, School of Art & Design (ANU)

The Australian National University (ANU) School of Art & Design (SOA&D) equips students with specialized skills for professional careers in the visual arts, media arts and design industries.
Their philosophy embraces an interdisciplinary and flexible approach to art education, where new technologies augment traditional media.


Global Exchange School
  • Canberra, Australia

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

February — June

Fall Semester

July — November

Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Ceramics
  • Film/Animation/Video
  • Furniture Design
  • Glass
  • Jewelry + Metalsmithing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture

Exchange Website
University Website
Fact Sheet
Program and Courses
Inbound Student Guide
Housing Information

Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • English

Full English instruction

About ANU

Course Selection

Most 4000-level courses are not available to exchange students. Visual art courses can fill up very quickly so early application is advised.

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

The entire application process will be completed using an online application portal. Apply the semester before you plan to attend.

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1:1 Advising Session

Have questions? The RISD Global team is available to meet for a 1:1 advising session. We can give you more information about your study options, help you figure out which program makes sense for you, and assist you with the application process.

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