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.

At-A-Glance

What
Global Exchange School
Where
  • Canberra, Australia
When

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

February — June

Fall Semester

July — November

Who
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
Links

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

Spring Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Sep 26, 2019
School Deadline: Nov 1, 2019
Fall Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
School Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
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

Ready to Apply? Applications for Fall 2020 Global Exchange and AICAD Exchange are now open! Deadlines vary per partner school and are listed on each partner school's page.
If your host school is an Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design Exchange partner (typically based in North America), apply to RISD Global by March 10.

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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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