Dear <First Name>,
Congratulations on receiving
an offer from the University of
South Australia's School of
Art, Architecture and Design!
Your classes commence on 14th February 2011, so we encourage you to accept your offer as soon as possible!
Why Choose the School of Art, Architecture and Design (AAD)?
If you are passionate about art, craft or design, seeking a
career in the arts or design industry or wanting to develop
your research skills and your capacity to creatively express yourself,
then you should accept your offer to University of South Australia’s
School of Art, Architecture and Design. Originating from one of Australia's
long-established art and design schools, our programs of study at undergraduate,
postgraduate and research degree level equip you with high-level creative
problem-solving skills balanced with highly developed practical skills.
The School boasts excellent studio facilities and South Australia's most
comprehensive art, craft and design library.
It also offers professionally recognised programs that provide students
with skills in aesthetic appreciation and critical analysis, creative and
lateral thinking and leadership and problem solving. Our graduates continue
to win acclaim, various prizes and prestigious awards for their art, architecture
and design practice, arts writing and curatorship.
The School also offers Australia's most recognised and comprehensive
'design and build' architecture program. You'll get your inspiration on-site: students
are based in UniSA's award-winning Kaurna Building, 2006 Winner of the Sir Zelman Cowan Award
(Australia's highest accolade for public building) and 2008 Winner for the Innovation and Excellence
Award for Public Buildings. UniSA's architecture programs have a strong focus on design and the
integration of core skills and knowledge in design studios across all year levels. Students develop
technical and communication skills in architectural construction, science, visual communication,
design theory, creativity and environmental awareness. Modes of study include studio work, national
and international field trips, workshops, master classes and overseas study experiences.
The Art, Architecture and Design School at the University of South Australia sets
the pace in contemporary art, architecture and design, linking study with the professions.
Academic staff who are also professional artists, designers and theorists, present their work
locally, nationally and internationally, along with their students.
If you have any questions about how to meet your conditions,
please respond to this email for help.
I look forward to seeing you on campus soon! For all further
information regarding your offer, please contact Sheetal
Professor Mads Gaardboe
Head of School
School of Art, Architecture and Design