Student Opportunities : School Of Media Arts

December 9th, 2013

Student opportunity: Short term creative spaces

City of Sydney has engaged Brand X, non-profit arts organisation, to provide new and unique creative businesses with city-owned spaces.

Brand X is now inviting creative project submissions for consideration. Successful applicants may have the opportunity to be matched to a suitable city-owned spaces when available. The selected projects will then enter into a short term license with the City at a rental rate of $100 per week (excluding GST and outgoings).

To submit a project idea for consideration should temporary space become available visit Brand X.

Further information can be provided by emailing James.

More information.

December 9th, 2013

Student opportunity: Graphic designer

Urban Remedy is Australia’s leading cold pressed juice cleanse.

They are seeking a Graphic Designer, who is looking to expand their portfolio, to update to their branding. It will include design for labels, posters and signage.

The position is unpaid and tasks can be done at home or at their head office in Bondi Junction .

For more information or to apply, email them here.

Applications close Friday,  31 Jan 2014.

December 9th, 2013

Student opportunity: Hive catering collaboration

Hive Catering is seeking Artists to work with their chefs on a project using food as a medium. As part of their commitment to breaking boundaries and exploring catering, food and events, the outcome of the collaboration will be a photograph to be used on their website.

For more information, contact Director Paul Frost.

November 27th, 2013


Bauer Media is seeking two design interns to work in their augmented reality mobile app department viewa.

The viewa team work closely with editorial teams and clients to create and develop interactive design and multimedia content solutions.

More information:
Junior Digital Designer (paid)
Digital Design Intern (unpaid)

For more information contact Creative Director Justine O’Donnell.

November 27th, 2013


TURF showcases art by public housing residents in a full scale traveling replica of a public housing unit.

It will run at Gladstone Park, Balmain from Nov 30-Dec 2, 9am-5pm and at Surry Hills Library Court Dec 5-9, 9am-10pm.

They are seeking COFA students to volunteer and help to manage the exhibition space.

For more information or to apply, contact Jordan Byron, Tel: 0450 138 209.

November 25th, 2013

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Creative Live Work Spaces

City of Sydney and Gaffa are facilitating six tenancy opportunities to individuals working in the creative industries.

Six one bedroom creative William Street live work apartments in a centrally located apartment block in Darlinghurst are now available and will provide working studios and residential accommodation for creative practitioners. Tenancies will begin from March 2014.

Artists and creatives are invited to apply for one of six residencies for 12 months.

Applications will be assessed considering experience, creative practice, ability to partner and collaborate with other local artists.

A residential lease agreement will be established between the successful applicant and the City of Sydney. Rent will be charged at $250.00 per week for the duration of the lease and a bond of one month’s rent will be required.

More information.

Application form.

Applications close 5pm, Jan 10.

November 20th, 2013

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Greeting card competition

The SHARED Initiative is a startup social change project founded by UNSW graduate Kylie Marks. It aims to use the power of empathy and creativity to help combat global inequality and poverty.

They are currently seeking uplifiting greeting card designs that take inspiration from the concepts of sharing, empathy and ending global inequality.

More information.

Entries close Fri, Nov 22.

November 14th, 2013

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Eramboo Artist Environment

Eramboo Artist Environment in Terrey Hills is seeking proposals from artists, curators and writers for its Artist Residencies and Exhibitions programs for 2014.

Visiting Artists Residency Program: Studio and basic accommodation will be supplied by Eramboo from 1 week to 3 months maximum.  No deadline.

Studio Artist Program: Artists who would like studio space for twelve months, plus a professional development program and potential exhibition/s. Deadline: Dec 5, 2013.

Exhibition Program:
Exhibition Proposals: for artists/curators wanting to organise their own exhibitions.
Ongoing Call Out: Eramboo’s artistic directors will curate a series of collaborative works from artists working in a variety of media. Deadline: Feb 15, 2014.

For more information on each program and applications, email here.

November 8th, 2013

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Exhibition Call out

Three Saints Cafe is offering a free exhibition space to COFA students.

If you are interested in exhibiting there next year, contact Leonie Robison for more details.

November 4th, 2013

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Graphic Design / Social Media Interns

We Are Social is a global conversation agency with offices in Sydney, New York, London, Paris, Milan, Munich, Singapore and São Paulo.

They are offering two internship opportunities for undergraduates or graduates with an interest in Community/Social Media strategy and Design.

The internship program gets you creatively involved in their current social media campaigns and you will work in content and community management, technology and design. It is full or part time for 3-6 months.

For more information or to apply, contact Sophie Back.