Billy Blue College of Design
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Billy Blue College of Design
When? Where? Cost Contact
Saturday, 21st September 2019,
9:30am 1:30pm
Melbourne Campus
196 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Free For any further questions
Call 1300 851 2451300 764 175

Still deciding which creative course or career to aim for? Spend a day with us, at Uni, and discover what a day in the life of a design or gaming student is REALLY like. Our workshops are free, and an ideal way to get a feel for what you like, what you don’t like and where you might see yourself in the future. You won’t know until you try!

On the day you will:

  • Participate in a workshop of your choice run by our talented University design & gaming lecturers.
  • Get a glimpse into our classrooms, and tour the campus
  • Hear from students about their experience studying with us
  • Enjoy some free snacks to keep those creative juices flowing

Workshop types:

  • Communication (Graphic) Design Workshop
  • In this workshop participants will:

    Find out about different career pathways in Communication (Graphic) Design.
    Explore what a typical working day looks like for a Graphic Designer.
    Through a group activity you’ll form your own ‘hot shot’ studio and create branding for a tech startup company.
    Learn about creating new ideas and applying them to logo design and imagery


    one of our amazing Communication Design lecturers!

  • Interior Design workshop
  • In this workshop participants will:

    Reflect on and respond to an Interior Design Brief
    Research and select finishes and furniture
    Produce and present a concept for a given space


    Robyn McDonald is a lecturer at Billy Blue and a professional Interior Designer with a background in art and design education. She has a passion for stimulating and challenging individual’s interest and creativity in both the technical and creative aspects of the industry.

  • Branded Fashion workshop
  • The Branded Fashion Design workshop explores fashion forecasting and how designers use it to develop collections. Participants get to use research and inspiration to design their own fashion looks.


    Rebecca Gully is a fashion design lecturer at Billy Blue and fashion practitioner with extensive fashion industry experience with seventeen years in tertiary fashion education. She is passionate about mentoring emerging designers and has previously completed a post graduate study of her own which explored nostalgia, memory and the designer’s sense of place. She has written and published on collecting and wearing vintage clothing, and contemporary fashion design pedagogy. Specialist areas: intimate apparel and swimwear design; fashion design pedagogy; product development; mid-20th century popular culture and clothing Rebecca’s goal is to inspire, lead, inform and encourage creative entrepreneurship.

  • Photo Imaging Workshop
  • In this workshop participants will be introduced to the exciting field of food and product photography, going behind the scene of a real life commercial food shoot.


    Passionate Billy Blue photography learning facilitator, Pamela Kleemann.

  • Games/Digital Media Workshop
  • In this hands on workshop participants will get the chance to make a 3D game in Unity. You will explore art and design, and a touch of game programming too.


    Emily Duggan is a QA Analyst at Tantalus Media and is passionate about sharing her experience in the Australian gaming industry.

To register:

Please fill in the form on the right, per person. Places are strictly limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment!

Please note:

The ‘Area of Interest’ you choose on the registration form will determine which workshop you are placed into on the day.

We’ll get in touch to confirm your place and send you a reminder closer to the date

Suitable for:

High School students in years 10-12 AND anyone interested in learning more about a career in either Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion, Photography, Digital Media or Gaming .

What to bring: Just yourself, all materials will be supplied.

Register now