NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


Regional tertiary students learned alternative skills in performance when after just two weeks of face to face acting classes, we were forced to undertake all teaching and learning online via Zoom due to the pandemic. Emergency remote teaching offered in response to a crisis such as COVID-19 is different

CQUniversity was a proud partner of a fundraising activity held during the Adelaide Fringe Festival, by matching ticket sales donated from the opening night of the Ironing Maidens’ new performance A Soap Opera. Patty Preece, an Associate Lecturer at CQUniversity, is a member of the Ironing Maidens, an award-winning electronic

By Dr Elizabeth Ellison — At one stage in my academic career, I spent time teaching into a broad postgraduate degree in which my teaching team and I coordinated cohorts of students in study areas. Mostly, these were what we might consider to be traditional discipline areas, such as creative

CQU has a new Bachelor of Creative Arts which is being offered first at its Cairns campus. Announced in mid 2016, the program aims  to help Cairns become the arts capital of Northern Australia.  In a region long associated with careers in mining, Head of Creative Arts David Cashman observes