NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Edition 9

LinkedIn has been described as the non-sexy, sleeping dragon of social media (Buck, 2012).  It has become the premiere social media site for professionals; most employers in the UK will search for a job candidate on LinkedIn.  This makes it very useful when searching for jobs internships, exploring careers or

Event Dates: 27-29 SeptemberEvent Location: Sydney Conservatorium, SydneyWebsite: Link This three-day Symposium presents and explores the best practice outputs of nationally and internationally recognised artists covering a wide range of creative research activity within the sphere of music. Presentations include keynotes, papers, performances, installations, student posters, concerts and a panel

What do students of art need to know and be able to do today in order to flourish tomorrow? For the past ten years I have been exploring this question within the context of US art schools (Salazar, 2013a, 2013b, 2014, 2016). Reflecting on this body of research, three strategies

Closing for entries: 30th September 2017Website: Link Entries for the 2017 AHRC Photography prize are invited for works that represent the theme ‘Home’. The Competition, which hascategories for under and over 18’s, closes on 30 September 2017.

Welcome to the 9th edition of NiTRO in which we celebrate our alumni. Through our creative courses, Australia produces graduates who not only continue their careers as artists, designers and performers, but graduates who, through their abilities to think creatively and contextually, contribute to the cultural fabric of our society

A study undertaken into Australia’s grants industry conducted by NFP sector organisation ‘Our Community’  has revealed that: Big organisations are picking up many of the smaller grants that are aimed at small NFP organisations 54% of respondents don’t actually submit applications that they started preparing Arts and culture organisations apply

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research has released its statistical report on student participation for 2016. The Australian government funded VET sector comprises 1931 training providers including 53 TAFE and other government providers; 381 community education providers and 1558 ‘other’ training providers. 1.3 million students were enrolled in the

The government’s R & D Tax Incentive Guide to Interpretation, released recently to assist businesses understand when and how they can claim government tax incentives for investment in research and development, continues its previous pattern of exclusion of research in the arts (and the Humanities).  In his media release, the

The Australia Council has released the States and Territories results of its National Arts Participation Survey to supplement the recently released Connecting Australians: Results of the National Arts Participation Survey.  The report highlights that ACT residents attend more theatre productions; NSW residents are more likely to attend multi-art form festivals;

CP Snow’s two cultures debate was still bubbling under the surface in a round table discussion, attended by CEOs, artists and arts organisations, convened by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as part of its public consultation on digital and art policy. Referring to part of the