Billy Blue College of Design

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia (TUA) is renowned for its quality   creative graduates with a high employability rate across a variety of design disciplines, including branded fashion, communication design, digital media design and interior design. Courses are developed by some of the industry’s best designers and lecturers.

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia provide specialist design courses – by designers for designers. Industry experts teach and mentor students, showing them the ropes with industry-relevant skills and super handy career advice. Billy Blue enjoys a strong connection to the design industry, with opportunities to develop as a professional, work on real-world projects in class and grow your own network of industry contacts and clients before you graduate.

With internships and work integrated learning programs involving live briefs, students get the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s top design firms.

Billy Blue at TUA design courses are industry-driven, delivered by designers for designers. Match your passion to one of our university-equivalent bachelor degrees, diplomas, a starting point certificate, or inspiring short-courses. All higher education courses include real-life industry experience helping you graduate with a shining portfolio and critical industry contacts.

Billy Blue at TUA produces creative thinkers - giving you the chance to acquire the relevant design skills, collaborate with the design industry’s leading talents, and gain practical experience along the way. We insist that our students challenge convention and go against the status quo to unlock a world of inspiration and opportunity where imagination is your secret weapon. Your specialist education is delivered by designers, for designers. Tapping into your career potential, and opening your mind to what is possible, is what excites us most.

As part of the Billy Blue philosophy to produce design graduates who have had the opportunity to stretch, grow and connect to the industry, we offer an Internship Program to all of our bachelor degree students. You can apply to complete an internship during your studies – some of these may even earn you course credit towards your degree.

Internships at Billy Blue are realised through many means including the BB Hatch Internship program, dedicated internship subjects embedded within courses and participation in external internship schemes run by our industry partners.

For over 25 years, Billy Blue has been a vibrant community of design practice. Our college is a cluster of young designers and experienced design educators who are fully connected with today’s working industry. Our mission is the same as it was when we began: to be part of a family of designers who can rely on each other to navigate the way forward and share opportunities and livelihood.

Brisbane 90 Bowen Terrace FORTITUDE VALLEY QLD 4006
Melbourne 595 Little Collins Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Ultimo Level 1, 46-52 Mountain Street ULTIMO NSW 2007

2018 Billy Blue College of Design Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Billy Blue College of Design for 2018.
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Description Billy Blue is committed to discovering and nurturing new talent, and the scholarship program provides an opportunity for exceptional new students to join Billy Blue and become the best designers they can be. Applicants should be creative thinkers who want to produce an original design based on their own concept backed by solid research and inspiration. Billy Blue scholarships are available for school leavers or mature age students with no prior design training or experience as well as for students who have completed a VET qualification in design from another provider and are looking to upskill. Billy Blue scholarships are offered for each intake in February, May and September.
Eligibility Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens who have not been previously enrolled in a course at Billy Blue College of Design and who are currently enrolled in full time on campus study. Submissions must be original creative works, not plagiarised, and present relative to the brief. The scholarship will be awarded based on a set of criteria, including creative originality, innovation, academic drive, and industry passion.
Annual amount
Application closing date 31 January
Support types Scholarship,
Level of study Undergraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 1 years
Field of study
  • Creative Arts
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