Faculty of Education and Arts

Folio requirements

Applicants must complete an Additional requirements form (pdf. 732kb) and submit to the Arts Academy by Friday 14 October 2016. The application form should be returned to the Faculty of Education and Arts, Arts Academy.

Interviews will be confirmed in early November and held in late November to early December. Late applicants after Friday 14 October 2016, must telephone (03) 5327 8608 or email info@federation.edu.au before applying.

At the interview applicants are expected to present the following:

  • a comprehensive folio of their work in a variety of media
  • records of academic progress results.

Selection is determined by the perceived potential of the student, motivation and reason for study within the field as well as previous experience in the visual arts. Folio work should be representative of the individual's ideas and abilities. Qualities of importance are originality, innovation, imagination, experimentation and competence in the basic skills associated with visual arts (evidence of drawing skills should be included). In general, students should submit selected samples of completed works and relevant sketchbook materials. If international students are unable to attend the interview, they should forward a DVD of recent works for consideration of the selection panel.