VANCOUVER, July 20, 2015 - LaSalle College Vancouver is proud to welcome the 22nd LCI Education network member, the Academy of Design Australia, extending the network to twelve countries on five continents.
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Located in Melbourne— Australia’s design and fashion capital— the Academy of Design Australia is recognized for its Bachelor of Design Arts and its practical programs developed in partnership with leading industry specialists. The institution also finished first in the latest Australian Graduate Survey, ranking graduates’ satisfaction with the quality of courses available in art and design in the greater Victoria state region.
“We are very pleased to welcome the Academy of Design Australia to our extended family. For several years, the LCI Education Network team has been working hard to strengthen our presence in the Asia-Pacific market. From now on, students of LaSalle College Vancouver have access to five new bachelor programs in the network", says Diego Do Livramento, Director of LaSalle College Vancouver.
Australia— the third most sought-after country by international students, behind the United States and the United Kingdom— is globally recognized for its education system. When the new school year starts, the Academy of Design Australia will welcome students from the entire LCI Education network through its unique international mobility program.
About LaSalle College Vancouver
LaSalle College Vancouver offers Diploma programs in Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design, Jewellery Design, Graphic Design, and 2D/3D Animation. The Vancouver campus also offers on-line training programs in Interior Design, Fashion Marketing, Video Game 3D Modelling, and Administrative Assistant. The college is accredited by BC’s Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) and is a member of the LCI Education network.
About the Academy of Design Australia
The Academy of Design Australia specialises in tertiary-level art, design and digital media. The Academy is an independent institution established in 1998 to meet the demand for innovative education programs in creative, design-based studies. Graduates are prepared via a concentrated course - the equivalent contact hours of a four-year university course, delivered in three years.
The unique Bachelor of Design Arts degree (BDA), the first of its kind in Australia, was developed in consultation with leading practicing art and design professionals and educators. Programs are offered in the areas of Communication Design, Fashion & Costume Design, Filmmaking & Photography, Graphic & Digital Design and Visual Arts.