About Us

At COFA, interdisciplinary practice is encouraged and research excellence promoted. COFA is committed to the development of each student’s individual creative potential in Art, Design, Media, Art Education and Art Theory.

There are many good reasons to come to COFA. Here are just 5:

1. At COFA you Learn from the Best

Our staff are all experts in their fields and COFA was rated Australia’s Top Art & Design School!

COFA-UNSW received top results in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2010 National Report.

Overall, COFA achieved the best result of any art and design school in Australia.

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2. Careers and Industry Links

COFA has strong industry links in the creative arenas of Art, Design, Media, Art Education and Art Theory.

COFA graduates go on to have amazing careers and do great things!

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3. Overseas Opportunities

COFA offers students lots of ways to get learning experiences overseas!

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4. Learn Outside the Classroom

Not all learning takes place at school.

COFA offers students a range of opportunities to learn outside the class room.

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5. COFA is Part of a 5 Star University

COFA is a faculty of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) research intensive universities in Australia.

UNSW is one of the top universities in the world.

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