Our modern major manage project brief this semester is working with UWA medical students on their flagship event, The Red Party – Raising Money and Awareness for HIV/AIDS. Here are a few snaps from this live brief session. Check back in several weeks for a full run down of the new direction for this worthwhile cause.

Here are some photos from yesterday's play date with Chevron. Adv Diploma advertisings student's were able to get their prototypes in front of Jen O'Reilly from the Kellogg Joint Venture 'Barrow Island Quarantine team' and fellow lecturer Peter Lawton. Both were very impressed with the...

Last week, the KO'd Advanced Diploma students received a thorough briefing from Ebony, Evan and the amazingly well spoken and passionate Gorgon Quarantine Manager, Johann van der Merwe from Chevron Australia. The brief invites students to 'play', by developing a board game to help educate and protect Barrow Island. And it is all very timely as it keys in nicely to the overall Chevron Energy campaign of 'WE AGREE'.

A six page, comprehensive brief was developed for AREA 57 graduates as their integrated assignment for 2012. Students were required to develop a strategically robust definition of the Foyer Oxford brand and develop a distinctive, credible and appealing brand identity to support Foyer Oxford in achieving its goal.

Both diploma and advanced diploma students are working hard with Beehive Industries of WA to redevelop their branding, marketing materials and web presence. Here is a quick glimpse at the Adv Dip students work in progress session with Stephanie Lowndes before Easter. [gallery link="file" columns="2"]...

The piece of work had to reflect values of tolerance, democracy and development. It could be an artwork, essay, story, digital media, or a project. Coupled with the work, students were required to complete a 200 word description of how their project addresses the competition...

We found the James Crofts Hope Foundation via GoodCompany and acted quickly to brief this into our Adv Diploma group as their final integrated assignment. The James Crofts Hope Foundation is committed to providing support and assistance to adults and children diagnosed with brain tumours,...

The theme for this years AGDA Poster Annual was “Inspired by Music”. Diploma students undertook this as a class assignment and were invited to be inspired and interpret this theme however they wish. The results (collated below) showcase these outstanding responses to the brief. And with...

Congratulations to all my diploma advertising students who received an amazing brief from Parkerville Children and Youth Care, a non-government, not for profit organisation that has been providing care and protection to children and youth in need since 1903. This 'real life' advertising pitch and campaign...

Advanced Diploma 'Just Desserts' marketing students enjoyed a review session with Mike Edmonds at Meerkats HQ today. On the table was a bunch of raw gems that Mike expertly picked through and polished. Rocks with the 'golden thread' running through. Student's were encouraged to name these...

The Australian Graphic Design Association's 2011 Education Policy is a document started by former AGDA National president Fiona Brine and then further developed and refined by  myself and several other AGDA National stakeholder team members to better inform educational institutions and students of graphic design...

With oversized novelty cheques and a recital of several of the best boyband acapella and pop-love songs (to some catchy dance beats), Chris Anstee from Cornerstone HR (wearing beanie) flew into Perth last week to present Elliot Klass (wearing Cap) and Rachel Tay (with cheque) generous prizes...

Another great term and partnerships with Diploma Graphic Design students and Music Business Students from CIT Leederville. See the range below, in no particular order: GRAPHIC STUDENT PRESENTATIONS MAY 2011 LUKE SWEET and SAM CARMODY: Maritime fence idea pulled off nicely with simplistic line art and grunge styling adding...