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Student testimonials

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"Studying Visual Arts helped me learn what an artist can contribute to society."

Kate Parker

Visual Arts graduate

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"WAAPA is everything I thought it would be... and more."

Alexander Lewis

WAAPA graduate

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"The assistance and support of the lecturers at ECU has been great."

Jessica Clowes

History and French student

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"One of my favourite things about WAAPA was the wealth of various techniques and tools we were presented with."

Luke Arnold

ECU Acting graduate

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"The course has given me the knowledge I need to move forwards personally and professionally"

George Donaldson

Indigenous Australian Studies student

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"WAAPA is the perfect learning environment for aspiring dance students."

Matt Carey

Advanced Diploma of Dance graduate

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"It's so much more than fashion; it's everything that supports the industry too."

Emma Brankovic

Contemporary Fashion student

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"We had world-class lecturerers to motivate and inspire us."

Sebastian Forsström

Communications student

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"If I had to choose one word that describes this fantastic program, it would be ‘opportunity’."

Scott Ewan

Bachelor of Dance graduate

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"My time at WAAPA has been a whirlwind."

Charlotte Hazard

WAAPA Acting Student

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"ECU assisted me in becoming an extremely competent classroom teacher."

Rebecca Stewart

Education student

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"Studying my course at ECU has provided me with the knowledge and skills I need to succeed."

Bree White

Secondary Education graduate

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"The skills and knowledge I gained at ECU have enriched my art."

Shameem Taheri-Lee

WAAPA Jazz Composition graduate

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"The professor assigned to my research project was particularly amazing!"

Chris Devauld

Public Relations graduate

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“The best thing about the Arts Management course is that you learn a little bit about everything.”

Simon O’Leary

ECU Arts Management graduate

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"The most important thing I’ve taken from studying fashion at ECU is learning how to develop my creative concepts and turn them into a design."

Liz Brown

Contemporary Fashion student

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"I use the learning from my Contemporary Arts degree in my work"

Tessa Moncrieff

Fashion and Visual Arts graduate

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"The 3 years I spent studying Costume at WAAPA were the most fulfilling and inspirational that I’ve had. Being given the chance to study there opened my eyes to all the opportunities available and the variety of paths you can choose to follow."

Osha Shealey

ECU Costume graduate

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"As a student from Nigeria, my decision to study Education at ECU was strongly influenced by its international reputation and the recognition graduating from the University brings."

Stephan Bolaji

Education PhD candidate

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"Throughout my three years at WAAPA I’ve learnt numerous techniques that have helped in my professional life as a freelance visual artist."

Jerome Davenport

ECU Props and Scenery graduate

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"I am so grateful for my time at WAAPA, having worked with and been taught by world-class musicians and performers over the last three years."

Bonnie de La-Hunty

ECU Bachelor of Music (Vocal) graduate

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"I think the best tool we were taught was to question everything."

Lara Parry

Design and Fashion student

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“I wanted to major in Jazz music and I knew WAAPA was the best place to study”

Linda Oh

ECU Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance)

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"My training at WAAPA has provided me with the ability to conquer my fears."

Caitlin Cassidy

Master of Arts (Creative Arts) student

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"WAAPA taught me the tricks of the trade that enabled me to pursue my love of theatre."

Abbie-Lee Lewis

Certificate IV in Theatre (Aboriginal) graduate

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"I've always wanted to be a Primary School Teacher."

Jessica Sharman

Primary Education student

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"ECU has opened my eyes to so many opportunities."

Trevis Mcinnerney

Indigenous University Orientation Course (IUOC) student

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"The training and experience I received at WAAPA has allowed me to channel my passion and belief in myself."

Patrick Howe

ECU Design graduate

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"Having hands-on experience was definitely the most beneficial aspect of the course."

Jarrod Kayler-Thomson

Secondary Education graduate

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"I am thoroughly enjoying my experience at ECU."

Anthony Chiappalone

Education student

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"I've had the chance to rub shoulders with guest lecturers from the industry."

Jessica Dietrich

Communications student

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"I continued on with my studies at ECU because of the teachers and lecturers there."

David Sanzone

Bachelor of Music (Honours) student

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"WAAPA is one of the most creatively stimulating environments in Australia."

Euphina Yapp

ECU Bachelor of Music (Instrumental) graduate

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"I have also been able to apply my new knowledge in a hands-on way."

Eugene Potito

Education student

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"The best aspect of my course was the range of subject areas covered."

Ms Cheryl

Education student

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"I found a place where it was OK to sing every day..."

Meg Mac

ECU Contemporary Music graduate

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"It has been a rewarding experience and an amazing opportunity to learn the ropes."

Saxon Fairclough

Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Stage Management)

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"My course provided me with the understanding that creative ideas and communication are essential aspects of public relations."

Danielle Posejpal

Advertising and Public Relations student

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"The atmosphere is innovative, interdisciplinary and connected to real world issues, and the research supervisors are experienced and encouraging."

Dr John Ryan

Communications PhD graduate

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"My time at ECU has been extremely challenging and rewarding."

Cheryl Durongpisitkul

Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance)

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"I met so many inspiring photographers who cemented my desire to pursue that direction."

Claire Martin

Photomedia graduate

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