List of Textile Engineering Universities / Colleges in Australia

Textiles has become one of the most exciting and diverse areas of contemporary practice, embracing new technologies, opportunities and career paths in Australia. For increasing demand of textile engineering in Australia, many Australian university started textile engineering dept. Huge number local and international students have got scope to study in this field. Here is given some famous university list those give service in textiles.

List of Textile Engineering Universities / Colleges in Australia:
1. Melbourne College of Textiles
Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
address: 25 Dawson St.Brunswick, VIC 3056,Australia
telephone: +61 (3) 389 9111
telefax: +61 (3) 389 9129
staff: admin director: Gertrude Binning
public relations: Gertrude Binning
subjects include: Fabric & Textile
Fashion & Apparel: Kirsty Corter

2. University of Technology - Sydney(UTS)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
address: PO 123, BroadwaySydney, NSW 2007Australia
telephone: +61 (2) 9514 8978
telefax: +61 (2) 9514 8804
website URL:
e-mail address:
subjects include:Fashion Design,Textile Design.
libraries: UTS Library.

3. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology(RMIT)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
address: PO 2476,Melbourne, VIC 3001,Australia
telephone: +61 (3) 662 0611
telefax: +61 (3) 663 2764
website URL:
e-mail address:
staff: admin director: Leon von Schaik
public relations: Max Ripper
subjects include:Fashion & Textile Design (fashion): Janet Medd
Fashion & Textile Design (textile): Michael Peel

4. University of South Australia
Study in textiles in the School of Art, Architecture and Design is oriented towards the Visual Arts

5. Textile Institute Australia

6. Australian College of. Computer Embroidery. and Textile Technologies
This versity gives scope in Computer Embroidery, cotton science and different fields in textiles.

7. Geelong, Victoria, Australia
address: PO 122,Geelong, VIC 3220,Australia
telephone: +61 (03) 5225 0920
telefax: +61 (03) 5225 0502
website URL:
e-mail address:
staff: public relations: Jillian Jordan
subjects include: Architectural Drafting
Fashion & Apparel: Jillian Jordan
8. Australian Capital Territory Institute
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
address: GPO 826, Watson Campus,Canberra, ACT 2601,Australia
telephone: +61 (62) 242 1000
staff: admin director: Barry Roantree
public relations: Barry Roantree
subjects include: Fashion & Apparel: Jeanette Gleeson
Graphics: Bruce Riddell Interior Design & Decorating: Ian Harm

9. Perth Central Metropolitan College
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
address: 15 Aberdeen St.Perth, WA 6000,Australia
telephone: +61 (9) 427 2533
website URL:
staff: admin director: Hazel Fosberry
public relations: Hazel Fosberry
subjects include: Ceramics & Glass
Fashion & Apparel
Film & Cinematography Graphics
Industrial & Product
Video & Television

10. Central TAFE
Northbridge, Western Australia, Australia
address: Locked Bag 6Northbridge, WA 6865Australia
telephone: +61 (8) 9427 1055
telefax: +61 (8) 9427 1999
website URL:
e-mail address:
admin director: Anne Staffordacad
director: Brian Paterson
chief librarian: Mervyn Joseph
public relations: Caroline Dainauski
subjects include: Art, Design & Media,Arts Management,BroadcastingBuilding Design,Civil Engineering,Electronic Publishing,Fashion Design,FilmFine Art,Furniture Design,Graphic Design,Interactive, Multimedia,Interior Design,Jewellery,Music,Photography,
Studio Ceramics,Television

11. Kangan Batman Institute
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
address: Broadmeadows, Pearcedale ParadeMelbourne, VIC 3047Australia
telephone: +61 (03) 9279 2624
telefax: +61 (03) 9279 2630
website URL:
e-mail address:
public relations: Beverly Williams
subjects include: Fashion & Apparel

12. Mount Gravatt College
Mount Gravatt, Queensland, Australia
address: PO 326Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122Australia
telephone: +61 (7) 343 5988
staff: admin director: Nerida Davis
public relations: Nerida Davis
subjects include: Ceramics & Glass,Fashion & Apparel.

13. Raffles College of Design & Commerce - Sydney
North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
address: 99 Mount StreetNorth Sydney, NSW 2060 >AUSTRALIAAustralia.
telephone: +61 (02) 9922 4278
telefax: +61 (02) 9922 7862
website URL:
e-mail address:
staff: admin director: A.G. Shannonacad
director: Karl von Busse
admissions officer: Karen Ng
public relations: Isaac Ng
subjects include: AnimationArt & Design: Gordon Walters,Art & Design: Gordon Walters
Fashion Design: Kevin Heisner,Graphic Design: Dawn Tyack,
Information & Communication Technology: Peter Cameron,Interior Design: Robert Chung
Photography: Guy Campbell,TV & Video Producation: Guy Campbell,
Visual Communication: Gavin Harris.

14. Sydney Institute of Technology - Darlinghurst
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
address: Forbes St.Darlinghurst, NSW 2010Australia
telephone: +61 (2) 339 8633
website URL:
staff: admin director: Ted Binder
public relations: Ted Binder
subjects include: Ceramics & Glass,Fashion & Apparel: Nicholas Huxle.

15. Whitehouse School of Fashion & Interior Design
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
address: Level 3, 55 Liverpool StreetSydney, NSW 2000Australia.
telephone: +61 (02) 9267 8799
telefax: +61 (02) 9267 6947
website URL:
e-mail address:
subjects include: Fashion Design,Interior Design.

16. FBI Fashion College (Australia)
FBI: Fashion College has been established since August 1994 and has helped many students gain a position in the Fashion Industry, without prior fashion experience. FBI: Fashion College is a Nationally Approved Training Provider, having been Accredited by the Vocational Education Training Accreditation Board (VETAB) and the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA).
website Url:
CONTACT US :181 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037 P: 02 9566 2020

17. The Whitehouse Institute of Design
(Australia) : the Whitehouse Institute of Design creates and sustains a unique learning environment. This is intentionally designed to induct students into studio practice, working individually, in groups and teams to prepare motivated and reflective practitioners for careers in design and related fields. Courses focus on creative development through drawing, design and fabrication, together with an appreciation of the importance of design history and aesthetics. Whitehouse fashion students develop technical expertise in addition to historical and theoretical knowledge about fashion and other design industries. As designers, Whitehouse graduates gain expertise through developing skills in research, concept development, fashion illustration, materials knowledge, patternmaking, and garment construction in order to delivery innovative design solutions which have a positive impact on the wider national and international fashion design communities.

18. Australian National University
GPO Box 804Canberra, ACT 2601Australia
tel: +61 (02) 6125 5711
fax: +61 (02) 6125 5705
admin director: Peter Karmel
acad director: Heather Karmel
admissions officer: Jenny Borscz
chief librarian: Joye Volker
public relations: Vivienne O'Connell
libraries: Australian National University Library ANU Institute of the Arts Library
subjects: ArchitectureArt History
Ceramics & Glass: Alan Watt
Computer Graphics & Image Processing: Stuart Ramsden
Fabric & Textile: Valerie Kirk
Fine Art: Institute of the Arts
Furniture & Furnishings: George Ingham
Graphics: Jorg Schmeisser
Jewelry & Metalwork: Ragnar Hansen
Multimedia & Interaction: Martyn Jolly
Music & Musical Instruments: John Painter
Photography: Martyn Jolly.

19. School of Colour & Design
Box 164Cammeray, NSW 2062Australia.
tel: +61 (2) 906 4040
fax: +61 (2) 4363206
admin director: Eva Fay, public relations: Eva Fay
subjects: Fabric & Textile: Eva Fay,Furniture & Furnishings: Prue Leith
Interior Design & Decorating: Prue Leith
20. University of New South Wales - Kensington
High StreetKensington, NSW 2052Australia.
tel: +61 (2) 9385 1000
fax: +61 (2) 9385 2000
admin director: John Ballinger ,public relations: Brian Burke.
subjects: Architecture: John Ballinger
Art HistoryCollege of Fine Arts (animation): John Hughes
College of Fine Arts (film)College of Fine Arts (multimedia computing)Costume & Theatrical: Peter Cooke
Fibre Science & TechnologyIndustrial & Product: John Redmond
Interior Design & DecoratingLandscape & EnvironmentalPlanning: Richard Cardew
Video & Television: John Gillies & Steven Cummins.

21. University of New South Wales - Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2052Australia
tel: +61 (02) 9385 1000
fax: +61 (02) 9385 2000
admin director: J.R. Niland
acad director: C. Condous
chief librarian: M. Bate
public relations: Mike Walls

22. Workshop Art Centre
33 Laurel St.Willoughby, NSW 2068Australia.
tel: +61 (2) 958 6540 ,fax: +61 (2) 9958 0444
admin director: Felicity Sheehan ,public relations: Felicity Sheehan.
subjects: Ceramics: Renata de Lambert,Fabric & Textile: Anne Marie Bakewell
Painting,Photography,Printmaking,Sculpture,Silversmithing: Wendy Learmonth

23. James Cook University - Townsville
Townsville, QLD 4811Australia.
tel: +61 (7) 4781 4111, fax: +61 (7) 4781 5988 .
admin director: J. Williams,admissions officer: Emma Coombes
chief librarian: J.W. McKinlay, public relations: R.M. Golding
libraries: James Cook University Library
subjects: Electrical & Electronics: P. L. Arlett,Fabric & Textile: D. F. DavisFine
ArtGraphicsMechanical & Manufacturing: D. J. Close,Music & Musical Instruments

24. Monash University
Wellington RoadClayton, VIC 3168Australia.
tel: +61 (3) 9905 4000, fax: +61 (3) 9905 4007
admin director: David Robinson
acad director: Allison Crook
admissions officer: Clive Vernon
chief librarian: Edward Lim
public relations: Tony Pollock
libraries: Monash University Library Sir Louis Matheson Library
subjects: Advertising
Art History
Ceramics & Glass: Ken Leveson
Chemical & Process: R. E. Johnston
Civil & Structural: P. Grundy
Electrical & Electronics: W. A. Brown
Fabric & TextileGraphics: Jack Larkin
History & Theory: Colé Sopov
Industrial & Product: Leo Bonollo
Mechanical & Manufacturing: B. W. Cherry
Music & Musical Instruments.


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