The matchstudio learning experience
In matchstudio, students apply and generate knowledge in response to ‘real world’ challenges within an environment that nurtures co-creation and creative thinking.
Through matchstudio projects, students develop skills in:
Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborative practice
Students develop professional skills in multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaboration beyond the structures of their own disciplines to generate new knowledge.
Problem-based, practice-led research
Students research, test, prototype and experiment with innovative ideas, practices and solutions across and beyond disciplines. Students undertake client and user consultation to produces client-responsive, human-centred concepts and developed solutions.
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Students learn how to respond to social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges through critical and creative thinking. Students generate innovative concepts, propositions and solutions. Students make connections with industry and form other diverse networks through ‘real world’ project experience. matchstudio projects often focus on social innovation and provide students with opportunities to develop projects that respond to societal need.
Students learn how to manage time, budget, human resource management and quality aspects of ‘real world’ projects for real clients.