What is matchstudio?

matchstudio is an interdisciplinary professional practice and practice-led research studio that provides project-based authentic work integrated learning opportunities for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

matchstudio provides commercial, government/community and not-for-profit organisations with the opportunity to share their challenges with multi-disciplinary teams of UniSA and participate in the co-creation of unprecedented and highly innovative proposals and outcomes.

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.

Project management

Students learn how to manage time, budget, human resource management and quality aspects of ‘real world’ projects for real clients.

Engage With Us

If you are interested in working with matchstudio, please submit your project idea by filling in our project application form.

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Recent Project

matchstudio Current Project

Eye Candy

A public exhibition of eyewear designs by industrial design and visual art (jewellery) students. Students worked in a cross-disciplinary studio environment to develop concepts for, and prototype, wearable 3d models of eyewear.

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Get in touch

City West Campus
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide  SA  5001

Jane Andrew
+618 8302 0332

Lucy Weekes
+618 8302 9244