Match Studio

Designed to make a difference.

Match Studio is the University of South Australia’s innovative learning space, geared to support skills development through client-focused interdisciplinary project collaboration and professional practice.

Match Studio enables students from across the University to undertake work integrated learning to learn about and apply design management methodologies to co-create innovate solutions to real-world challenges.

Through systems thinking, design thinking, and co-design, Match Studio facilitates an engaging student learning experience supporting the contextualisation of an individual’s disciplinary knowledge and development of professional acumen.

Delivering rich, research-engaged, action-based learning, a Match Studio experience better prepares university graduates for employment. Clients include community organisations, businesses across a range of industries, and local and state government policy makers and agencies. Match Studio fosters the creation of multiple forms of value – for students, researchers, clients, and society.


What we do


[Design thinking] draws on collective intelligence to produce results that are greater than the results possible by individuals working alone. – Rob Curedale (2013)


Studio based education is a distinctive form of practice-based learning that integrates the acquisition and application of skills and knowledge in professionally relevant projects and tasks. Studio pedagogy combines theory, application, practice and reflection in a highly interactive and supportive peer-to-peer learning environment.

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Match Studio
City West Campus
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide  SA  5001