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ELIA welcomes new member: Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media

09 July 2020

Welcome to our newest member the Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media (ADM).

The School of Art, Design and Media seeks to play a vital role in transforming Singapore into a global media city. Looking in this direction, ADM has implemented a holistic approach, which involves its mission and values, the inter-disciplinary courses offered, the student orientation and the comprehensive education.

ADM offers interdisciplinary courses, designed to shape creative individuals into exceptional artists, new media performers and business leaders, embracing creativity and liberating imaginative minds. Adopting a problem-solving approach to its curriculum, the School fosters and encourages participation and inclusiveness, while maintaining an intellectual and scholarship focus balanced with a hands-on studio practice. Students are taught to use design and creative process to research strategic solutions to today’s complex problems. Graduates are prepared to undertake professional posts in top design firms, create entrepreneurial enterprises in design, or go on further study in doctoral programmes in design. The institution strives for excellence as students are encouraged to go on overseas exchange programmes and to take up internship and professional attachment opportunities, producing top scholars and international Olympiad medalists from the region and beyond. ADM’s long-term plan is to focus on nurturing local talents and providing opportunities for international study and education at a world class standard. 

The faculty of ADM is comprised by an international collective of dedicated arts, design and media practitioners who have been picked for their extensive backgrounds in their fields of expertise. The school is equipped with exceptional hands-on studios digital creation laboratories, media studios, and open spaces that industry practitioners themselves use in their creative work to facilitate and enhance the learning and teaching practices.

The School provides unique educational experiences that facilitate students to:
  • Gain deep understanding of the arts, design, and media fields in dialog with the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and technology.
  • Deftly address challenging problems in the arts, culture and media in consideration of their implications on society, humanity, and the Earth’s ecosystems.
  • Develop communication and management skills at the highest levels, refine skills necessary to engage the field professionally, both independently and through teamwork, in the realization of experimental and professional art, design and media projects.
  • Prepare students to be leaders, role models, and highly responsible citizens of the world.​
ELIA is proud to welcome the Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media to our constantly growing network.

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