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BEL+T

The Built Environments Learning + Teaching (BEL+T) group is unique in Australia, and a rarity in the world. BEL+T works with academics and students to research and support excellent built environments education. We focus on the opportunities that are opened for graduates, and for our built environments, by great learning experiences. BEL+T applies creative problem-solving and design-led approaches, evidence-based research methodologies, and project-focused consultancy to improve teaching quality and student engagement. Visit the BEL+T site to find events and opportunities; and also tools, guidance and resources for academics, new sessional teachers and built environment education researchers.

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Industry-based education

Watch Melbourne School of Design students learn from award-winning architects Bates Smart - a multidisciplinary design firm delivering architecture, interior design, urban design and strategic services. Bates Smart is one of the oldest firms in Melbourne.

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Bachelor of Design: Design your way

Meet Nancy, MSD student and Digital Fabrication Technician. She’s got some exciting news for new Bachelor of Design students about making your own VR and AR at the NExT Lab.

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Your next step in design

Meet Saran, a first year Master of Architecture student from Japan, with an interest in the Indigenous landscape and the way built environments are considered. She hopes to one day take part in a community project that engages with those impacted by her designs.

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