Who's It For?

The Wild is the first 6 months of the 2 year pathway at Foundry. That means whichever pathway you choose you’ll start in The Wild. It’s in The Wild that you’ll learn the fundamental skills you’ll need to succeed in any creative field. For those who don’t yet know what they want to do, The Wild gives you time to taste a range of fields and figure it out. For those who already know which pathway they’ll pick, The Wild provides the perfect foundation.

Learn about Pathway

A New Way To Learn

Whether you’re coming into Foundry after 12 years of education, or you’re ready to shift careers,  The Wild is built with these varied backgrounds in mind. We take time to introduce you to the Foundry model of learning before you embark on the rest of your 2 year journey. You’ll have time to get your head around how we do things: small class sizes, collaboration, up-to-date  content, teachers who work in their respective fields, and a strong intersect with industry. 

Find Your Passion

You might know you are creative and that you can’t see yourself working a conventional job, or doing the same thing day in, day out. But what does that mean for your future? Your education so far may not have prepared you for career prospects in web, virtual reality, social media, design, emerging technology or many others. Not only do you need to trial all the creative disciplines, in many instances you may need to discover they exist. We have designed The Wild to showcase the full spectrum of creative pathways available to you so that you can trial them and move forward knowing where you want to specialise.

The First Six Months Of Your Two-Year Pathway

Creative Foundations

We strongly believe that all creative fields share a common core set of skills that are fundamental to working within the industry. The Wild lays the groundwork for your ongoing creative education and career path -  technical design skills, creative and critical thinking, and business & brand.

Foundry Experience, National Awards

When you study at Foundry, you study content designed and developed by Foundry, delivered in our campuses, taught by our expert teachers. Our content is aligned to awards from our university and vocational partners.

Studio Class Sizes

Tailored around creative studio environments, Foundry tutorial and workshop classes are kept small. Beyond this we have designed our guest lectures around industry conferences and ensured learning experiences that model the ‘co-working’ movement being utilised by modern freelancers.

National Speakers

Every season in The Wild brings a new set of national guest speakers sharing their insights with our creatives. This means that you'll gain access to top Australian creatives who are leaders in their field both nationally and globally. 

Industry Teachers

Industry is at the heart of Foundry’s educational design and to ensure that our pathways accurately represent industry, we ensure that our teachers are also still active creatives. From studio art directors to freelancers working with international clients, at Foundry your education is informed by the reality of industry on a daily basis. 

Inspiration And Adventure

During your time in The Wild, and throughout your journey, you get access to our creative day conferences called Foundry LIVE. Hearing about the incredible projects some of our nation’s top creatives have worked on as well as learning about day-to-day life in a specific field is particularly relevant during your first 6 months as you decide on your specialisation pathway. You’ll also get the chance to get inspired by your surrounds, during our Wild Adventure offerings - a range of out-of-campus experiences designed to ignite your creative juices among like-minded creatives. 

After The Wild

For the problem solver, who's an artist at heart.

For the closet psychologist who needs a creative outlet.

For the storyteller obsessed with capturing unique perspectives.

2019 Applications Opening Soon

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2019 Applications Opening Soon

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