Raffles College of Design and Commerce (Raffles College Pty Ltd) is a unique education provider based in Sydney, Australia specialising in design, visual communication and business. We deliver premium vocational and higher education programs from Certificates through to Bachelor Degrees and Masters Degrees.
We’ve been around for over 30 years. Keeping pace with industry, we deliver excellent courses and produce graduates who are well respected and successful in their careers. We do this by having lecturers who are active in industry, so their teaching constantly benefits from a real-time knowledge of what’s going on out there.
From February 2015 we have relocate to our recently purchased bright NEW and spacious campus situated on 1 Fitzwilliam Street in the Central Business District of Parramatta. It’s convenient location is directly in front of the Parramatta railway station and Westfield shopping centre.
Parramatta is located within the Sydney’s western suburbs, about 24 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. Western Sydney is a large, dynamic region, characterised by a young and diverse community, a strong economy and a unique natural environment. It is one of Australia’s fastest growing urban populations with affordable accommodation.
- Lecture theatre with state-of-the-art sound and projection technology
- Modern Library with adjoining break-out areas and outdoor balcony
- Exhibition space / venue with facilities for students, staff, artists, designers on the ground floor with prominent street frontage
- Darkroom and available light studios for Photography
- Concept and wet rooms for Graphic Design
- Dedicated Fashion Marketing journal design and publishing studio
- Fashion Design styling studio
There is a range of different spaces for all the varied activities that our students get up to. Classrooms can be small studio workshops (essential for practical design classes), to larger lecture-style rooms. It all depends on what you’re studying
A huge range of specialist resources and is linked to millions more through the university inter lending service (UniLinc). See the Library Guide for more info.
Well-equipped and modern facilities, with Mac and PC computer labs loaded with the software used in industry today
(InDesign, Maya, Photoshop, AutoCAD, Final Cut Pro and Effect, Dreamweaver, After Effects and more).
Australian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Brazilian, Colombian, Pakistan Thai, European and many more
Raffles College Pty Ltd (trading as Raffles College of Design and Commerce) is a registered private education provider in Australia. It delivers and awards its own higher education and vocational qualifications, from Masters degrees and Bachelor degrees through to Certificates.
Raffles College also works closely with an international network of colleges in theRaffles Education Corporation. It is possible to articulate directly into our Bachelor Degrees at selected Associate Colleges after having completed an Advanced Diploma. Students doing this pathway will graduate with a Raffles College Bachelor Degree.
Raffles has purchased its own building in the heart of Parramatta city. The building is 6 levels of which Raffles occupies 3 plus ground floor.
Parramatta is surrounded by great food, restaurants, coffee shops, westfield shopping centre and events, sprawling parklands, heritage sites, thriving arts scene and nightlife!