LASALLE COLLEGE WELCOMES
THE ACADEMY OF DESIGN AUSTRALIA TO THE LCI EDUCATION NETWORK
JAKARTA, July 21, 2015 — LaSalle College is proud to welcome the 22nd LCI Education network member, the Academy of Design Australia, extending the network to 12 countries on 5 continents.
Located in Melbourne, Australia’s design and fashion capital, the Academy of Design Australia is recognized for its Bachelor of Design Arts and its practical programs developed in partnership with leading industry specialists. The institution also finished first in the latest Australian Graduate Survey, ranking graduates’ satisfaction with the quality of courses available in art and design in the greater Victoria region.
“We are very pleased to welcome the Academy of Design Australia to our extended family. For several years now, the LCI Education network team has been working hard to strengthen our presence in the Asia-Pacific market. From now on, students of LaSalle College in Jakarta and Surabaya have access to five new bachelor programs in the network", adds Mario Poulin, director general, Indonesia.
Australia, the third most sought-after country by international students, behind the United States and the United Kingdom, is globally recognized for its education system. When the new school year starts, the Academy of Design Australia will welcome students from the entire LCI Education network through its unique international mobility program.
About LaSalle College
LaSalle College Jakarta and LaSalle College Surabaya are the two campuses located in Indonesia which are part of the LCI Education network, the higher education Canadian network. Our mission is to offer a superior education in keeping with labour-market needs, self-actualization and globalization. Our passion and commitment is to not only teach relevant skills but also to provide professional training in the following specific sectors: Advertising, Fashion, Small Business, International Brands, etc. Offering quality international programs since 1997, LaSalle College welcomes students from all over the world to experience our design program in Indonesia.
About the Academy of Design Australia
The Academy of Design Australia specialises in tertiary-level art, design and digital media. The Academy is an independent institution established in 1998 to meet the demand for innovative education programs in creative, design-based studies. Graduates are prepared via a concentrated course - the equivalent contact hours of a four-year university course, delivered in three years.
The unique Bachelor of Design Arts degree (BDA), the first of its kind in Australia, was developed in consultation with leading practicing art and design professionals and educators. Programs are offered in the areas of Communication Design, Fashion & Costume Design, Filmmaking & Photography, Graphic & Digital Design and Visual Arts.