Creative Design Hub

Design your future

Our Creative Design Hub offers students a great place to train, join and collaborate with other likeminded creatives. It's where we nurture tomorrow’s fashion and creative professionals. 

Creative Design Hub


Box Hill Institute students are encouraged to be innovative, generating fresh ideas and turning them into real products.

With over 30 years’ training experience, our boutique Nelson campus houses fashion, graphic design, photography, visual merchandising and interior design facilities.

Student Experience


  • Fashion – Jeans West Final Year Bachelor: Fashion merchandising student completes a collaborative project and experience
  • Design and photography
  • Visual merchandising


  • Fashion: Botanica Fashion Parade
  • Design and Photography:
  • Graduate Exhibition
  • Future Trends Speaker Panels
  • Creative Cup Music and Design Collaboration

Visual Merchandising

  • Fashion Journeys – alumni discuss their career journeys with students
    XO – 2 day event involving exhibitions, industry presentations, workshops
  • Sustainable Living Week- collaboration with Whitehorse Council promoting design sustainability concepts
  • Melbourne Fashion Week – student runway and workshop
  • Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival – student runway
  • La Mode End of Year Graduate Parade

Shape Your Future

Internships and Practical Placement.

We aim for all our students to have a seamless transition into their future career. Many permanent roles result from the internships and practical placements we organise.

See where our students have interned or had placement below:


  • Jeans West
  • Spotlight
  • Simon De Winter
  • Forever New
  • Design works
  • Myer
  • Kmart

Graphic Design and Photography

  • Leo Burnett partners
  • Madman Entertainment
  • Entertainment books
  • Zartart
  • Whitehorse Council
  • Parker Road
  • Octivo Digital
  • Arid Zone
  • ChemMart
  • T-Artist Graphic Design
  • Night and Day Communications

Visual Merchandising

An exciting new course, we have established a relationship with large retail company who will take work placements.

Creative Cup 2: A Song for All Seasons

Box Hill Institute’s second Creative Cup took place from Monday 23 September to Thursday 26 September, with 10 student groups bursting with creativity collaborating on and creating new music around the theme, seasons. 

The Creative Cup is a competition that challenges music, music business, design, photography and fashion students to write, produce and record a song, be styled for photoshoots, develop album art and media assets, and develop a release strategy. All in four days. 

Full list of winners:

  • Overall Winner – High Homes
  • Best Song – High Homes
  • Best Mix – Steve Convine, ‘Floating’ by High Homes
  • Best Engineer – Gabby Crump for her work with a nine-piece band, Yes Chef!
  • Best Production – Caleb Linder and George Charitakis for their work with the Electronic Hip Hop band, ‘In My Zone’ by CITYWIDE
  • The Sennheiser Special Effort award - Max Ross-Glyde for his production work with the band ManneQueen
  • Best Management – Georgina Fiske for the outstanding press releases for the bands ManneQueen and Siselasaur, and who played a major role in helping to run the Creative Cup 2

Read more about our 2019 Creative Cup