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Edition 1 February 2011

Edition 2 March 2011

Awareness Walk

This is one of the first exercises that all first year students undertake- it encourages students to explore a familar plave and space using all their senses; feeling what's around them, letting go of preconceived ideas and notions and being open to a 'sense of place'. Students then return with their camera- here are some of our first year full time studnets' images:  

Eva Bouvard                                               Brooke Daly                                        Jesse Cox                      Nicolas Addison                                   Kelly Kushner

PSC Congratulates Graduate Rhett Hammerton

Finalist in the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011. Click here to view Rhett's image

"What's first year at PSC really like?"...

On Thursday 3 March the first year students had the opportunity to meet some second year student experts. While eating away the popcorn the first years listened to some great tips about how to get through the first year at PSC and have a lot of fun. The key messages from Steph, Carol, Myles and Graeme were to be organised and get lots of feedback from teachers and fellow students!


PSC welcomes Peter Hatzipavlis as our new Digital Centre Production Manager

PSC is very pleased to welcome Peter Hatzipavlis as our new Digital Centre Production Manager. Peter comes to us from Prisms Imaging with extensive photographic and digital imaging expertise and a wealth of experience in digital printing, digital camera, web technologies and advanced computer and software solutions. He has a passion for all things photographic and a thorough understanding of the industry. Peter is keen to keep abreast of the latest trends and future forecasts within the photographic digital imaging industry and relishes the opportunity to take on this new and exciting ‘hands-on’ role at PSC.


2011 Enrolment Days

PSC has just concluded 2 very busy days enrolling a great intake of new full time students.
Congratulations and welcome to everyone we look forward to you commencing with us on 21st February!

Graeme Passmore
First Year
Winner of the Canon Photo 5 competition 2010 (student entry)

Up against students from other Melbourne institutions, we congratulate Graeme on winning this competition. He was thrilled saying, “I found the Canon Photo5 Competition a great creative experience to be involved in. It really tested my mind to different avenues I hadn't thought of before. It pushed my creative boundaries and I came up with images I never thought possible. I’d like to thank Canon, Sarina and PSC for the opportunity.”

EOS Photo5 is Canon's annual creative photography competition that begins with a brown box. Inside there were 5 separate photographic briefs to challenge photographers and this is the first year of a separate student category.

Open day - August 2011


PSC Open Day will be held in August 2011. It will give prospcetive students and their families an opportunity to tour the facilities at PSC and also gain valuable application information. Graduates and current students will be available to provided insights into their experiences at PSC through formal presentations and throughout the day as tour guides.




The best way to find out what makes PSC a leader in photographic education is to tour College with our Communications & Students officers. The tour will take you through the student exhibition where you can view the high calibre of work produced by both our graduates and current students.
You will be able to check out the College's facilities including the impressive studio and advanced digital imaging center.


To book your school tour, please contact the Senior Officer Communications & Students on (03) 9682 3191 or email Melina Rookes.


TIS - Tertiary Information Service

PSC is on tour throughout Victoria as part of the Tertiary Information Service. This year PSC will speak to thousands of Victorian year 12 students. We will travel across Victoria visiting schools from Portland to Bairnsdale, Shepparton to Mildura and Melbourne metropolitan region, so contact us to find out when we are in your region!

Career expos

In 2011 PSC will again be featuring in many career expos and events. The 2011 AGE VCE & Careers Expo was held on Friday 6, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May at Caulfield Racecourse. Once again this will be an excellent event for Victorian students to gain an insight into future career options.
Visit us there to find out about the many exciting career options available to you in the photography industry!!
We will provide provide students with application information and entrance requirements as well as details of the course structure of the Advanced Diploma of Photography. Students will also able to participate in 'mock' photo shoots! See you there!


PSC attends many school career expo's throughout the year including Padua College, Caulfield Grammar School and Catholic Regional College to name a few. If you would like PSC to attend your School's Career event, please contact the Senior Officer Communications & Students on (03) 9682 3191 or



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