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Graduate success

With UTS having such an industry focused approach, our graduates leave with the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience sought by industry globally. As a UTS:Communication graduate, you’ll be on the fast-track to an exciting career. Our graduates work in media organisations, publishing houses, production companies, businesses and consultancies around the world. They work in government and non-government organisations, and as dynamic freelancers engaged in creative and artistic production.

  • Writing graduate wins PM's Literary Award for fiction
    Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Writing) graduate Gillian Mears has won the $80,000 Prime Ministers Literary Award for fiction with her novel Foals bread.

  • Distinguished graduate wins 2012 Sydney Peace Prize
    Winner of the 2012 Sydney Peace Prize, Zimbabwean politician Sekai Holland, has a long association with Australia. A communications graduate of the NSW Institute of Technology, UTS's predecessor institution, she has been recognised for “a lifetime of outstanding courage in campaigning for human rights and democracy”.

  • Debut novelist wins Australia's most prestigious literary prize
    Already the winner of several literary prizes, UTS graduate Anna Funder's debut novel All That I Am named the winner of the 2012 Miles Franklin Literary Award.

  • War stories
    Walkley Award-winning journalist Helen Vatsikopoulos is currently researching and writing a non-fiction memoir about her family during the Greek Civil War between 1946 and 1949. The research is being undertaken as part of her Doctorate of Creative Arts at UTS.