Building IB refurbishment

This project will support collaborative and specialised Arts and Education teaching in Building IB at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. 

It will see a significant upgrade of the internal fit-out, converting Building IB into a modern, energy-efficient, stimulating teaching environment with formal and informal spaces. The new style collaborative learning spaces and industry-standard specialist teaching spaces will be complemented with student informal breakout spaces.

Project summary



Completion date

August 2017

Project Manager

Simon Taylor
+61 3 5227 2943
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Creating an engaging learning environment

This major refurbishment in Building IB will facilitate a more comfortable, stimulating and authentic learning environment for students. 

This project will provide: 

  • premium collaborative learning spaces
  • a Communications Teaching Hub with direct video link to the Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • an industry standard media lab
  • a Visual Arts Studio
  • a Mac Computer Lab
  • informal learning spaces and breakout areas
  • new carpeting and painting throughout the core areas
  • upgraded amenities. 

The new spaces will be ready for students from August 2017.

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