Welcome to the Sia Furler Institute of Contemporary Music and Media

The Sia Furler Institute nurtures innovation and creative thinking, preparing students for inspiring careers in media and music. Our students have access to unique opportunities to study and practice in areas including composition, film, digital, new media, sound engineering and music technologies.

Music and media students are guided by the Elder Conservatorium of Music and Department of Media practitioners, performers, technical staff and industry experts. Students benefit from the expertise of artists and professionals in residence, and have the opportunity to showcase their achievements to public audiences.

Study options

Learn how to integrate your study with the Sia Furler Institute, through subjects, masterclasses, the Australian eChallenge High Note program and scholarship opportunities.

Engage with us

Get involved with the Sia Furler Institute, through volunteering, becoming a business partner or helping grow industry connections.

Sia Furler 

Adelaide-born, Sia Furler is one of Australia's most celebrated and successful creative artists. Through a succession of critically acclaimed and commercially successful songs, Sia has forged an international career at the highest level. As a performer and a singer-songwriter, her creativity extends equally to video and digital media and she has become an inspiration to a generation of young musicians the world over.

In recognition of Sia's outstanding achievements the University of Adelaide has established the Sia Furler Institute for Contemporary Music and Media.