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Celebrate World mental health week

by Julia Lewis -

Australians are a resilient bunch. But this year has tested us like never before. Following a summer of bushfires, COVID-19 and now economic challenges, our communities have experienced new fears, uncertainty and isolation.

For World Mental Health Day and Mental Health Week Australia, see how local YouTube creators are sharing their stories and helping others find ways to speak out, take care, and cope

New ACCESS to Student Portal

by Julia Lewis -

Hello All

Please note that we have a new look website.

therefore the access to the Student Portal is a little different

The password for all students is BSSPortal4000

Please make a note of this but do not share it with others. You will then be able to access Moodle, Paradigm (student records) and the Library via your existing passwords.

kind regards


Discounted AACTA student membership

by Julia Lewis -

We are delighted to bring to your attention our newest membership tier, AACTA Student! Providing access to a wide range of resources, AACTA Student membership is aimed at developing students’ understanding of the industry and encouraging emerging creators with an interest in screen culture and entertainment.

We at AACTA envision harnessing the global power of screen to provide a voice for all. With AACTA Membership forming a unique community spanning the screen entertainment industry, we invite you to share in this exciting opportunity.

We are offering a 10% discount on the cost of the AACTA Student membership, valid until 31st October via our website using LOVETOLEARN on the checkout payment page.

This will give you complimentary access to our online streaming platform AACTA TV (New content will be available 2nd November), boasting an extensive library of Australian content as well as industry masterclasses and exclusive premieres. In addition, AACTA Student members will receive discounted rates when entering the various development initiatives, pitches, and competitions we launch throughout the year.

Additional Student membership benefits include:

  • Unlimited access to AACTA TV
  • Access to AACTA’s year-round Screen Culture and Industry Development Program
  • Entry fee savings across AACTA Pitch initiatives
  • Access to AACTA Rewards including discounts from The IconicGoProFinal DraftSamsoniteAudible and Dinnerly plus many more
  • AACTA’s year-round Screen Culture and Industry Development Program
  • Partial voting rights to determine the nominees and winners of the AACTA Awards
  • AACTA Awards entry eligibility for Short Form and Online categories
  • Exclusive online content including premiere screenings and Q&A discussions
  • Savings on tickets to the annual AACTA Awards and associated events
  • Cinema and film festival discounts, including Event CinemasHoyts, and Village

Whether your place is on the screen, behind the camera, on the couch, or front row in a cinema there is an AACTA membership option for everyone. 

Sign up now and forward this email to your fellow students!

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