AGDA VIC Mentorship Program
Applications Open



Since its inception in 1980’s, AGDA has been actively fostering meaningful peer-to-peer relationships within the industry. These strong local and international community connections works towards strengthening and unifying the entire industry. The 2019 AGDA Mentorship program aims to support emerging design professionals through practical career guidance and support to help on their professional journey.


The AGDA Mentorship Program is a member only benefit available to current AGDA members with at least 2 years industry experience. The program runs for 8 weeks (6-8 x 1 hour sessions), starting 3rd June 2019 until 2nd August 2019 and places are limited so get your applications in fast!

The Applicant will be required to:

  • Complete AGDA Mentorship application form via Google Forms
  • Include a URL link your portfolio via your own web site or online portfolio demonstrating a minimum of 5 recent pieces relevant to your areas of interest
  • Include your current membership number

Applications close on the 6th May 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by phone or email by 18th May 2019.

For more information on the program download the brochure here.

Click here to complete the Application form.

Program Areas

This year we have a diverse line-up of industry professionals who have generously offering their time to support successful mentees in the following development areas:

> Strategy

> Design Methodology

> Small Business Practice

> Presentation techniques

> Design crafting

> Personal Marketing

> Career Progression

> Portfolio Development


Our 2019 mentor line up will be released weekly until applications close so keep an eye out on AGDA Vic social pages for details. The first of our mentors to be announced are:



Zaidee Jackson - 'Master Networker' and Business Development Manager - Ball & Doggett

Nancy Bugeja - Managing Director - HM Group

Quan Payne - Founder and Creative Director - Payne Studios

Anthony Wymond - Founder and Creative Director - Ignite Online

Carol Mackay - Co-founder, Design Business Council

Richie Meldrum - Brand Thinker, Writer and Content Creator

Tim Wilson - Founder and Creative Director, The Design Objective