Arts for smart's sake

18 June 2021

Recently retired Queensland Court of Appeal judge the Honourable Anthe Philippides (Bachelor of Arts ’80, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) ’82) believes the arts are absolutely vital for humanity – they bring us joy, they make us think, and they can help us understand the views of others in ways we may never otherwise consider. 

And she should know: her Honour has spent a lifetime advocating for the arts in her role as mentor, philanthropist and general aficionado.

“No matter what career one pursues, we can all learn from the broader perspective an arts education brings – I think the arts are essential for all students," she says.

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