Students and educational institutions in Australia should seek more opportunities for overseas study trips and exchanges to bring more of an international perspective to design education, the newly elected head of architecture for one of Australia’s leading universities says.

Professor Adrian Carter, who was appointed head of architecture at Bond University’s Abedian School of Architecture last month, said Australia’s education sector in terms of architecture and design was exceptionally good at fostering open mindedness and innovation and was leading the way in terms of access to technology such as…