Opening in January 2023, the new Adelaide SAE campus on Franklin Street will be a multi-level, purpose-designed building. Destined to become a creative learning hub for Film, Animation, Games, Audio, Music, and Graphic Design - SAE is excited to expand the creative courses on offer and is looking forward to welcoming you on location soon!
SAE acknowledge the Kaurna people who are the traditional custodians of the land on which Adelaide campus stands. Respect is paid to the Kaurna Elders past and present, and extends to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from other communities.

Campus overview

SAE Adelaide offers students brand new inspiring work spaces, state-of-the-art equipment, and a teaching crew with extensive industry experience.

SAE Adelaide Offers

A dynamic campus in a convenient location
A talented and supportive student/staff community
Collaborative work opportunities and experiences
A hands-on, project-based approach to learning to best prepare you for a creative career


Ableton Push unit
Korg Minilogue
Arturia Drumbrute
Arturia Minibrute
Audio Technica USB turntable
Novation Launchpad
Akai and Novation controller keyboards
UAD Apollo audio interface
A range of professional microphones
Two fully equipped Mac computer labs

Getting to SAE Adelaide

By Bus: The closest bus stops are: T1 Victoria Square (4-minute walk), W1 Grote Street South side (5-minute walk), D1 Sturt Street North side (5-minute walk)
By Train: The closest train stop is Adelaide Central. (20-minute walk)
By Car: Limited car parking is available in front of the campus at $3 per half hour or $17 for 10 hours. Free street parking is available in the area for limited periods
Current campus Level 5, 16-20 Coglin Street,
Adelaide, SA, 5000
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Week 1 - 13
Monday to Thursday: 9am - 5pm Friday to Sunday: Closed
Trimester Break
Monday to Thursday: 9am - 5pm Friday to Sunday: Closed

Meet Campus Manager Leanne Fardone

“I strongly believe in education as an agent of social change and am committed to creating industry pathways for SAE graduates.”

New in 2023

New Adelaide Campus

Opening in February 2023.

2023 is the year we bring Higher Education to SAE Adelaide. Located near Victoria Square in the heart of the CBD, the Adelaide campus is close to everything you need.

We’ve also got you covered with FEE-HELP-approved Bachelor’s degrees in Music, Film and Creative Industries, as well as Diploma courses in Games, Audio, Music, Film, Animation and Graphic Design, so all you need to worry about is creating.

This new campus is stacked with all the tech and equipment you’ll need: digital and analogue studios, gaming consoles, electronic music gear, a multi-purpose film studio, professional digital film cameras and accessories, two edit suites and five computer labs with the latest industry-standard software.

For those who need a quiet space, we’ve carved out dedicated quiet study areas and a large balcony to soak in some sunshine while you work. It’s also a sweet space for events and networking.

SAE Adelaide (Opening in 2023)

15-19 Franklin Street, Adelaide 5000

  • Purpose-built, three-story campus in the heart of the Adelaide CBD
  • Three large digital and analogue recording studios
  • Industry-leading mixing consoles and control surfaces from SSL, AVID and Audient
  • Studio equipment from Neve, API, Sennheiser, Universal Audio and much more
  • Large multi-purpose film studio with Industry-standard digital film cameras and DSLRs, film accessories for monitoring, lighting, and rigging
  • Two digital editing suites, including surround sound capabilities
  • Access to a range of musical instruments: guitars, keyboards and drums
  • Electronic music production gear from Arturia, Ableton, Korg and Novation
  • Five computer labs with software for Film Editing, Animation, Design, Games Development and Music Production
  • Gaming consoles and the latest design equipment
  • Dedicated study spaces and quiet areas
  • Large balcony common area

New location. New studios.

Artist impressions of the new campus, opening Jan 2023

SAE Info Night October 2022

What's on

Info Night at SAE Adelaide

Information Night
Join us on campus to explore your interest and passion for a career in Creative Media.

We’re opening the brand new SAE Adelaide campus and giving you the chance to chat with our industry experts, who are ready to answer all your questions about studying and working in creative fields.

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Take the first step in launching your creative career with confidence
SAE is excited to now offer our campus tours in person or online!

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SAE boasts world-class facilities and collaborative spaces geared towards the creative media industries, as well as flexible remote learning options.

Why not check SAE out for yourself and book a campus tour? When you book a campus tour, you are given an opportunity to speak to an SAE Course Advisor, who can address your needs and help answer your questions.
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