SAE Brisbane Campus

State-of-the-art four-storey campus, located in Brisbane’s creative hub west end.
Brisbane External Building
SAE acknowledges both the Jagera and the Turrbul People as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Brisbane SAE Campus stands and pays respect to Elders past and present and to emerging community leaders. Respect is extended to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from other communities.

Campus overview

SAE Brisbane offers

An outstanding campus in Brisbane’s creative hub
A culture of collaborative and interdisciplinary practice
A team of staff with professional experience in some of the largest and most significant creative media companies
An active and welcoming student body offering a number of social clubs and extracurricular activities
Professional development opportunities through work placements, internships and volunteering


State-of-the-art four-storey campus in the cultural district
Seven large digital and analog recording studios
Four live recording rooms
Premium industry consoles including the Neve Custom Series 75
AVID S6 - the latest in high-end control surface technology and our most recent acquisition. The studio is configured as a state-of-the-art multi-purpose setup for 5.1 surround sound film mixing, music production and mastering, housing some of the best hardware and software that money can buy. This facility is one of the favourites among our senior Bachelor of Audio students who often spend hours in the studio perfecting their craft.
Industry-standard Cyclorama film studio
Large multi-purpose soundstage
Huge post-production editing suite with attached vocal booth
Nine after-hours iMac computer labs with the latest creative media software
Three after-hours PC computer labs with the latest creative media software
Film Theatrette with cinema seating
Creative study spaces
Fully-stocked library with three creative study areas
Professional standard premium camera equipment
Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest virtual reality headsets
HTC Vive virtual reality headsets
Perception Neuron motion capture suit
Professional standard design and animation equipment including Wacom graphics tablets
Student common area with gaming
Rooftop balcony with city views

Getting to SAE Brisbane

By Bus: Frequent bus services operate near the Brisbane campus. TRANSlink bus: stop 8 (3-minute walk to campus) CityGlider bus: Donkin St stop (6-minute walk to campus)
By Bike: Brisbane has many bikeways and shared pathways to allow for easy and safe cycling in and around the city. A bikeway runs from the CBD along Riverside Dr to the campus
By Car: Some parking stations are located near the campus, however, parking in the CBD is often limited and expensive. Street parking may be available at night; be aware of clearway regulations.
Brisbane Cnr Jane Street & Riverside Drive, West End, QLD, 4101 Get Directions
Weeks 1 - 13
Monday to Thursday: 8am - 10pm Friday: 8am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 4pm Sunday: Closed
Trimester Break
Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm

Meet Campus Manager Michael Page

“It is the people that make an SAE campus such an amazing place full of creativity and passion.”

SAE staff member Michael Page
SAE Brisbane offers students inspiring work spaces, state-of-the-art equipment, and a team of staff with extensive industry experience, located in the cultural hub of the City's West End.
Festival student

What's on

Info Night at SAE Brisbane

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

We’re opening the SAE Brisbane 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.

Brisbane Students in Common Area

What's on

Exhibition at SAE Brisbane

Open House
Come along to Exhibition at SAE Brisbane - a student showcase, on 4 May 2023.

You are invited to the SAE Brisbane Exhibition – a Student Showcase event, on 4 May 2023.

Students in Common Area

What's on

Open Day at SAE Brisbane

Open Day
Come along to the SAE Brisbane Open Day event on 12 August 2023, to explore your interest in the creative industries and opportunities SAE can offer you.

We’re opening the doors to our state-of-the-art Brisbane campus for Open Day on 12 August. Come and check out the campus and discover SAE.

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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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