SAE Byron Bay Campus

Purpose-built campus set amongst sub-tropical gardens, just 5 minutes from town
Byron Bay Students Campus Entry

Campus overview

SAE's Byron Bay campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team of industry professionals who are passionate about helping you unleash your creative potential.

SAE Byron Bay offers

Excellent academic and student support services to help you achieve your personal best
Smaller class sizes with industry-experienced and passionate lecturers
Secure and affordable on-campus student accommodation
Work placement opportunities with Byron Bay Bluesfest, Splendour in the Grass, Mullum Music Festival and more
A hands-on, studio-based approach to learning to best prepare you for a creative career


10 large digital and analog recording studios all with live spaces plus a dedicated mastering suite
Flagship SSL Duality recording Studio 1 with two large live spaces and two isolation booths, 5.1 surround sound and an electronic music production (EMP) suite.
Studio 2 includes a flexible workflow space equipped with a control room and two live spaces, home to our unique producer-in residence course
Premium industry consoles including the SSL Duality, SSL 9000K and the Custom Series 75 console powered by Neve
EMP MIDI suite featuring the Prophet 08, Roland JV 1080, Ableton Push and the Roland System 1m modular synth, Genelec speakers and a PreSonus monitor station
Live sound equipment featuring the Yamaha LS9 digital console and X32 Behringer console
Professional standard digital film cameras including Sony’s PMW range, the Canon C100 MKII and the Sony PXW-FS7
Large offsite green screen studio with set design space
Industry standard film lighting including Fresnel Kits, DEDO, Kino Flow Tegra, new HMI and Rotolight AEOS LED kits.
Small insert studio with set lighting and white, black and green backdrops
Three edit suites and one hot-desk edit suite with latest film post-production software
Lecture theatre / film theatrette with cinema seating and 7.1 surround sound
C- labs with large screen Apple iMacs preloaded with a range of specialist software including Adobe Creative Suite
Professional standard design and animation equipment including Wacom graphics tablets and Digital SLR Cameras
Specialised gaming PCs with 32GB RAM, 500GB Solid State Hard Drive, GTX 1070 Graphics Cards and 28 inch 4K widescreen gaming monitors with licenses for 3D Unity and Maya
Fully-stocked library with bookable study area
A cafe serving healthy food and great coffee plus lunchtime tunes

Getting to SAE Byron Bay

By Bus: For bus schedule information visit:
By Taxi: Byron Bay Taxis T: +61 (02) 6685 5008
By Car: The campus is located on Ewingsdale Road in Byron Bay with plenty of free parking on site.
Byron Bay 373-391 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay, NSW 2481 Get Directions
Weeks 1 - 13
Monday to Friday: 9am - 9pm Saturday to Sunday: Closed
Trimester Break
Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Meet Campus Manager Ben Funnell

“We’re a fun and friendly bunch on the Byron Bay campus, as one would expect. Underpinning that, though, is a real determination and passion to develop outstanding creative industry practitioners.”

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SAE acknowledges the Arakwal people of the Bundjalung Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Byron Bay Campus stands.
Respect is paid to the Arakwal elders past, present and future. This respect extends to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for other communities who are here today.
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