SAE Melbourne Campus

After a $5mil expansion in 2016, SAE Melbourne is one of the largest SAE campuses globally.
Melbourne Students Front of Campus

Campus overview

SAE Melbourne boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a teaching team with outstanding professional and educational expertise ready to help you become an industry-ready graduate.

SAE Melbourne Offers

A large, well-resourced campus
A supportive and welcoming staff and student community
Collaborative work opportunities, experiences and events
Outstanding professional development opportunities
Maximum access to facilities with the campus open till 11pm every week day during trimesters


35+ years investment in industry-leading education facilities
Nine audio studios including Neve
Three state-of-the-art edit suites
Designated Mastering suite
Latest digital media courses and equipment
Four introductory level analog & digital recording studios
360sqm acoustically treated multipurpose sound stage for use across all streams
Three high-end large-format recording studios using the Audient ASP 8024, Neve Genesys and AVID S6
AVID S6 dual-purpose studio for post-production and recording with red-net ethernet-based recording interfaces
Nine after-hours iMac computer labs with the latest creative media software
Large green screen recording space
Multipurpose lecture theatre with AVID D-Command console and 5.1 surround sound
Fully stocked Library with quiet study area, collaborative study area and resource centre
Professional standard film equipment including 2 x ARRI Amira's, SONY PMW-F5, 4x FS7's and much more
Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets for 3D gaming
Unreal, Unity, C++, Maya, Visual Studio software games
Protools, Ableton software for Audio
Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk Suite for Design, Animation & Games students
Premiere Pro, After Effects & DaVinci Resolve for Film students
Student common room and kitchen
Creative learning space

Getting to SAE Melbourne

By Bus: The closest bus stop is Montague St & Normanby Rd (2-minute walk to campus).
By Tram: The closest tram stop is Stop 126 (Montague St) on the 109 route (4-minute walk to campus)
By Car: Free parking is available on Normanby Road and behind the campus on Woodgate Street. Parking is limited during peak times.
Melbourne 235 Normanby Road,
South Melbourne, VIC, 3205
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Weeks 1 - 12
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 11pm Saturday: 10am-5.30pm Sunday: Closed
Week 13
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 11pm Saturday to Sunday: Closed
Trimester Break
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-5.30pm Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Meet campus manager Keiran Bartlett

“There’s a look that students get in their eyes when suddenly things start making sense, when their knowledge clicks into place. Watching this evolution happen in a person is addictive.”

What's on

SAE Melbourne Open House

Information Night
Come along to SAE Melbourne Open House event, to explore your interest and passion for a career in Creative Media.

What's on

SAE Melbourne Open House

Information Night
Come along to SAE Melbourne Open House event on 19 January 2022, to explore your interest and passion for a career in Creative Media.

What's on

Creative Futures at SAE Melbourne

Information Night
Come along to SAE Melbourne Creative Futures event, to explore your interest and passion for a career in Creative Media.

We’re opening the SAE Melbourne 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.

What's on

SAE Melbourne Info Night

Information Night
SAE Melbourne Info Night
Game dev experts support next gen
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Game artist, designer and SAE lecturer shares what inspires him
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Melbourne students bring skills to ARIA nominated Tones and I video
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SAE acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation who are the traditional custodians of the land on which Melbourne Campus stands. Respect is paid to the Wurundjeri Elders, past and present, and this respect is extended to Aboriginal and Torres Strait people from other communities who are here today.

Find out more about SAE Melbourne

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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!

Book a Tour

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. They can address your needs and help answer your questions. We look forward to welcoming you!
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