SAE Melbourne Campus

After a $5mil expansion in 2016, SAE Melbourne is one of the largest SAE campuses globally.
Melbourne Students stand in Front of Campus at desk. One at a laptop. One standing holds a coffee. One has has in pockets.
SAE acknowledges the Bunurong people of the South-Eastern Kulin Nation, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which the Melbourne campus stands. We respect the continuing Cultures of First Nations peoples and recognise their connections to lands, seas, waterways, sky and Community.

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 9pm on weekdays during trimesters


35+ years investment in industry-leading education facilities.
12 audio studios including a high-end API 1608-II and an Audient ASP8024DLC studio console. Also, an AVID S6 which is a dual-purpose post-production and recording studio connected over Dante to our 360sqm soundstage via Focusrite Rednet interfaces.
4 state-of-the-art edit suites with colour grading panels and monitors.
A designated Mastering suite.
360sqm acoustically treated multipurpose sound stage for use across all streams, including a touring Live Sound PA.
9 after-hours Apple Mac labs and 5 after-hours PC labs with the latest creative media software, providing plenty of access to work on large projects with large teams.
1 Large green screen studio.
Multipurpose lecture theatre with AVID D-Command console and 5.1 surround sound.
Professional standard film equipment from brands including ARRI, SONY, CANON and much more.
Current virtual reality headsets for 3D gaming prototyping.
Unreal, Unity, C++, Maya, Visual Studio software games.
Protools and Ableton software with various plugins available. Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk Suite for Design, Animation & Games students. Premiere Pro, After Effects & DaVinci Resolve for Film students.
Other facilities include a student kitchen, common room and many creative learning spaces.

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: 8:30am - 5.30pm Tuesday - Friday: 8:30am - 9:00pm Saturday: 10am - 4:30pm Sunday: Closed
Week 13
Monday: 8:30am - 5.30pm Tuesday - Friday: 8:30am - 9:00pm Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Trimester Break
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5.30pm Saturday & 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.”


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