SAE Perth Campus

SAE Perth first opened its doors in WA in 1984. The current campus opened in 2015 and is located in Northbridge within walking distance to Perth's CBD and public transport.
Perth Campus Building
SAE acknowledges the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation who are the traditional custodians of the land on which Perth Campus stands. Respect is paid to Whadjuk Elders past, present and future. This respect is extended to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from other communities.

Campus overview

SAE Perth is conveniently located within walking distance of the CBD, Swan River, great cafes, affordable accommodation and public transport. The campus has a welcoming student community and a staff of dedicated professionals committed to best-practice teaching and learning.

SAE Perth offers

- Diverse student community with a vibrant social campus culture
- A fun, dynamic and creative learning environment
- Great guest lectures and seminars with renowned industry leaders
- Work placement opportunities at various local festivals including Emergence Creative Festival, WAMFest, Nannup Music Festival and Revelation Film Festival
- Cultural hub location in Northbridge


Four computer labs running industry standard games development and animation software such as UDK and Maya
Digital/analog recording and production studios
Flagship 40 Channel Custom 75 console with Studer 2"inch tape machine recording capabilities
Audient ASP 4816 (x2) and Audient ASP 8024
5.1 Post sound studio with AVID S6 M40
Dedicated mastering facilities
Film production studio with cyclorama soundstage
Industry professionals as lecturers

Getting to SAE Perth

By Bus: James St - Blue Cat 11 (2 minute walk to campus), Shenton St Russell Square - Blue Cat 10 (3 minute walk to campus), Perth Busport (5 minute walk to campus)
By Train: The closest train station is Perth Railway Station (9 minute walk to campus)
By Car: Some parking stations are located near the campus, however, parking in the city is often limited and expensive. Street parking may be available at night; be aware of clearway regulations.
Perth 116-120 Roe Street,
Northbridge, WA, 6003
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Orientation Week
Monday to Friday: 8.10am - 6pm
Trimester Week 1 - 13
Monday to Friday: 8.10am - 10pm Saturday: 9am - 5pm Sunday: Closed
Trimester Break
Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 5pm Sunday: Closed

Meet campus manager Dean Pearson

“What motivates me are our inspirational students and graduates, and of course the great team you work and have fun with every day.”

Man standing in library wearing a casual blue suit.
Perth Students Studying in Common Area

What's on

Info Night at SAE Perth

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

We’re opening the SAE Perth 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.

SAE Audio course

What's on

Exhibition at SAE Perth

Open House
Come along to Exhibition at SAE Perth - a student showcase. 16 December 2022.

You are invited to the SAE Melbourne Exhibition – a Student Showcase event, on 16 December 2022.


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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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