At SAE we provide designers with the skills, equipment, mentorship, and connections to turn your ideas into realities.
WHY STUDY DESIGN WITH SAE
Collaborative project-based courses - with no examsWe're output focused and are much more interested in developing your craft, than an exam score. That's why at SAE you'll be in the studio in small classes working on industry-based projects, You'll have opportunities to collaborate with audio technicians, designers, game developers, filmmakers, animators and other designers.
Branding and identity design Online design Print design Digital image-making User-centred design
You'll learn the latest industry-standard software
DESIGN STUDENT WORK
Expert spotlight: Dr. Louise Moana KolffDr. Louise Moana Kolff did her PhD research in Sydney at UNSW, focusing on the notion of taboo in graphic design, specifically in relation to Australian HIV/AIDS campaigns. She is currently working on a book about taboo and graphic design.
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Expert spotlight: Heli PuhakkaHeli has experience working as a senior graphic designer and creative director in design studios, advertising agencies, publishing companies and her own freelance graphic design business (specialising in corporate identity and branding).
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Expert spotlight: Edna ZhangEdna has worked with Oglivy and DDB, managing advertising campaigns for brands such as BBC.com, Motorola, Getty Images and ASUS to name a few.
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Design industry insights & stories
What graduates say about SAE
Evie Slattery"The real-world experience that SAE gives is such a unique part of the program. It gave me the skills to not just design something to fulfill a brief but to design something to fulfill someone's imagination." Current Job: Graphic Designer
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Montague Monro"The lecturers and teachers made the biggest difference for me. They were easy to talk to, helpful, relaxed and fun. They helped me get an internship and work experience." Current Job: Web Designer
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Kara Thattanakham"SAE introduced me to digital methods of design and art which took me in the direction I am in now." Current Job: Graphic Designer
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