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We believe pioneering minds create the future.
Established in 1976, SAE Creative Media Institute provides creative media programs to about 10,000 students at more than 40 campuses around the world.

SAE is recognised for providing students with access to the best industry equipment and facilities, employing teaching staff with strong industry experience and delivering hands on teaching and learning in small class environments. The Institute engages with industry to develop curriculum that is relevant to local and global workforce needs. Work placements and internships are embedded in SAE programs are pathways to employment.

Not your average classroom.

Globally, SAE offers an extensive suite of creative media programs, from short courses and professional training through to bachelor and postgraduate degrees.

SAE students graduate in just two years and benefit from hands on access to industry standard equipment, learning in small classes with exceptional levels of one to one support.

 

SAE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

The SAE Alumni Association is a global network of over 15,000 graduates and industry professionals who have studied at SAE.

Alumni are spread across the world and occupy various roles at production houses, design institutes, studios, venues and more.

All SAE graduates become members of the Alumni Association upon graduating and are entitled to a number of benefits, including:

  • A global network of creative media professionals
  • Regular communication and event information
  • Employment and professional development opportunities
  • A platform to connect with industry partners
SAE CONVENTION

The SAE Alumni Convention is premier creative industries event, bringing together industry innovators, thought leaders and SAE alumni from across the globe.

Traditionally held in Germany, the annual event features over 50 international guest speakers and an exclusive exhibition showcasing 90 of the world’s top digital brands.

OUR HISTORY

2021 marks SAE's 40th anniversary in the UK, celebrating our continuous delivery of world-class creative media education at campuses across the nation.

SAE UK offers industry focused creative media honours degrees, skills diplomas and short courses across seven subject areas – Animation, Audio, Content Creation, Film, Games, Music Business and Web Development.

SAE students graduate in just two years and benefit from hands on access to industry standard equipment, learning in small classes with exceptional levels of one to one support.

Our global community of inspirational alumni are winners of Oscars, Grammys and BAFTAS.

Our influence and reach in the sector is worldwide.

In the UK for over 40 years, we have provided creative media training and education to thousands of students on three campuses in London, Liverpool and Glasgow.

SAE International

From its humble beginnings in Sydney in 1976, SAE has become a global player in creative media education.

We now boast almost 50 campuses in some of the world’s largest, most exciting cities including New York, Dubai, Jakarta, London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Bogotá and México.

Our brand in Europe, UK, New Zealand, South Africa, USA, Canada, Mexico, the Middle East, South-East Asia, South America and at other Licensed Campuses is known as SAE Institute.

ABOUT NAVITAS

The SAE brand sits under the corporate umbrella of Navitas.

Navitas is an Australian global education leader reaching more than 80,000 students across a network of over 120 colleges and campuses in 28 countries providing:

  • University courses at Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Masters level
  • Creative media courses at Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Masters level
  • Continuing professional development
  • Career advancement programs
  • Corporate training to government and business
  • High school studies
  • University preparation
  • Migrant settlement services
  • English language training

 

The Navitas success formula is underpinned by our unparalleled international network, an unrivalled commitment to student experiences and outcomes, a track record of working in partnership with universities and industry, and a passion for discovering new technologies and models of teaching and learning that will improve education now and into the future.

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