About us

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Established in 1976, SAE Creative Media Institute provides creative media programmes to about 10,000 students at 40+ campuses globally.

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 programmes are pathways to employment.

Not your average classroom.

Globally, SAE offers an extensive suite of creative media programmes, 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.



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

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 Courses


2021 marked 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, Leamington Spa, 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 40+ 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.

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