Melbourne is at the forefront of games development in Australia. Since opening here in 2004, AIE has cemented its place within the local games and visual production industry as the place where studios go when looking for talented artists and programmers.
AIE graduates work at all levels across the major studios in Melbourne as well as many international ones and have worked on a huge number of games including the blockbuster Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV, Rockstar Games) and the top selling iPhone apps Flight Control and Sims 3 and Films such as Avengers Age of Ultron, Mad Max: Fury Road and Guardians of the Galaxy.
Located on the cusp of Melbourne CBD in state of the art facilities, AIE students use the latest versions of industry standard software to create games and animated film under the guidance of a friendly, industry experienced teaching staff. With the campus only a short tram ride from CBD, there are endless opportunities to experience the richness of Melbourne life, including its many international film, arts and sporting events.
Places to Visit near the Melbourne Campus:
- Police Museum
- Melbourne Aquarium
- Medibank Ice House
- Melbourne Eye
- Eureka Sky Deck
How do I get to AIE's Melbourne Campus?
Our Melbourne Campus is located a leisurely 8 minute walk from Southern Cross Station which services Regional (V/Line) and Metropolitan (Metro) Victoria, making it easily accessible from Melbourne and the regional surrounding cities.
- Student Concessions are applicable to AIE Melbourne students for discounts on rail travel, movie viewing, student software and much more.
- All Advanced Diploma courses are AUSTUDY and VET FEE-HELP approved.
- Vicotria Government Funding now is available at AIE Melbourne. For further information, please follow this link.
Named the world’s most liveable city for the fifth year running, Melbourne has all the benefits of a metropolitan lifestyle with great public transport infrastructure, amazing food, cafes, culture, live music scene and nightlife whilst being within travelling distance of the iconic Great Ocean Road to see the world – renowned beach, Bells Beach and famous Australian scenery like the Twelve Apostles.
It’s no wonder people look at moving to Melbourne but we understand that the process of finding a place to live may be daunting so here is some suggestions to get students started. Student accommodation can be a great way to make new friends and you can try nonspecific institution residences such as Urbanest, Student Housing Australia, UniLodge and Le Student 8.
We are happy to put up notices on internal notice boards as our students are often looking for housemates to share with. Please come and see our friendly Student Liaison Officer if you would like to utilise this service.
Please note: we do not endorse any particular product and acknowledge that there are other valid options that are not listed here.