31 Oct 2017





31 Oct 2017

SAE Open Day Saturday 4th November, 2017, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Where: SAE Auckland Campus, 12 Heather Street, Parnell, Auckland

If you’ve ever dreamed of a career in audio and film, then the SAE open day is your chance to come along and see how you can turn your dreams into reality.

With the new government’s first 100 days commitment to the first year of tertiary study being fees free from January 2018, plus their commitment to the importance of the arts, there has never been a better time to be forgoing a career in the creative industries.

On Saturday 4thNovember there is no schedule – simply turn up any time between 11am and 3pm and join one of the campus tours. It’s all ages, so family members are welcome.

SAE open day offering include the opportunity to do a full tour of all SAE’s state-of-the-art studio facilities, including the new film studio which was officially opened 12th October 2016.

Tours will be led throughout the day by SAE lecturers and campus staff, who will also give short presentations about all available programmes, potential careers in the industry and the achievements of SAE alumnae. 

The creative industries in New Zealand is a burgeoning sector. SAE Auckland Campus Director, Dr Suzette Major, says, “This is an exciting time be embarking on a creative career in audio and film. Our new Prime Minister holds the arts in such high regard that she’s taken on the arts, culture and heritage portfolio herself.”

“With the new governments’ commitment to including arts in core offerings together with the fee free policy, now is the time for potential students to come and see what we offer here at SAE.”

Dr Major adds that taking part in the open day will give potential students an excellent grasp of what life as an SAE student would be like. 

“We pride ourselves on our campus’ small community feel, the fact we offer both audio and film programmes and access to state-of-the art facilities.”

With over 50 campuses worldwide, SAE Institute is world recognised and truly global. Our tertiary qualifications provide hands-on training for the creative media industries Qualifications on offer include Bachelor of Recording Arts, Diploma of Audio Engineering, Certificate in Electronic Music Production, Diploma of Film and a Bachelor of Film Arts.

Job prospects for graduates are diverse, including recording studio engineer/producer; live sound technician; audio production for theatre, camera operator, scriptwriter and 3D animator to executive producer and film editor, and radio industry work.

Interested future students have to be quick, intakes for the January programme in both audio and film are almost full. 

See more information here.