The SAE Difference

SAE has been delivering outstanding industry-focused education since 1976. We have set the benchmark for HE and VET qualifications in creative media because we know these industries and we know how to train industry-ready graduates. We love what we do and we are committed to the provision of education options that challenge, develop and inspire.

Creative Media Education Specialists

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SAE equips me for success

We are the world’s leading educator in creative media industries because we work closely with our industry partners, we employ specialist teachers with real-world experience, and we deliver personalised education in world-class facilities.

Our specialised courses in creative media are responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of these industries. We keep our finger on the pulse and think outside the square to help you reach your potential and realise your dreams. 

Global Perspective

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SAE gives me world access

SAE has 53 campuses in 27 countries. Our students and teachers are a unique, diverse and creative community who come together for a collective purpose – outstanding education opportunities. Our expertise is world-recognised and truly global.

SAE courses are Government accredited and internationally recognised. 

Practical and personalised study

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SAE exposes me to the real world

At SAE we know creative media industries graduates need individual practical training. We recognised this back in 1976 – that’s why we pioneered our hands-on, industry focused, and personalised curriculum, delivered to you in state-of-the-art facilities.

We also get you out of the classroom and into the real world, with professional development opportunities at some of South Africa's premier festivals and events.

SAE is committed to excellence in education, and your learning outcomes. 

We know our stuff

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SAE unleashes my potential

At SAE we will help you hone your skills and expertise with our rigorous curriculum based on practical and technical experiences, and grounded in theory and critical analysis.

SAE has been training industry-ready graduates since 1976. We are great at what we do – that’s why we're an industry leader in creative media education.