New School Openings

On July 25, 2003, the SAE Institute (www.sae.edu) brought together 400 guests from around the world for the grand opening of its 1 million-square-foot world headquarters in the resort town of Byron Bay, Australia.
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SAE INSTITUTE, AUSTRALIA
On July 25, 2003, the SAE Institute (www.sae.edu) brought together 400 guests fromaround the world for the grand opening of its 1 million-square-footworld headquarters in the resort town of Byron Bay, Australia. The newcenter, which will offer degrees in Audio Engineering, Creative Mediaand Digital Film, features student housing; performance spaces; 10recording, mixdown and editing studios; 31 audio/video suites; and 96workstations. The campus' main studio (shown) features a Solid StateLogic XL 9000 K Series Superanalogue Console.

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTSLOWELL
The University of Massachusetts Lowell Sound Recording Technologyprogram (www.uml.edu/Dept/Music/SRT) recently completedconstruction on a new recording/critical-listening space, featuring amain room, an iso booth and a small guitar closet. The main room(shown) features an SLS/Bag End 5.1 monitoring system with StageAccompany amps and custom Klark Teknik EQ, and playback systems forboth SACD and DVD; the room also includes 48 mic lines, a Furman6-channel cue system and variable acoustics via sliding wall panels.

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BONUS PICTURES FROM SAE's NEW AUSTRALIANHEADQUARTERS

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The headquarters under construction last fall

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One of the main rooms, Studio One

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A student at work in Studio Two

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A typical view from campus