SAE Institute’s new 1 million square-foot World Headquarters facility in Byron Bay, Australia, is slated for completion later this year. The new degree center will offer SAE’s first university-style campus, complete with student housing, performance space and over 130 audio/video suites and practical workstations. The campus’s main studio will also feature a Solid State Logic XL 9000 K Series Superanalogue Console.
The Byron Bay World Headquarters grand opening (set for July 25th, 2003) coincides with the establishment of Studios 301 Byron Bay, the latest in owner Tom Misner’s studio group, which will exist as a separately run, on-site professional recording facility and home of 301 Records, Misner’s new record label. The new center will offer Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Degrees in Audio Engineering, Creative Media and Digital Film. The new complex will also house facilities for newly added elective courses including Dance Music, Digital Animation and Live Sound curriculum.
According to Misner, “We have designed the campus to give students a more interactive and enveloping experience during their education with us, in an environment where SAE’s ‘hands-on’ approach to learning can be upheld to the fullest. The degree center will serve as a main hub of activity for SAE worldwide.”
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