Melbourne Campus

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.

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.


P: +61 3 8612 1900
Tower 4, Atrium Level
World Trade Centre
18-38 Siddeley Street
Melbourne VIC 3008

Year 12 applicants only: Please note that Year 12 applicants for Diploma and Advanced Diploma offered at AIE Melbourne campus need to apply via the Victoria Tertiary Admission Centre (VTAC). For more information on how to apply via VTAC, please follow the link.

All other applicants can apply directly to AIE.

AIE Melbourne campus is located here:

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Local Area

Located on the cusp of Melbourne CBD in Docklands, places to visit nearby the Melbourne Campus include:

  • Crown Casino
  • Melbourne Aquarium
  • Medibank Ice House
  • Melbourne Eye
  • ACMI
  • 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.


Flinders Street:

  • 70
  • 75

Spencer Street:

  • 2
  • 48
  • 96
  • 109
  • 112

General Information

  • 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 Student Loans 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 Student Housing Australia and UniLodge and.

Alternatively you can utilise share housing via websites such as,, and

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.