Aussie game start-ups target GDC San Francisco

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) launched their games business incubator program to turn games development students into entrepreneurs late last year, and if there's any proof that they're taking things seriously, the AIE have flown their incubator students to the Games Developers' Conference (GDC) to experience the process of pitching their games and creat

Z Brush and Unity3D short courses at Victoria University

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The Academy of Interactive Entertainment expands internationally

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE), an established Australian game education institution formed in 1996 and with campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra, has their sights set on overseas expansion with the opening of their first international location in North America.

IGN feature on the Australian games education sector

An industry is only as good as the experience of its workforce, and there's little doubt that the education sector plays a vital role in the games industry's growth and success. For many game development students across Australia graduating from their multi-year courses this month, it's a time for celebration, but they do so knowing that the industry they had hoped to enter has drastically changed since when they first enrolled.