Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Melbourne


Some big news for those wanting to study game development in Melbourne...

"THE Victorian government is contributing $150,000 towards the establishment of a Melbourne campus of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment....

It is scheduled to open for the first semester of 2004.

Ms Thomson said the new campus would initially create six new jobs, intake 80 students in the first year and be staffed by game industry veterans."

Read the AustralianIT article here.

** Zdnet has an article on it too. You'll find a bit more information there detailing the courses, and costs. Click here!

*** The AIE website has a nice introduction to AIE Melbourne up on site, with some background on David Giles, Head of School, AIE Melbourne. Click here.