SAE Institute South Africa Bursaries Information

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SAE Institute South Africa Bursaries

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  • What about NSFAS?
  • Does SAE offer Bursary?
SAE is the world’s leading educator in creative media industries. Established in 1976, we now span the globe with 47 Campuses in 23 Countries.Our campuses offer higher education qualifications and short courses in animation, filmmaking, and sound production, and we enroll students from all across the globe who seek a life-changing experience in our spectacular facilities, supported and mentored by an extremely experienced and compassionate staff, in one of the most beautiful locations in the world.

At SAE we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional programs in world-class facilities. We ensure our students receive an outstanding education, internationally recognized qualifications, and industry-relevant skills.

Our graduates really do have a competitive edge.


Educating and Empowering our students to become gainfully employed.


– Our brand is built on Trust and Integrity 

– The answer is always Yes

– Change moves us forward

– Our people are our Champions

– We live our brand Passionately 

SAE Institute South Africa is owned and operated by Invictus Education Group under license from Navitas who own SAE Institute globally.

Provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training until the date determined by the registrar as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Provisional registration certificate no. 2014/HE07/001



The School of Audio Engineering enrolled its first class of students in February 1977 in Sydney Australia, and now features 47 Campuses in 23 Countries, making it the largest and most credible provider of tertiary education in creative media technologies in the world.

SAE changed its name to SAE Institute in the latter 1990s upon expanding its portfolio of courses to include animation, gaming, filmmaking, and web design.

In 2008 we chose Cape Town as the location for our first campus in Africa, as the Mother City is the recognised creative capital of the continent. Come to the City that was named The World’s Best Destination in TripAdvisor’s 2011 Travelers’ Choice Awards, was voted World Design Capital 2014, and is home to Table Mountain that is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Our campuses offers higher education qualifications and short courses in animation, filmmaking, and sound production, and we enrol Students from all across the globe who seek a life changing experience in our spectacular facilities, supported and mentored by an extremely experienced and compassionate Staff, in one of the most beautiful locations in the world.


Our Johannesburg campus is based in the trendy, vibrant area of Rosebank and is housed in the iconic Design District building.

Surrounded by restaurants, bars and shops, the campus is also within a 5-minute walk of the Gautrain.

Our state of the art campus provides our students, staff, and guests with an inspiring environment in which to work and study.

All of our studios are purpose-built rooms that are fully floated, isolated and acoustically treated to provide environments that are sonically neutral and aesthetically spectacular.

Our campus opens for short courses in August 2018 and for our full programs in January 2019.


Navitas Pty Ltd is an Australian global education leader providing pre-university and university programs, English language courses, migrant education and settlement services, creative media education, student recruitment, professional development and corporate training services to more than 80,000 students across a network of over 100 colleges and campuses in 28 countries.Further details about Navitas are available at


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson MandelaInvictus Education Group was formed in 2014 based on vision to become Africa’s Leading Private Vocational Educational and Training Network. The name “Invictus” was drawn from one of the World’s most inspirational leaders, Nelson Mandela, who often referred to William Ernest Henley’s poem, Invictus to draw strength from, whilst in captivity for 27 years.

Invictus Education Group focuses primarily in the provision of quality education for occupations that are in demand in the economy, thereby ensuring that every single graduate has an excellent chance of being employed.

It is therefore our mission to:

EDUCATE: Provide relevant and high quality vocational education in an ergonomically positive environment thereby enhancing the performance of our students.

EMPOWER: Through our high quality and relevant education methods we empower our students to maximize their career potential.

EMPLOY: By Educating and Empowering our students we provide them with the skills to become gainfully employed and grow as responsible and productive citizens of society.

With an excess of 20 000 learners, Invictus Education Group is continually reinvesting in education systems, processes and utlising technology as a key strategy to ensure that we can adhere to our vision and mission whilst growing in a controlled fashion.

Further details about Invictus are available here.


SAE Institute South Africa does not offer bursary to any students.


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What about NSFAS? Does SAE offer?

Please note, NSFAS exists to provide financial aid to eligible students at TVET colleges and Public Universities. NSFAS does not exist for students entering Private Institutions. SAE Institute South Africa is a Private Institution, therefore NSFAS funding does not apply.

For Full Details, visit the official website via OR Financial Aid Office.

SACAP contact details


Unit A307, Woodstock Exchange,
Woodstock, SA, 7925

T: +27 21 286 6300
F: +27 (0) 86 212 5459



Design District Building, cnr. Keyes & Tyrwhitt Av,
Rosebank, SA, 2198

T: +27 (010) 4426940
F: +27 (0) 86 212 5459


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