Canberra Technology Park,
49 Phillip Ave,
We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people who are the traditional owners of the land on which AIE Institute Canberra stands, and the living culture of the traditional custodians of these lands. We recognise that the traditional owners have occupied and cared for this country over countless generations and celebrate their continuing contribution to the life of Canberra. AIE Institute celebrates diversity in all its forms and welcomes students to our harmonious and supportive environment.
Canberra is home to some of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative developers of games, simulation and visualisation software along with cutting-edge production studios. We have close links with Uppercut Games Studios and are co-sited with Dreamgate Studios.
Our Canberra campus is situated in Watson, a leafy suburb just to the north of the city centre. We are 10 minutes drive from the CBD, and are close to public transport and an excellent bike path network. We have ample on-site parking and are accessible by public transport on the 39 bus route that goes from the CBD bus interchange to Watson shops. It leaves every 20 minutes in peak hour and takes 10 minutes to get to Watson. The Watson shops are a 500 metre walk to the campus down Windeyer St. Most buses in Canberra go to the CBD interchange. For more information please go to www.action.act.gov.au
Standard office hours of operation are 9:00am to 5:00pm on weekdays, excluding public holidays.
AIE Institute Canberra campus is located here:
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AIE Institute’s Canberra campus is located in Canberra Technology Park in Watson, which is 10-minute drive from the CBD, close to public transport and boasts an excellent bike path network. Canberra has a large student population with three universities, many national attractions, a thriving arts and sporting scene and is a great place to live!
How do I get to AIE Institute's Canberra Campus?
The 39 bus route goes from the CBD bus interchange to Watson shops. It leaves every 20 minutes in peak hour and takes 10 minutes to get to Watson. The Watson shops are a 500m walk to the campus down Windeyer St. Most buses in Canberra go to the CBD interchange. For more information about Canberra’s bus network, please visit the Transport Canberra website.
A convenient light rail network runs from Gungahlin town centre to the CBD, with plans for further extension in the future. The Phillip Avenue stop is approximately 750 metres from AIE Institute (a 9-minute walk). For more information about Canberra’s light rail network, please visit the Canberra Metro Operations website.
The driveway into AIE Institute is off Phillip Avenue, with plenty of free carparks.
Walking and Cycling
Canberra has a well-developed walking and cycling network. Bicycle rails are situated approximately 750 metres (a 9 minute walk) from AIE Institute’s Canberra campus, near the Phillip Avenue light rail stop.
As Canberra is the bush capital of Australia, space and tranquil scenery are just some of the benefits students can enjoy when moving to the ACT. Being a smaller city, travelling around Canberra is hassle-free and convenient. The same can be said for finding accommodation. Accommodation can be easily sourced close to AIE Institute’s Canberra campus, which is close to the CBD
There are a variety of other educational institutions located in Canberra, which means there is a large amount of student accommodation that can be secured, such as Unilodge
Students might also like to consider the following websites when finding share accommodation or rental accommodation:
- Gumtree - Rental Properties in the ACT
- Domain - ACT Rental Properties
- All Homes - ACT Properties to Rent
- Flatmates - Share Accommodation in Canberra
We do not endorse any particular product and we acknowledge that there are other valid options we have not listed here. We are also happy to pin notices up on our internal notice boards as our students may have rooms to rent in their places or might also be looking for accommodation at the same time.
AIE Institute’s Student Support Services staff are also on hand to provide guidance in the area if required.