About the Campus
Situated in the centre, SAE Liverpool is just a five minute walk from all that the city has to offer.
Our recently refurbished campus boasts brand new Mac Labs, green screen and industry standard production studios full of the high specification equipment favoured by professionals. We regularly hold Live Lounge recording sessions featuring local bands – filmed and recorded by our own students. Look out for session recordings on our social channels.
Liverpool has a dedicated team of academic staff, supervisors and administrators who are ready to nurture your skills and support your studies from the moment you walk through our doors.
Campus Academic Coordinator:
Liverpool is home to over 6,800 creative companies generating over 48,000 jobs for creative professionals in independent gaming, film, audio and design.
A UNESCO city of music, Liverpool has over 130 music gigs every week and more artists with number one hits have Liverpudlian origins than any other city.
Support for creative startups is strong and locally based ACME regularly encourages collaborations through their KIN network and affiliations with Digital Catapult, resulting in growing opportunities for work and placements locally, nationally and even internationally.
Liverpool is a well-known city for students. Catering for at least 3 universities besides SAE, Liverpool provides a good range of options for students moving into the area.
Elective modules allow you to specialise in an area of interest to you. In addition to your planned programme of study, you are given the opportunity to choose one elective module in Trimester 3 and one elective module in Trimester 5 of your degree course.
Elective modules available Sept 2016 – Sept 2017*
Advanced Character Creation
* Elective module availability is agreed in August of each year. Availability may be subject to change for the following reasons:
- In response to feedback and review processes to ensure we continually improve our programmes.
- Demand to ensure the number of students is sufficient to deliver an excellent learning and teaching experience.
- Currency and relevance to ensure the elective modules on offer are up-to-date and reflect the fast pace of change in the Creative Media sector.
SAE will strive to ensure that any impact on students and applicants is limited if such changes occur.
SAE Institue Liverpool has splenty of public transport links close by.
- Moorfields (0.2 miles), connected by the Northern and Wirral lines to the main stations in Liverpool.
- Liverpool Lime Street (0.7miles) for National Rail services.
- James Street (0.6 miles) for Albert Dock and Liverpool One.
- Liverpool South Parkway, for John Lennon Airport.
If you need more information about travel options, including rail and bus passes, timetables or general information, contact Merseytravel: www.merseytravel.gov.uk
Arriva and Stagecoach services operate in and around Liverpool city centre. For more information about student bus passes and timetables, contact:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Looking for private student accommodation can be a daunting process, especially if you are new to the city, or even to the UK.
To give you a helping hand, our Student s Guide to Private Accommodation is packed full of essential information, covering all the main questions and issues that people face when looking for accommodation.
TYPES OF ACCOMMODATION
SHARED RENTAL ACCOMMODATION
As Liverpool is a university city, demand for student housing is heavy so start looking early!
SpareRoom, Rightmove and StuRents are great places to begin your house hunt and get a feel for what s available. SAE also has its own Facebook group page, designed to help students connect with potential flatmates.
Alternatively, you can also contact lettings agents directly. To help you, we ve put a list together of agents in Liverpool.
NB: This isn t a full list of Liverpool agencies, just some who specialise in student lettings.
*Ensure that the letting agent you use is following the code of practice of the national Association of estate Agents.
SAE does not have its own halls of residence; however, there are private housing companies near the Liverpool offering purpose built student accommodation. Some include:
Homestay accommodation gives students an opportunity to live with a local family. This is a popular choice for younger international students who want to immerse themselves in British life and culture, while maintaining the familiarity and safety of a family environment.
Contact our Student Experience Officer if you would like to learn more.