Industry Associations

Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET)

A national industry association for independent providers of post-compulsory education and training, ACPET represents institutions that offer training and education to both Australian and international students. As a member of ACPET, we attend regular national conferences, provide a tuition fee assurance scheme for Australian students and have our courses measured against institutions working in the same areas.

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

Responsible for the regulation of training organisations specialising in vocational courses, ASQA has ensured that every hands-on course you take at AIT meets or exceeds their nationally approved quality standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Setting the standards for higher education and vocational training, the AQF incorporates the qualifications from each sector into a single, comprehensive framework. As such, AIT is benchmarked against similar institutions across Australia to ensure our courses are of the highest standard.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)

The independent national regulator of Australia’s higher education sector, TEQSA is responsible for approving higher education providers. All of the degree-level courses at AIT have been approved by them.

Australian Interactive Media Association (AIMIA)

The peak industry body for digital content, services and applications in Australia, AIMIA’s members represent the full spectrum of our nation’s digital media industry. AIMIA aims to promote a wider understanding of the benefits of digital as well as providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. AIT have been an active member of AIMIA for many years.

Unreal Development Kit (UDK)

Unreal Development Kit (UDK) is well known to game developers and publishers for producing many of Triple-A game titles from the past decade. AIT is recognised by UDK as an official trainer in its state-of the- art technology.

Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA)

Formed in 1999 to increase the profile of the Australian games industry both here and overseas, the GDAA promotes the growth of our local industry, represents the interests of GDAA members, attracts capital and publishers from offshore, retains and attracts local talent and promotes a sense of community within the industry. AIT has been an active member of GDAA for many years, including regular participation in the annual Game Connect Asia Pacific Conference.

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

The recognised association for ICT professionals, the Australian Computer Society attracts a large, active membership from all levels of the industry. A member of the Australian Council of Professions, the ACS is the public voice of the ICT profession and the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the industry, with a commitment to the wider community to ensure the beneficial use of ICT. AIT is recognised as part of its Professional Partner Program. ACS was heavily involved in the development of AIT’s Bachelor of Information Technology (Mobile Applications Development).

Valleyarm Digital Music Distribution

Specialising in digital distribution, publishing and online marketing of music and video content, Valleyarm is the leading digital distributor in the Asia-Pacific region, delivering to hundreds of online stores including iTunes, Amazon, China Mobile, Vodafone, Maxis, Bigpond and Shazam. They regularly use AIT students for digital media content to support their music promotions through design competitions.


Offspring Digital

Formerly known as Wasabi Digital, Offspring Digital is a long-term partner of ours. Their professionals have served on AIT’s Academic Board and Curriculum Committee, and they provide internship placements for our top students. Offspring Digital designs and produces unique, meaningful and playful interactive experiences across digital platforms and, more importantly, they are a group of extraordinary designers and technicians that believe supporting the development of the next generation of digital media experts is worthwhile.


Quantum Web

Quantum Web has been a long time partner of AIT and have taken on many AIT’s students for internships in web design, SEO and digital media roles. Quantum Web is a Sydney based digital marketing specialist who have hired AIT graduates as they recognise the broad skill set taught by AIT. Quantum Web regularly speak an AIT functions as are active in providing advice from an industry perspective.


Printing Partners

Printing Partners are a Sydney based digital and print agency that specialise in high quality designs and printing content. Printing Partners actively work with AIT to find meaningful internship and business opportunities for our students and graduates.


Spring in Alaska

Spring in Alaska is a full service design and digital creative agency based in Sydney. They have supported AIT and our students by providing internships and client projects to enhance the real world education that successful graduates require.


Sydney Digital Publishing (SDP)

SDP is a high quality print and design company who have taken on AIT graduates for internship and employment opportunities. SDP appreciate the varied skill base of our graduates and continue to offer guidance and support for graduates looking for real world experience.


Karnage Skateboards

Creativity and digital designs are often transferred onto physical objects. Karnage Skateboards specialise in high quality and creative designs for skate culture. AIT graduates have utilised their skills and passions through internships and work opportunities in the digital design departments of Karnage Skateboards.


Get Sydney

Get Sydney is a website dedicated to news and social offerings for the wider Sydney Region. AIT students have supported Get Sydney through web design and image creation for this popular site.


iStudent Corporation

iStudent is a leading student resource for international students living in Australia. iStudent and AIT partner on several opportunities including the design and templating of iStudent’s social media platform for international students.


Music Matters

AIT has teamed up with Music Matters to provide students with ongoing opportunities to undertake paid work projects. The Music Matters campaign is a collective of people across the music community, including artists, songwriters, managers, labels, publishers and stores formed to remind listeners of the value and significance of music. AIT students support Music Matters across a range of media projects including creating animated film clips, short films and web content. This relationship helps prepare AIT students for real world projects and gives them experience in client briefing and project development. Learn more about Music Matters here anz.whymusicmatters.org.