Wasabi Digital is a long-term partner of AIT with their professionals serving on AIT's Academic Board and Curriculum Committee; and providing Internship placements for AIT's top students.
Wasabi Digital designs and produces unique, meaningful and playful interactive experiences across digital platforms. More importantly, they are a group of extraordinary designers and technicians that believe it is important to support the develpment of the next generation of digital media experts.
Australian Interactive Media Association (AIMIA)The Australian Interactive Media Association (AIMIA) is the peak industry body for for digital content, services and application in Australia. AIMIA's members represent the full spectrum of the digital media industry in Australia. AIT has been an active member of AIMIA for many years.
Game Developers' Association of Australia (GDAA)
The Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA) was formed in December 1999 to increase the profile of the Australian interactive game industry both domestically and internationally in order to promote the growth of the game industry in Australia; represent the interests of GDAA members; attract capital and publishers from offshore; retain and attract talent in our local industry; and promote 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 Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals, attracting a large and active membership from all levels of the ICT 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 ICT industry, with a commitment to the wider community to ensure the beneficial use of ICT. AIT is the sole education provider to be recognised and be part of its Professional Partner Program.
Valleyarm Digital Music Distribution
Valleyarm specialises in digital distribution, publishing and online marketing of music and video content. The company 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. Valleyarm regularly uses AIT students for digital media content to support their music promotions through design competitions.
Rock Eisteddfod Challenge Australia
Peter Sjoquist is the Executive Producer of Rock Eisteddfod Challenge® and J ROCK™ as well as all Global Rock Challenge® events across the world. Peter has been involved with the event for more than 23 years and has 40 years experience in live events, film and television production. AIT is fortunate to have this industry icon as a member of AIT's Academic Board helping to shape AIT's curriculum for industry relevance.
University of Sydney
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
High performing graduates of AIT's Diploma of Information Technology (Multimedia), Diploma of Interactive Digital Media or Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Development) may be granted entry into postgraduate studies leading to the University of Sydney's Master of Interactive Design and Electronic Arts. Please refer to the Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Sydney (Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning) and the Academy of Information Technology for more details.
Graduates of AIT's Bachelor of Interactive Media fulfill the academic entry requirements for: Master of Film and Digital Image (MFDI) and Master of Interactive and Digital Media (MIDM). Please refer to the Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Sydney (Sydney College of the Arts) and the Academy of Information Technology for applicable conditions.
Crystal CG is a comprehensive creative digital company, which provides services to visual technology and cultural communications for large-scale international exhibitions, governmental organizations and large enterprises. Crystal Education is the education center of Crystal CG which provides current CG professionals and CG lovers with an ideal training base, including digital visualization vocational education, academic education, long-distance education and book publishing. Crystal Education set up institutes in Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Dalian and Hong Kong, to cover their training in the north, east and south of China, as well as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions. With the rapid development of the CG Industry in China, over 30,000 of students graduated from Crystal Education. AIT is proud to be the only Australian education partner with Crystal CG.