Focus on your passion and
invest in your future

Join a community of artists in a cutting-edge campus right in the heart of the city. Sydney has been voted three times as the world’s friendliest city and is globally celebrated for its cosmopolitan buzz and creative vibe. AIM Sydney is no different.

Studying at our Sydney campus is an excellent choice if you want to mix practice and performing with a healthy, active lifestyle and eclectic arts scene.

With three dedicated performance spaces, dance studios, ensemble rooms and state-of-the-art recording facilities, AIM Sydney has everything you need to practice, learn and grow during your studies.

Getting here is simple


Our campus is just a two-minute walk from Sydney’s Central Station and the city’s major bus stops. That makes getting to AIM Sydney by public transport, from almost anywhere (yes, really!), a breeze. And with the city’s light rail extension operating in our neighbourhood from mid-2019, you’ll have even more choice as to how you cruise to class.

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The latest facilities
to amplify your passion:

  • Professional recording studios and music production suites stocked with industry-leading recording and production software, mixing consoles, microphones and more. Enjoy all the latest digital and vintage analogue equipment at our exclusive, on-campus AIM Studios.

  • John Painter Hall, AIM’s premiere concert hall, has a 276-seat capacity – the perfect place to master the stage in front of staff, peers, industry reps and the general public. Read more

  • Multiple performance venues, including AIM Theatre 1 – 104-seat capacity with full band set-up, AIM Theatre 2 – 70-seat capacity black box theatre with sprung wood dance floor, plus smaller, customised contemporary performance spaces

  • Ensemble rooms, all featuring full band set-up, upright and grand pianos and 4 - 12 channel PA systems

  • New Dance and Drama spaces with sprung wood floors and full length mirrors

  • Teaching rooms, many with with grand and upright pianos, electric keyboards, guitar and bass amps, as well as drum kits

  • Student library

  • On-campus café



Sydney facts

  • 9th Best Student City in the World
    QS Best Student Cities in the World, 2019
  • 5th Safest City in the World
    Economist Intelligence Unit Safe Cities Index, 2019
  • 3rd Most Liveable City in the World
    Economist Intelligence Unit Global Liveability Ranking, 2019
  • $10.89m in Grants to Live Music & Performance Projects
    City of Sydney NSW Government, 2018
  • $20b on Major Infrastructure Projects including new cross-city rail links, motorway connections and a second Sydney airport.

Settle into one of Sydney’s most vibrant creative hubs

Studying in the heart of Surry Hills means you’ll be surrounded by creatives, professionals and inner-city dwellers, tree-lined streets and terrace houses. Off-beat designers, vintage clothing and fashion shops, music venues and a vast selection of cafés, pubs, bars and restaurants will be on your doorstep. Come ready to explore.


Some more about Sydney...

Sydney is famous worldwide for its iconic landmarks, beautiful beaches, national parks, unique lifestyle and friendly locals. You’ll love the music scene in Surry Hills, close to campus; the diverse, art-inspired Newtown; and the city’s stunning beaches, which include iconic Bondi Beach.

Interested in using
one of our spaces?

Interested in using one of our spaces complete the Event and Venue Booking form or for more information email us at


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