The Academy of Interactive Entertainment’s
Watson Campus Renewal
After first consulting with the community in February 2018 regarding possible future site uses, the ACT Government in August 2020 agreed to the terms for a direct sale of part of Block 1, Section 13, Watson to the non-profit Academy of Interactive Entertainment Limited (AIE).
Read the ACT Government's media release - Supporting local jobs, education and innovation through AIE Agreement
The Campus development will be staged over a 20-year period to 2040. This is where you can learn about our future development plans and participate in our program that is focused on listening to your feedback to improve our design outcomes and developing a Future Intentions Plan (FIP) that supports the long-term evolution of the site.
PLEASE NOTE: The updated Final Master Plan will be uploaded in late September 2021.
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AIE’s vision for the future of the site
This place has long been an education hub for those focused on the future. Our Vision for the site is focused on supporting AIE graduates into meaningful employment opportunities and enterprise creation programs. Students will be able to live, learn and create on-site. Watch this short video to learn more about AIE.
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