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The Premier School of Fine Arts and Management in the Region

Enrollment is now open for School Year 2022-2023. App-based, Offline, Self-paced and Flexible Learning System. Study anytime, anywhere!

· A Global Brand ·

Award Winning

Worldbank Innovative Marketplace Awardee 

YSEALI Seeds for the Future Awardee

Accredited & Recognized

TESDA and DepEd Accredited Academic Programs.

ASEAN & Globally-recognized courses.


Our Campuses and Branches are rooted in the communities we choose to serve.

We empower indigenous communities.

Advanced Technologies

A Pioneer in tech-based learning systems in Mindanao and one of the first in the ASEAN region to adopt alternative learning pedagogies.

Expensive International Programs are made accessible to Everyone

A decade of evolution. Now, more than ever, the Southeast Asian Institute has made a significant disruption in the world of learning. Academic programs that used to be expensive and available only in foreign countries are now made accessible to everyone in the Philippines.  Over the years, it has lead the academic community in advancing modern and non-structured learning systems. 

· Open Courses ·

Open Short-term Courses and Workshops  available in Full Online or Hybrid.

Certificate in Organic Agriculture Production

Description: Get certified in Agricrop Production NC I and Organic Agriculture Production NC II. Lessons are delivered in both hands-on (self-paced) and self-paced activities. You can pass the TESDA Certification Exams in NC I and NC II upon completion. Duration: 1-4 Weeks Course Fee: P 5,000.00

Amir Aluk

Certificate in Cinematography

Description: Be a Director of Photography in Film through our intensive cinematography course with GMA Director Amir Aluk. Lessons are in online and hybrid (self-paced and live sessions) delivery. With TESDA Film Production NTR Certificate. Duration: 4 weeks Fee: P10,000.00

Wedding Photography Course

Description: Experience hands-on Wedding Photography sessions with our renowned professional photographers. Learns the secrets and techniques behind the craft of wedding photography. Build up actual portfolio and jumpstart your career. With Photography TESDA Certificate. Duration: 2-3 weeks Fee: P10,000.00

Fine Art Nude Photography Masterclass

Fine Art Nude. High level of artistry. Learn from the Masters of Light. Experience hands-on workflows in lighting techniques for fine art photography. Work with professional models and stylists. Explore the full potentials of your full-frame or medium format camera. Duration: 1 day. Fee: P8,000.00. TESDA-verified Certificate.

Certificate in Film Production

Description: Experience industry-based film production workflows using state-of-the-art digital filmmaking equipment, processes and techniques. Topics: scriptwriting, production and post-production technical operation, cinematography and portfolio development. TESDA-verified Certificate. Duration: 2 Weeks. Workshop Fee: P10,000.00

Photography Workshop Weekend Basics

Description: 1-Day Full Hands-on Photography Workshop w/TESDA Certificate. Limited to 10 slots only. Saturday or Sunday. With Government Permit & International Accreditation. Topics: Camera Basics, Using Flash, Editing Workflow. Duration: 7am-8pm Intensive Session. Workshop Fee: P3,000.00

· Alumni Success Stories·

Meet Some of our Most Successful Graduates

Steven Malicse

Steven Malicse is currently among the most sought-after Professional Wedding Photographers in Mindanao.

Nash Ahadain

Nash Ahadain is a locally-recognized figure in Videography having won numerous awards.

Jaycarl Unito

JStyle is his brand. Jaycarl is one of the most promising grassroots Fashion photographers in Mindanao.

Gino Sumamban

A successful entrepreneur who now owns a chain of Digital Printing services, Gino is one of SAI’s best produce.

· Visit Us·

Contact us for anything you want to know! We are happy to answer any question you have as quickly as possible.