The vibrant, multicultural and student-focused university you know today boasts over 50,000 students from all walks of life. In 1909, however, the first class enrolled merely 80 young men.
Swinburne offered training and education in plumbing and mechanics. We offered classes with the very first computers. Since the digital revolution Swinburne has been providing cutting-edge education. Our media programs and bio-research are just two examples.
Students come first at Swinburne. Our courses are designed with your future in mind. Swinburne offers high-quality teaching, opportunities to engage with industry, state-of-the-art facilities and flexible study options.
Our research meets the demands of society, government and industry to improve the way we live and build a sustainable future.
Five key areas of focus drive our research centres and institutes. They include: future manufacturing, sustainable futures, digital frontiers, personal and societal wellbeing, and inspirational science and technology.
Become career ready at Swinburne. Get the skills and resources you need to succeed in today's competitive labour market. Proactively plan, develop and manage your career into the future. Build a body of experience and skills outside the classroom.
We offer a range of services that extend beyond what you learn in the classroom to enhance your qualification and prepare you for your career.
Swinburne is proud to welcome students from all over the world and provides services to enhance their experience living and studying in Melbourne. We offer high-quality teaching through courses that highlight industry engagement.
In student residences you'll be able to experience the freedom of living out of home in a safe and supportive environment.
It's a fantastic pathway towards independence and easier to manage than a share house. There's just one fee that covers almost all your rent and bills, and we're here to help if you encounter any challenges along the way!
We operate three campus libraries at Hawthorn, Croydon and Wantirna.
We provide health and wellbeing services for Swinburne University of Technology.
Our services include:
The SwinHealth medical clinic welcomes staff, students, campus visitors and the general public.
Life at Swinburne is about more than going to classes and studying for exams. With campuses located throughout Melbourne and one in Sarawak, Malaysia, you'll have an amazing social experience too.
Our campuses are vibrant communities, and studying on campus can be an exciting and dynamic experience. You'll have access to clubs and societies, support services, state-of-the art facilities, and great places to get a coffee and socialise between classes.
There are loads of opportunities to get involved in sporting events, sports clubs and fitness activities at Swinburne and all currently enrolled students are eligible to join in on the fun.
Joining a club is a great way to make friends outside of your classes and assignments. Meet like-minded people, explore your favourite hobby or sport (or learn a new one), and even add some extra spice to your CV.
Swinburne is a public university accredited by the Australian Governments Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).