More than 100 years ago Swinburne opened its doors with a simple premise in mind: to provide education to a section of society otherwise denied further education.A century later, we continue to persevere in our commitment to not only provide, but also transform education through strong industry engagement, social inclusion, a desire to innovate and, a determination to create positive change.
Swinburne offers course options across a diverse range of study levels and disciplines. Whether you are preparing for your first job, looking to retrain or embarking on a career change, there’s a Swinburne course to help you get the skills and knowledge you need.
At Swinburne, we’re proud of our growing reputation for high-quality research.
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.
Find work while you study, improve your job-seeking skills and plan for your future career path – starting here and now.
Access a range of low-cost counselling and therapy programs at the Hawthorn campus for students and staff.
Feel secure with security officers patrolling our campuses and CCTV monitoring 24 hours a day .
Find a quiet place for prayer, meditation or contemplation in the multi faith facility at Hawthorn. Spiritual carers are also available who represent diverse faiths and religions.
Get help with all your course enquiries including course planning, timetable, enrolment, fees, exams, assessment, graduation and more.
Drop into one of our help centres, make an appointment with a learning adviser or sign up for a workshop to get help with study skills.
Whether you live on campus, rent privately or stay with a local family, where you live will affect your Swinburne experience. Check out all your housing options then choose the accommodation that suits you best.
You can use Student One to manage and access your:
Sickness, stress and accidents happen. That's why we offer comprehensive professional health and medical services to support the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of the Swinburne community.
Swinburne has campuses across Melbourne and a campus in Malaysia. Our campuses are close to public transport. They provide specialised facilities and unique learning environments to support you in your studies. We also offer flexible online learning options.
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.