Melbourne is Australia’ s cultural, culinary, and sporting capital and Hawthorn campus is located on the edge of a vibrant local shopping and business area. Major refurbishments and new infrastructure within Swinburne make it an exciting place to study. For more information check the school website.
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Swinburne’s English language courses can help improve your English for personal development and prepare you for direct entry to a wide range of certificate, diploma, bachelor, master and higher research degree courses at Swinburne University of Technology.

About Location

Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus is set beside a vibrant shopping hub that includes laneways and arcades where you can get a great coffee and find a quiet place to read. 

Teaching Method

Swinburne’s English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) are taught by fully qualified and experienced teachers. Students benefit from a quality purpose-built curriculum and individual academic support.

Preparation Programmes

English preparation programmes


Swinburne offers a range of services and facilities to complement your study including Wi-fi access across the campus, libraries, computer labs, prayer room, health and disability support services, and sporting facilities.


From the Residential College to student apartments, to off-campus rooms and houses, there is a range of housing options available.

Social Programme

There is a variety of Swinburne clubs and societies in which to get involved. Covering every social, religious, sporting, regional, political and cultural interest you can think of, there’s bound to be something for you.