Swinburne is a responsive and student-centered institution. Swinburne offers courses in areas as diverse as engineering, business, design and biotechnology. Its strong vocational emphasis means that courses are practical and provide students with real outcomes and industry links. Swinburne is a research leader in advanced areas ranging from social sciences and manufacturing to microphotonics and astrophysics, and is ranked in the Top 10 for Australian Research Council discovery grants for research universities. Swinburne is entrepreneurial, cutting-edge and innovative, offering industry-relevant courses and a personalized experience. Above all, we are International, with over 7000 international students from over 100 countries.
At Swinburne, you’ll have the opportunity to study alongside local and international students, with access to the facilities and services provided to all Swinburne students. On top of this, you'll be studying at Melbourne’s best university for teaching quality, generic skills, and graduate satisfaction* and one of the top 400 universities in the world. **
* According to the Good Universities Guide 2012
**The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012
Swinburne has five campuses around Melbourne, Australia, and one campus in Malaysia. The two main Melbourne campuses are located in Hawthorn and Prahran, which are two of Melbourne’s most vibrant suburbs.
Melbourne is a cosmopolitan city of over three million people that enjoys clean fresh air and beautiful parks and gardens.A city of magnificent architecture, Melbourne prides itself on its spectacular combination of the old and the new. Glorious parks and gardens, elegant streetscapes, and warm ethnic communities combine to make Melbourne one of Australia's most popular destinations for migrants and tourists.Melbourne is clean, green and friendly. It came as no great surprise to residents when it was recently voted the most liveable city in the world.
Swinburne offers first-rate facilities near convenient transport as well as food, shopping and entertainment options. All Swinburne campuses have wireless internet access.
Areas of study available at Swinburne include Arts, Psychology, and Social Sciences, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Management, Design and Creative Industries, Engineering, Health and Community Services, Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology, Networks, and Computing, Multimedia, Science, Technology, and the Environment, English Language, Foundation, and Degree-transfer Programs. Swinburne is renowned for its flexible pathways, innovative programs and strong relationship with industry. Swinburne offers an extensive and diverse range of programs and is strong in all of them. Highly regarded for Design, Tourism and Engineering, Swinburne’s programs are outstanding and offer real world, relevant learning in a creative environment. Swinburne houses several institutes and centres including the Design Factory - and National Institute for Circus Arts.
In addition to the scholarships offered by GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, Swinburne University of Technology provides two $500 AUD scholarships each year to GlobaLinks Learning Abroad students.
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