Alumni benefits and services
As part of the Swinburne alumni community, you have access to a range of services and special offers.
Services for alumni
Find a classmate
We can help you get in touch with a Swinburne classmate. We can’t supply an email address due to privacy, but we can enable your classmate to respond to you. Email the Alumni team with some information about the classmate you hope to contact and we’ll get back to you.
If you would like to attend a reunion or participate as a class representative, please email the Alumni team.
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National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)
NICA is a national arts training institute that offers Australia's only Bachelor of Circus Arts. NICA also stages productions throughout the year and offers a 10% discount for Swinburne alumni on group bookings of 10 or more. This offer may not be available for matinee or already discounted performances.
National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)
39-59 Green Street
Prahran, VIC 3181
Swinburne Co-Op Bookshop
The Swinburne Co-Op Bookshop offers a 10% discount on many items. Their range includes books, stationery, Swinburne merchandise and computer software.
The Swinburne Co-Op Bookshop
Swinburne University of Technology
Level 2, 2 John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122
Former Swinburne students and staff may subscribe to the library as alumni.
There is an annual membership fee of $110. All memberships are per individual member and annual membership is valid for 12 months.
Swinburne Library requires proof of affiliation to take up membership. This could include an expired ID card, award certificate, statement of results or verification provided by the University Advancement Office. Online database access is not available to Library Membership clients.
Alumni members can:
- borrow up to 10 items at a time
- access selected databases (on campus only).
Swinburne University of Technology
John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122
Swinburne Psychology Clinic
Swinburne Psychology Clinic offers low-cost counselling for Swinburne alumni, individuals, couples and families. Services at the clinic include psychological assessments and group therapy programs.
For more information, fees and to make an appointment, please visit the clinic online.
Swinburne Psychology Clinic
Swinburne University of Technology
Level 4, George Swinburne Building
Wakefield Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122
Alumni receive a 15% discount on professional development courses run by Swinburne Industry Solutions.
This quarterly national magazine provides a glimpse of our exciting, high-quality research. It also shows how Swinburne builds excellence through partnerships with industry, community, other research organisations and government. Contact email@example.com to have a copy sent to you by post.
Alpha Dog Beds
Alpha Dog Beds is offering alumni 10% off store-wide.
With a wide range of Australian-made dog beds and other pet supplies available at our beautiful new online store, it's never been easier to keep your pooch in comfort and style. And with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, you can rest assured you're getting the very best for your dog.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the unique discount code to redeem this offer.
Boat O’Craigo Vineyards – wine club
Boat O'Craigo Vineyards wine club proudly offers Swinburne alumni a discount of up to 30% off wine.
Three wines every three months
You will receive a tasting pack of three wines handpicked by Boat O'Craigo for $75 every three months. The selection will contain a mixture of some of their finest red and white wine varietals. On top of this great value pack, you will receive a 10% discount on any further purchases through the cellar door and online. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other specials.
Six wines every three months
Your choice of six bottles of wine from the Boat O'Craigo range with a 20% discount every three months. This commitment entitles you to a 20% discount on any further purchases through cellar door and online. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other specials.
Twelve wines every three months
Your choice of 12 bottles of wine from the Boat O'Craigo range with a 30% discount every three months. This commitment entitles you to a 30% discount on any further purchases through cellar door and online. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other specials.
Boat O'Craigo offers free delivery on all consignments. Any further purchases will incur a delivery fee.
Any individual who buys a one-off dozen and joins the mailing list will receive a 10% discount. Freight will apply to one-off purchases.
For the first consignment only, for every bottle of wine purchased by Swinburne alumni from the wine club, Boat O'Craigo will donate $1 to Swinburne’s Student Scholarship Fund. This fund supports current and future students.
How to take up the offer
- Wine club discount: contact Angela Bush at Boat O’Craigo email@example.com
- 10% discount (for one-off purchases): enter the 'SWIN' promo code at the checkout at Boat O'Craigo Vineyards.
About Boat O'Craigo
Boat O'Craigo was founded in 2003 by Swinburne alumnus and entrepreneur Stephen Graham (Dip Civil Engineering, 1973). He named the vineyards in memory of his ancestors.
Boat O'Craigo comprises two distinct vineyards. The Black Spur range of white wine is grown in the high-altitude 12-hectare site at Healesville. The reds are grown within the rich volcanic soils of Kangaroo Ground on the opposite side of the Yarra Valley.
Steve is a significant supporter of Swinburne University. He has a strong commitment to providing educational opportunities for young people, particularly giving a 'headstart' to students struggling with difficult circumstances. Steve also has a passion for leadership. He was the founding benefactor for the Centre for Leadership and Public Interest at Swinburne. Steve is pleased to be able to provide this service that benefits both graduates and current students.
Canvas Fine Print – printing and design services
Swinburne Alumni receive 20% off all wholesale printing services such as advertising material, which includes car wraps, decals and labels.
To redeem this discount enter the discount code SWIN at checkout or mention the discount code when purchasing over the phone.
Canvas Fine Print is a one-stop-shop for all your printing needs. They specialise in high quality art printing and reproduction. Call 0410 441 747 and ask for Helen or email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention that you are Swinburne alumni.
Cardiotech – home fitness equipment
Alumni receive a 10% discount on all treadmills, exercise bikes and vibration machines.
CardioTech prides themselves on manufacturing Australia's #1 range of home fitness equipment. With their easy interest free payment plans buying couldn't be easier.
Exercise and work on your fitness in the comfort of your own home, day or night, 365 days a year. If you are after treadmills, exercise bikes or vibration therapy for improved health and fitness CardioTech has the gear for you.
Shop online or contact our dedicated customer service team who are happy to help with questions and enquiries.
Email email@example.com for an access code to unlock your discount.
Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil is offering a 15% discount to Swinburne alumni for selected dates and seating to KOOZA show tickets. This excludes weekends and peak times (after 5pm), front row, VIP and premium seats.
To redeem this discount visit the Cirque du Soleil website.
The world-renowned Cirque du Soleil is playing in Melbourne, under the Big Top at Flemington Racecourse until 26 March 2017. A sparkling homage to the traditions of circus, KOOZA springs open like a bejeweled toy box to capture your imagination and set your pulse racing.
A return to the intimate and fundamental human elements of circus, KOOZA combines thrilling acrobatic performance with the art of clowning. We follow The Innocent as he takes a journey of self-discovery through a comic kingdom of eccentric characters, electrifying thrills and out-of-the-box surprises. The international cast of 50 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors present heart-stopping feats and laugh-out-loud antics to a live soundtrack fusion of jazz, funk and Bollywood beats.
Day Translations – translation services
Day Translations offers a 10% discount on translation services.
Day Translations offer a variety of services like certified translation, interpretation, transcription, subtitling, localization, desktop publishing, etc.
Their translations are done entirely by humans. They do not use translation software, ensuring 100% accuracy. They have translators experienced in different fields and always assign the translations to translators who are best qualified based on the content. Rest assured that as a professional translation company, they have the experience and management skills required to handle your translations with the utmost care, and as a company, take full responsibility for the work provided to you.
They put great care into our work and their main concern is that their clients are fully satisfied with their work. If you have any questions, feel free to contact them anytime. They are available 24/7 to assist you!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention 'Swinburne University' to get your 10% discount.
Eko Connect – solar systems
Eko Connect kindly offers Swinburne alumni a 10% discount on electrical services.
Over the past five years, Eko Connect has completed countless solar and electrical projects. These projects, in both commercial and residential sectors, have a strong focus on energy efficiency. This in-depth experience enables Eko Connect to accurately advise which energy efficient application is the best for you, according to your needs and preference. With accredited A-grade electricians and fully trained installers, you can be confident in their workmanship and professionalism.
With a combined 15 years’ experience in the solar industry, directors and alumni of Swinburne University John O’Brien and Mark Gibb focus on using quality products and sticking with them.
26/148 Chesterville Road
Moorabbin, Victoria 3192
Experience Oz – travel experiences website
Experience Oz is offering alumni 10% off an extensive range of experiences.
Swinburne alumni have access to a discount on over 3000 things to do across Australia and New Zealand including theme parks, day trips, adrenaline activities, cruises and much more through Experience Oz.
Simply enter discount code SWINBURNE on checkout page and receive 10% off. This discount is available on top on already existing temporary "Hot Deals", making for the best price on "things to do" in Oz & NZ online.
Experience Oz is Australia's largest site for travel experiences, offering an easy, fast, online booking process for customers to enjoy some of the greatest adventures and attractions Australia and New Zealand have to offer. With fast mobile bookings, live availability, instant e-vouchers, and NO booking or credit card fees, Experience Oz provides a comprehensive and user-friendly hub for experiencing the best of both countries.
Experience Oz is also 100% Australian owned and operated, with live, local customer service. If you need help booking experiences, give their friendly team a call on 1300 935 532.
Fast Cover – travel insurance
Fast Cover offers a 10% discount on all travel insurance policies for Swinburne alumni.
Fast Cover provides Australian travellers of any age with a high level of cover via their competitively priced travel insurance policies.
Fast Cover offers Standard and Comprehensive policies which include:
- Unlimited medical cover
- Unlimited cancellation cover
- Cover for 44 pre-existing medical conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure and pregnancy up to and including the 23rd week
- Cover for a range of adventure activities, including trekking, scuba diving and motorcycling
- Free cover for up to 10 children when they travel with a parent
- You can add cover for rental vehicle excess
- Fast Cover also offers a Medical Only policy, which provides unlimited medical cover overseas.
Swinburne alumni receive 50% off all photography services. This includes:
- a studio session normally valued at $199
- event sessions for Petit, Classic and Grande Collections.
To redeem this discount enter the code SWIN at checkout or mention the code over the phone when booking.
Halina Photography will capture your style and taste that represents your individuality. They work with all business professional categories: corporate, construction, healthcare, arts, public service etc. Their studio is located in Croydon Hills, Melbourne and they also service the Melbourne metro area.
Call 0410 441 747 and ask for Helen or email email@example.com and mention that you are Swinburne alumni.
HotelStorm – hotels
Alumni receive a 10 to 55% discount on hotels worldwide.
HotelStorm negotiates hotel discounts only available to Swinburne alumni. HotelStorm.com is an exclusive hotel discount site. It is the private brand of Rocket Travel, Inc. which is a subsidiary of the larger travel company Priceline.
Simply search the website for your favourite destinations. Whether business or leisure, you'll find savings of 10–55% compared to other online travel agencies.
In addition to 10–55% off on thousands of hotels worldwide, HotelStorm offers a customer service team. They can deal with any member’s requests like booking changes, cancellations or other concerns.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an access code to unlock your discount.
Little Bloke Fitness – home gym equipment
Alumni receive a 10% discount on all purchases over $100.
Little Bloke Fitness is excited to offer Swinburne alumni 10% off all purchases over $100. This offer excludes packages and already reduced clearance items.
Simply enter the code SWIN at the checkout.
Little Bloke Fitness sells in-home and commercial gym equipment. They stock traditional strength equipment (barbells, dumbbells and plates) in standard and Olympic sizes. They also have a full range of benches and power racks, kettlebells, medicine and gym balls and various other fitness accessories.
The team at Little Bloke Fitness believe you shouldn't be confused or overwhelmed in purchasing gym and fitness equipment. They aim to take the complication out of your purchase.
Located in Reservoir, Victoria, all equipment is available both in store and online, with fast delivery. If you need advice on the best gym equipment for your needs, the team will be happy to help.
Nappy Bag Store
Nappy Bag Store offers a 10% store wide discount to Swinburne alumni.
With a wide range of nappy bags and other baby goods, Nappy Bag Store pride themselves on being a one stop online store. They stock celebrity designer brands like Timi and Leslie and Vanchi and also chic and practical OiOi, Storksak, PacaPod, Iltutto and Gr8x. With Lassig they offer environment friendly bags and their Babymel collection offers high quality budget bags. PacaPod features unique Pods in the baby bag.
They cater to the needs of brand conscious mums and also mums looking for affordable and functional bags. Their under $99 category offers affordable and stylish baby bags handpicked from different suppliers. All their bags have distinctive features yet one thing in common: quality. All bags meet stringent quality standards.
Email email@example.com to receive your unique discount code.
Organic Door – organic food delivery
Organic Door offers a 15% discount on purchases over $50.
Simply enter the SWIN promo code at the checkout.
Organic Door (and sister company First Ray) was started by two mums, Sandy (Swinburne alumna) and Belinda. They're passionate about the health, social and environmental benefits of organic food. And they’re on a mission to share this good food with others and make buying wholesome organic food and natural products easier!
Organic Door, their online store, is jam packed with exceptional organic food brands and natural products. Plus they deliver straight to your door anywhere Australia-wide.
After gluten free food? Great! Want paleo? Perfect. How about vegan, raw or sustainable? Of course! Everything on Organic Door is 100% certified organic. They’ll also look after all your special dietary needs whilst giving you information and transparency about what's really in the food. Enjoy!
Partners in Planning - financial planning
Partners in Planning have two offers for Swinburne Alumni on their insurance policy services:
- Receive a 10% discount on all insurance policies. Enter the code 'Swinburne Alumni' at check-out
- Enter the code 'Swinburne Alumni' at check-out and receive a complimentary financial health check
Partners in Planning are a proud independently-owned financial planning company. They have a range of insurance companies and can help you find the right product for your needs.
They can advise you on standard and comprehensive medically underwritten polices including:
- Life insurance: this is designed to pay out your dependents a lump sum if you pass away.
- Total and permanent disability insurance: this type of cover provides you with a lump sum if you are injured or fall ill and are unable to work permanently.
- Critical illness insurance: this provides you with a lump sum if you suffer a serious injury or illness as defined the policy.
If you want to build a solution with the help of an insurance expert, Partner in Planning advisers are here to understand your needs and run through your options.
They have offices in Cheltenham, East Brunswick and Los Angeles (USA). Phone: 1300 880 100
Pearly Whites Australia – teeth whitening products
Swinburne Alumni get 10% off the entire Pearly Whites range of whitening kits, strips, pens and accessories. Just use the code ALUMNISWIN at checkout.
Pearly Whites Australia provide a range of professional quality, NICNAS approved teeth whitening product that are safe, pain free and easy to use. The Pearly Whites DIY teeth whitening products provide you with the best way to whiten teeth, in the comfort of your own home, and at a price you can afford. They offer a selection of kits and strips so you can choose how you want to whiten your teeth.
Promotive – promotional products
Enter the promo code SWINALUM at Promotive's online enquiry page and receive:
- Two Gold Class tickets with the first order placed (minimum order value $1000)
- 10% more product for free (e.g. order 100 hats, get 110)
Why choose Promotive?
Promotive is a specialist promotional products company whose mission is to change the way you feel about branded merchandise.
They want your products to stand out, be talked about, and be remarkable!
Promotive are passionate about cool design, presentation, packaging and putting together promotional marketing plans where the product is the hero.
Their design inspiration comes from all over the world. One of their main strengths is an ability to create desirable and unique products with a ‘wow’ factor.
The ongoing trust in their ability to deliver for prestigious brands such as Uber, Accenture and TAG Heuer stands as testament to upholding their core values of creativity, quality, integrity and communication.
Thrifty – car hire
Alumni benefit from:
- Year-round fixed low rates
- The ability to earn Velocity points with Virgin Australia
- 24-hour roadside assistance
- Reduced vehicle damage liability excesses
- No credit card fees
- Client Care Card (for support and assistance during the rental)
How to book vehicles
Your Swinburne alumni corporate discount (CD) number is 4908006819.
To claim your discount:
t: 1300 365 564 and quote the CD number.
e: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the CD number.
w: Go to www.thrifty.com.au, click on the “Corporate” tab at the top right of the home page. Fill in the corporate CD number then click “Login” (no need for password or e-mail address). You may then enter your booking information from there.
Thrifty has more than 210 convenient locations throughout Australia. Thrifty is at all major airports and metropolitan locations, and has one of the best networks throughout rural and regional Australia. Thrifty’s modern fleet of over 11,000 vehicles includes an extensive range of cars, trucks, vans, utes and buses. The Thrifty fleet is amongst the youngest in the industry. Their passenger vehicles have an average age of just six months!
Benefit from Blue Chip Membership
Become a Blue Chip Member today and enjoy all the exclusive benefits, including personalised and express service. Membership is free, so join today.
If your organisation would like to offer a benefit for Swinburne alumni, please email us.
For more information on these benefits and the eligibility criteria, contact the provider of the benefit. These benefits are subject to change. Swinburne makes all reasonable effort to ensure information on this page is accurate. If you believe any information on this page is inaccurate, email email@example.com.