Whether you’re looking for more information on how to enrol, understanding your offer, looking for key dates or seeking credit for prior study experience, you’ll find where you need to go on this page.

If you need technical support or are looking for more specialised advice, our friendly team of enrolment specialists at the Enrolment Support Hub are here to help! If you’re enrolling as a PhD or master degree student, your process is a little different. Learn how to enrol as a research student

Ready to start?

  • Understanding your university offer

    If you have received an offer from us, there are some important things you need to complete to ensure you secure your place. 

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    How to accept your offer

    Accepting your offer at Swinburne is easy. Follow our simple steps and start your adventure today.

  • How to enrol

    Received your offer? Great! It’s time to enrol. Use our step-by-step guide to enrol online as a vocational education, UniLink or higher education student.

  • How to enrol as a research student

    Enrolments for PhD and master degree (by research) students are conducted in person. Here’s how to enrol as a PhD or master degree (by research) student.

Planning your course

  • Planning your course structure with the course planner

    You’ll need to plan which units you’re going to study before you enrol online. Learn how to plan your course using the course planner tool.

  • Setting up your class timetable

    Learn how to set up your class timetable in three steps and plan and schedule your classes, lectures, workshops or other activities you need to attend.

  • Key timetable dates for 2020

    Learn the key timetable dates for 2020 here at Swinburne and find out when classes begin, when exams are scheduled and other key dates in the academic calendar.  

  • Credit for prior study or experience

    Already have relevant work experience or successfully completed previous study? You can apply for academic credit and can use this towards units in your course.

Coming from outside Swinburne?

  • Enrolling as a non-Swinburne student

    We welcome students from other institutions who want to study with us. Learn how to enrol in individual units or how to make the move and switch to Swinburne.

  • Course transition for Open Universities Australia

    In order to ensure our degrees provide the most industry relevant curriculum, our degrees are regularly reviewed. If your degree changes, you can transition to the newest version of the degree.

Additional resources for international students

  • Your Letter of Offer

    Find out everything you need to know about offer types, health cover, paying your fees and other conditions.

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    Your Confirmation of Enrolment in Australia

    You’ll need a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) to apply for a student visa to study in Australia. To receive a CoE, you’ll need to meet all the Australian regulatory requirements.

  • Paying your university deposit

    When you accept your offer to study with us, you will need to pay a deposit. Find out all you need to know about paying your deposit.

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    Apply for an Overseas Student Confirmation of Enrolment

    Apply for an overseas student Confirmation of Enrolment by filling this form to confirm you have completed the enrolment process as an international student.

Enrolment Support Hub

Even though most of us are learning and working from home at the moment, we're still here to help you get your enrolment sorted. We will be offering a virtual enrolment hub from 13th July to 14th August, where you can book a virtual appointment for Enrolment Help or with a Course Advice Specialist. 

Enrolment Hub

The Enrolment Support Hub provides specialised support to help you enrol. You can book an appointment to speak to our staff to get answers on your reenrolment questions and help with planning your studies and timetable. We can also provide technical support and assistance in navigating online enrolment portals (eStudent and timetabling).

Opening hours:

Monday 13th July – Friday 14th August: 9am–7pm
Saturday 1st, 8th and 15th August: 10am–2pm

Higher Education Course Advice

If you need help from someone with specialist knowledge on your course, you can book an appointment with a Course Advice Specialist. 

Course Advice Specialists can help you to:

  • choose the right units to enrol in to meet the requirements of your course
  • change your major or minor
  • plan your course structure so you finish your course on time.
Opening hours:

Monday 13th July – Friday 31st July: 9am–5pm
Monday 3rd August – Friday 14th August: 9am–6pm

Book appointment

Library and studentHQ is your go-to for any questions about your studies at Swinburne. Drop in to learn more about the resources and support available from our friendly on-campus staff.

Don't want to wait? Join the queue now and your ticket will be sent to you via SMS. Make sure you arrive at the studentHQ location by the time your ticket is called.

Contact us

In addition to the services above, international students can also get help with enrolment during orientation. Just attend the welcome session for international students.

If you require any enrolment assistance before you’re able to come to campus, call the Library and studentHQ on +61 3 9214 8444 or 1300 744 628 (option 1) during the following timeslots:

  • 8am–6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 10am–2pm, Saturday

Help guides for enrolling in Student One

Our help guides provide step-by-step information that will help you with a range of enrolment tasks — from accepting your offer, to viewing your class and exam timetable and viewing your results — in our online administrative system, Student One.

Do you need to change your units?

Swap and enrol in extra units through the My Enrolment portal before the relevant cut-off date. Learn more about how to change your units.

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Need to take time off from studying?

If you need to take a break from your studies, you may be able to take a leave of absence or defer in special circumstances. Learn more about how to take time off or withdraw from your course.

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Do you want to withdraw from your course?

Learn more about withdrawing from your course and the process for local, postgraduate and international students and how to avoid fees and penalties.

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Got a question?

We recommend that you search our frequently asked questions. Chances are, someone has already asked the same question as you. If you haven’t found the answer to your question, submit your own or contact the Enrolment Support Hub via the details above.

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