14 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
'Conversations with locals' English conversation class
Practise your conversational English with a native English speaker from the local community and learn about local life. Register now!
Professional Placements Information Sessions
Come along to learn more about Swinburne's Professional Placements program, where you can gain on-the-job experience and graduate career-ready.
'Effective public speaking' oral presentation skills program
Improve your oral presentation skills, expand your network, meet new people and more. Register now!
National Science Week 2017
To celebrate National Science Week 2017 (12 to 20 August), Swinburne University of Technology is hosting a week of exciting, inspiring, fun and engaging free events and activities.
State of the Universe VII
This National Science Week, join our special public astronomy lecture featuring Associate Professor Alan Duffy. Alan will take us through the real news that mattered this year, from the youngest galaxies ever discovered to ingredients for life seemingly everywhere and more.
Student panel - How I got my job in Australia
International students looking for part-time and casual jobs are invited to hear from other students on how they got their job in Australia.
World's most liveable city - can science help Melbourne do better?
Melbourne has ranked as the world's most liveable city for six consecutive years, but will we keep the top spot when the new ranking comes out on 16 August? Join the discussion as our panel explores what science and research is revealing about the future of Melbourne’s liveability.
Wagga Wagga residents are invited to experience a world-class immersive 3D projection of the night sky with Starr’s Planetarium travelling theatre dome. In town for just two days, don’t miss your chance to travel to the farthest regions of the universe and ignite your passion for astronomy.
Immersive Science: the next frontier in Australian astronomy (adult event)
Join astronomers Dr Alan Duffy and Dr Katie Mack to guide you through the Universe in an immersive science event blending a live talk and virtual reality at Mountain Goat Brewery. Explore the Solar System, map galaxies and see black holes, all with beer in hand.
2017 Annual Barak/Wonga Oration
Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett presents 'Walking in two worlds: Can Reconciliation lead us together onto a single pathway for a more just and equitable outcomes for all?'
Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar (17 August)
Matthew McKay from ANU examines the impact of trade liberalisation on export performance over a 50 year period. Join us for this free lunchtime seminar!
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology Colour Your Time
All first-year FSET students are invited to celebrate the start of semester. Colour in your weekly planner and win prizes! And don't miss appearances by Swinburne mascot Razor!
Swinburne Student Life- Volunteer Come and Try Day
Swinburne University is celebrating National Student Volunteer Week (August 14-20) by holding a Volunteer Come and Try Day on Thursday, August 17 at the Hawthorn campus.
Internet of Industrial Materials Conference 2017
This conference offers Australian entrepreneurs, investors, managers and executives an opportunity to learn about the commercial opportunities that graphene delivers in realising the Internet of Things (IoT).
Public lecture: How Does Economics Shape Science?
Professor Paula Stephan, Georgia State University, is a global expert in the economics of science. She will draw on her extensive research to discuss how incentives and cost affect scientific behaviour around the world and the lessons for today.
Swinburne Student Life presents: Leadership Speaker Series
The Leadership & Volunteering team share ideas with Swinburne students through a series of leadership talks in which guest speakers will take them through their personal journeys.
Your professional job search toolkit - 16 Aug
If you're an international student and want to prepare yourself for job search, we can help.
Adam Elliot – From Centrelink to the Academy Awards: Public Lecture
Adam Elliot is one of the world's leading independent filmmakers and 'clay' animators. In this lecture, he recounts his journey that culminated in winning an Academy Award, an inspiring David and Goliath tale not to be missed.
Archimedes Lecture 2017
Associate Professor James McCaw from the University of Melbourne presents this year's Archimedes Lecture on Mathematical models for population health decision making.
Distinguished lecture: Co-designing ethical interventions in resource constrained environments
Paul Cunningham from the Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) Chapter of the IEEE will present this distinguished lecture for the Information Systems for Social Impact (IS4SI) Research Group.
Engineers Australia – membership options and skills assessment
International engineering students are invited to join this workshop on membership options and skills assessment with Engineering Australia.