Deep dive into Swinburne's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander initiatives
Join this special SAGE forum to explore Swinburne's policies and practices regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff.
The Interbelief Dialogue Program
Do you have an open mind? Like to share stories? Want to hear about life, culture and faith? The Swinburne Chaplaincy invites you to join our weekly Interbelief Dialogue Program in 2017.
Free tax return help for students
The Tax Help program is available to eligible students from August to October.
Swinburne has an option for every ATAR. Chat to our specialist staff for advice on changing your VTAC preference.
Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship Relaunch
Swinburne alumni are invited to join us for a lively and fascinating discussion hosted by Tony Featherstone of Fairfax Media, with our special guest speaker Senator the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer.
Lunchtime Express Vinyasa Yoga Class
Experience the mental benefits of yoga while strengthening, challenging and transforming your body. It's free for students and staff!
Got an idea for a new product, business or social enterprise? Or want to bring your expertise to another team? Join Venture Cup for a chance to win a share of $10,000 in seed funding.
The Swinburne Occasional Choir
Love to sing? The Swinburne Chaplaincy invites you to join the Swinburne Occasional Choir for staff and students. Rehearsals are every Tuesday and experience is not necessary!
Mindfulness Meditation sessions
Join us for a 30 minute meditation session! It's an effective way to reduce stress, find clarity and stay present.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder | Swinburne Psychology Clinic
Part two of a two-part CBT Workshop Series presented by Asscociate Professor Sunil Bhar.
Swinburne Student Life presents: Mt. Buller Trip
Enjoy a full day trip to Mt Buller alpine village, inclusive of transport, food equipment hire and access to the mountain.
The Future of Leadership Conference 2017
Future of Leadership is Australia’s premier leadership conference - a place to learn from inspiring speakers, big thinkers, and people doing great things in business. Apply to Swinburne Student Life to be supported to attend by close of business 25/8/17.
Music therapy | Seminar Series on Ageing
Discover the role of music and music therapy in palliative care, aged care and progressive neurological disease.
International student roadmap for career success
Develop your personal career success roadmap to make the most of your time at Swinburne, including career planning, developing skills in demand by employers, Swinburne career study options and alumni case studies.
Responsive Agile Workplace: Reimagining workplace design in data rich environments
Join Dr Augstin Cheez to learn how a design approach can benefit the contemporary work environment and maximise business impact.
Your professional job search toolkit - 24 Aug
If you're an international student and want to prepare yourself for job search, we can help.
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.
Psychology Study Skills Workshop 1: Academic Writing
Learn how to get top marks on your psychology assignments and improve your lab academic writing skills.
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design Pizza Party
We're inviting all first year FHAD students to a casual get-together with free gourmet pizza, some fun activities and an opportunity to catch up with peers and mentors. Register now!
'Effective public speaking' oral presentation skills program
Improve your oral presentation skills, expand your network, meet new people and more. Register now!
'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!
Swinburne Student Life presents: Financial Inclusion Event
All staff and students are invited to participate in our Financial Inclusion Event, component of our Financial Inclusion Action Plan designed to ensure all students have appropriate, affordable and acceptable financial resources.
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.
2017–2019 Reconciliation Action Plan Launch
Join us for the launch of the 2017–19 Reconciliation Action Plan and show your support for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community at Swinburne.
Immersive Science: the next frontier in Australian astronomy (family event)
Join astronomers Dr Alan Duffy and Dr Katie Mack at the State Library as they guide you through the Universe in an immersive science event blending a live talk and virtual reality.
Science in the park: wildlife counts
Join us at the Coolart Wetlands and Homestead Reserve on the Mornington Peninsula, for a day of free science activities for all ages.
Parkinson’s Disease | Seminar Series on Ageing
Parkinson's Victoria's Clinical Nurse Consultant Victor McConvey will share his knowledge and insights about Parkinson’s Disease and working with older adults.
Staff Research Forum: Research Institutes
Please join us for our next staff research forum on Friday 11 August, which will focus on Swinburne’s five new research institutes.
Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar (11 August)
Don't miss Professor Paula Stephan from Georgia State University deliver this free lunchtime seminar on 'Bias against Novelty in Science: A Cautionary Tale for Users of Bibliometric Indicators'.
Understanding, Assessing and Treating Adult Firesetters
This workshop for mental health and correctional professionals provides the most up to date local research conducted at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, and cutting-edge international research and best-practice approaches on the assessment and treatment of deliberate firesetters.
Design Ethnography: Designing Our Digital Futures
The School of Design at Swinburne University invites you to attend a free forum on Design Ethnography. Featuring a panel of experts, this event aims to examine how the methodologies of Design, HCI and ethnography might be applied in designing our digital future.
Central European Business Forum
This year, the Central European business Forum focuses on using innovation as an avenue to connect Victorian SMEs to businesses, markets and other opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe.
David Craig Lecture 2017
Jeffrey R Reimers presents on how basic chemical theory is critical to understanding nanoparticle synthesis, 2D nanostructures and photosynthetic function.
Professional degree industry networking event
Meet our best and brightest first year students to tap into Swinburne’s talent pipeline, showcase your organisation and discuss future placement and graduate opportunities.
Accounting forum for international students
Hosted by CPA Australia, this forum is for international students studying accounting.
Maroondah BizWeek: Women in Leadership
Women comprise half the labour force. Is your business making the most of this talent pool? Professor Santina Bertone from Swinburne Business School helps find the right strategies for your business. Book now!
SSU presents: Hawaiian Shirt Party
Grab your tiki torch and your coconut 'kini, because the twice annual SSU Welcome Back Week Bash is here!
Finding part-time/casual employment
International students are invited to this special workshop on finding part-time and casual jobs.
Drinks at the Hammer & Swine
Brought to you by the Swinburne Student Union, Hammer & Swine is open every day during Orientation and Welcome Back Week!
Hawthorn campus tours
If you want to familiarise yourself with our Hawthorn campus, join a personalised tour during Orientation!
Orientation for Higher Degree by Research students
Join our induction program for new Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students to help you settle in to Swinburne.
Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar
Join Associate Professor Catherine de Fontenay from Melbourne Business School as she explains the decline in labour outcomes of science graduates, using data from the Survey of Doctorate Recipients and the NSF Science and Engineering Indicators.
The Amazing Race
Get to know your Swinburne Student Services through an exciting race around the whole campus!
Welcome Back Week Winter Wonderland
The Winter Wonderland continues all throughout Welcome Back Week! Don’t miss Winter Wonderland themed activities and games, live entertainment, freebies, prizes, food trucks, free coffee, tea and hot chocolate, plus much more!
Chancellor's Lecture | The Rise of Machines and Oceans with Jeff Bleich
Our 2017 Chancellor’s Lecture features Hon. Jeffrey L Bleich talking about 'five things that great democracies need to figure out now'.