Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Building a safer, more sustainable society
Thu 30 Mar 2017
Swinburne’s Social Innovation Research Institute is the first in Australia to focus digital technologies on social innovation challenges.
Cultural diversity films at Federation Square
Fri 24 Mar 2017
Short films produced by Swinburne students will be shown on the big screen at Fed Square.
Welcome Scholarship recipients start at Swinburne
Thu 23 Mar 2017
A new program is helping refugees and asylum seekers gain a university qualification.
Interculturalism: how diverse societies can do better
Tue 21 Mar 2017
Four decades after the end of “White Australia”, however, diversity is a social fact.
Swinburne launches first Charter of Cultural Diversity
Fri 17 Mar 2017
The university has today formalised its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity.
Australian charities are well regulated, but changes are needed to cut red tape
Thu 16 Mar 2017
Industry Fellow, Krystian Seibert discusses the need for Australian charity regulation to be reformed.
How Australians are giving to charity
Tue 14 Mar 2017
Dr Christopher Baker analyses the giving trends of Australians, based on recent data.
Fact check: What laws are there to protect me?
Thu 09 Mar 2017
Dr Jessica Lake from the Swinburne Law school reviews claims made on ABC Q&A.
Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program
A prestigious internship program is welcoming Swinburne students in 2017.
The evolving language of gay men
Wed 01 Mar 2017
Language defines who you are and words used by others to define gay people can say a great deal.