Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Demand for Swinburne courses soars in 2017
Wed 18 Jan 2017
More students are choosing to study at Swinburne, with main round VTAC offers now released.
Rental housing policies trap children in poverty
Thu 22 Dec 2016
Swinburne's Wendy Stones explains how we can reduce children living in housing-related poverty.
Workplace Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
Thu 08 Dec 2016
This is the eighth year Swinburne has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.
Aboriginal communities face cyber safety challenges
Tue 29 Nov 2016
For many people living in remote Aboriginal communities, mobile devices are the sole means of accessing the internet.
Luke's big idea for under-privileged Indigenous youth
Swinburne Master of Design student Luke Ebert has been named as a postgraduate finalist in The Big Idea competition run by The Big Issue.
Supporting students through financial hardship
Fri 25 Nov 2016
Swinburne is the first university in Australia to develop a Financial Inclusion Action Plan.
Treating social anxiety through exposure therapy
Thu 24 Nov 2016
Dr Michelle Lim explains how the use of exposure therapy can help overcome social anxiety.
Swinburne academics in The Conversation yearbook
Articles on child poverty and urban mobility are featured in The Conversation’s Yearbook 2016.
Higher property prices linked to income inequality
Tue 22 Nov 2016
New Swinburne research has found a significant correlation in property prices and income equality.