Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.
72-hour disability Makeathon aims to improve lives
Mon 21 Nov 2016
Engineers, designers and developers team up to create life-changing prototypes inspired by real-life challenges
Cyber safety in remote communities
New research from Swinburne has highlighted the cyber safety issues facing Aboriginal communities.
Indigenous employment program receives award
Thu 17 Nov 2016
A Swinburne program training Indigenous people in East Arnhem Land has been recognised.