Swinburne is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion. Our education, high-quality research and industry partnerships create positive change for students, staff and the community.
Over 110 years ago Swinburne opened its doors with a driving focus in mind: to offer education to a section of society otherwise denied further education. Today, we continue our commitment to provide and transform education through strong industry engagement, social inclusion, a desire to innovate and, above all, a determination to create positive change.
We have an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our standing in prestigious world academic rankings reflects our commitment to high-quality teaching, research and graduate outcomes. No matter who our students are or how they want to drive their future — we will help them fulfil their goals in a connected world.
Swinburne celebrates 30 years as a university
In 2022, Swinburne University of Technology turns 30 years young. But we’ve been providing the transformative power of education since the 1900s. Take a deep dive into our vibrant past, present and future.
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation with a desire to innovate and bring about positive change. As a result, our institution is growing and evolving each year.
Understand the structure of our organisation and learn how different parts of our university work together towards common goals.
Embracing sustainability, cross-cultural partnerships, equal opportunity and future-ready learners, our strategic direction underpins everything we strive to achieve as a world-class university. Find out more about all of our strategies and initiatives that are integral parts of the Swinburne story.
2025 Strategic Plan
Equity and diversity
Moondani Toombadool Centre
Learning and teaching at Swinburne
Sustainability and environment
Want to work at Swinburne?
Join a vibrant community of academics, teachers, professionals and students, where your work can directly impact society. As an employer Swinburne promotes diversity, supports career development, provides flexibility and offers competitive salary packages.
More about Swinburne
Our campuses in Hawthorn, Croydon and Wantirna as well as Sarawak, Malaysia feature state-of-the-art facilities and unique learning environments. Find out more about navigating our campuses and discover what they have to offer.
Policies and regulations
Find everything related to Swinburne’s policies and regulations as well as further resources for staff and students.
Read our latest annual report for a summary of Swinburne's achievements, financial and governance reporting as well our key highlights for the previous year.
Giving to Swinburne
Education is a powerful gift. Your donation or gift to Swinburne can help provide transformative experiences for students, researchers and the communities and industries we contribute to.
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