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Benefits from Swinburne

Former Swinburne students and staff can subscribe to the Library as alumni for an annual membership fee of A$110.  

Proof of affiliation is required. Options include:

  • ID card
  • Award certificate
  • Statement of results
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Receive a 10% on group bookings of 10 or more on all NICA productions.  

NICA is Swinburne’s national arts training institute offering Australia's only Bachelor of Circus Arts. They also stage productions throughout the year.

This offer may not be available for matinee or already discounted performances.

Visit NICA

Support the bookshop that students Swinburne students. The Swinburne Co-Op Bookshop stocks everything from a wide array of stationery, computer software, textbooks and current release books, to the best Swinburne merch as well as Swinburne and non-branded gifts for all ages. 

The best part is that the Bookshop donates a portion of their profit towards student scholarships! And you’ll receive a discount if you become a Bookshop member.

Visit the Swinburne Co-Op Bookshop

The Swinburne Psychology Clinic, located at the Hawthorn campus, offers low cost counselling for alumni, individuals, couples and families. Services include psychological assessments and group therapy programs. For more information, fees and to make an appointment, please visit the clinic online.

Visit the Swinburne Psychology Clinic
Fast-track professional development with an alumni discount

Swinburne Alumni receive a 10% discount on short courses and microcredentials. Led by industry experts, they are designed to accelerate your career, now.

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    Global alumni networks

    Connect with alumni across the world and tap into a community diverse in skills and experiences in your local area.

Benefits from our partners

Make the most of the discounts and special deals on offer. 

Boat O'Craigo Vineyards proudly offers Swinburne alumni a 20 percent discount on any 12 bottles of wine. Enter the promo code SWIN at the checkout on the Boat O'Craigo Vineyard website.

When alumni purchase any 12 bottles of Boat O'Craigo wine using the promotional code, Boat O'Craigo will donate $1 per bottle to Swinburne Student Scholarships.

Boat O'Craigo was founded in 2003 by Swinburne entrepreneur and Diploma of Civil Engineering alumni Steve Graham. Steve is a significant supporter of Swinburne and has a strong commitment to providing educational opportunities for young people.

Visit Boat O'Craigo Vineyards

Alumni can access two offers from BWA. 

  1. Receive a 50 percent discount on first year preparation of your personal taxation return. 
  2. Receive a complimentary business health check - one hour no obligation consultation (value $330). 

You'll need to mention you are Swinburne alum when booking over the phone.

BWA is a boutique accounting firm started by alum Bernie Woodland offering both traditional and progressive services, including taxation, bookkeeping and SMSF administration. They provide corporate advisory services for small to medium business, including structuring, business valuation and the sale of business process.

Visit BWA Advisors

Community Bank Inner East in partnership with Swinburne provides a dedicated lending specialist for Swinburne staff and students, following the closure of the Community Bank Swinburne branch in 2021.

Mobile Relationship Manager, Jodie Draffin is available to assist all the existing Community Bank customers, and the staff and students of Swinburne with their lending needs. With a career in banking over almost 30 years and ten years with Bendigo Bank, Jodie is capable, friendly and a banking expert. Whether you’re looking to buy, invest, refinance, or renovate, Jodie is your home loan specialist.

For more information:
Who is Community Bank Inner East?

Community Bank Inner East is part of the Bendigo Bank Community Bank network. With four branches located in Canterbury, Surrey Hills, Ashburton and Balwyn and a large mobile lending team, servicing Melbourne’s Inner East area.

We deliver the products and technology you’d expect from a big bank, plus the personalised service you wouldn’t. As one of Australia’s biggest banks, our heartland remains firmly local. As does our focus on you and the quality banking products you need.

We are much bigger than just a bank, with 60% of our profits directed straight back into the local community through grants and sponsorships. Our value proposition is simple, local people support us through banking and we return profits directly back into this community.

For information on how we support our local community

We support Swinburne through the provision of grants and sponsorships. We have provided scholarships to support young people pursue their dreams, sponsorships to Swinburne affiliated sporting clubs and grants to students needing financial assistance.

Visit Community Bank at Swinburne

Eko Connect offers alumni a 10 percent discount on electrical services.

With 15 years' experience in the solar industry, directors and alumni John O’Brien and Mark Gibb focus on using quality products and sticking with them. Mention you’re an alumni when booking.

Visit Eko Connect

Alumni receive one month free(1) on Medibank’s combined hospital and extras policy including:

  • Unlimited Emergency Ambulance Australia-wide(2)
  • Claim 100 percent back on your yearly check-up with any of our 6,700 Members Choice dentists, excluding x-rays, when you join Medibank with any of our extras covers. Waiting periods apply.
  • Get 100 percent back on optical, up to your annual limit, at almost any provider in Australia when you join Medibank with any of our extras covers. Some services, like lens coating, aren’t included.
  • Get 100 percent  back on included extras for kids - such as physio, chiro and major dental - at Members' Choice providers with our Settled Families and Growing Family Covers(3).
  • Access to around-the-clock advice from Medibank nurses, through our 24/7 Health Advice Line.
For more information:
  • Call 134 190
  • Ask on campus
  • Ask instore

Medibank is Australia’s leading health insurance provider, helping Australians improve their health and wellbeing to lead a better quality life. 

Swinburne and Medibank have recently come together in a first-of-its-kind partnership to support the health and wellbeing of the Swinburne community and create opportunities for strategic collaboration between the two organisations including research, career development for students and corporate education programs.

Terms and conditions
  1. Offer available for new members on new memberships who join combined hospital and extras cover. Must quote promo code Swinburne Alumni and set up direct debit when joining. Must hold cover for 30 continuous days to get the second month free. Not available on Accident cover, Ambulance cover, Visitors Health Insurance, Working Visa Health Insurance, OSHC, ahm covers, Corporate covers and other selected covers. Not available with any other offer. 

  2. Waiting periods apply. For ambulance attendance or transportation to a hospital where immediate professional attention is required and your medical condition is such that you couldn't be transported any other way. Tasmania and Queensland have state schemes to cover ambulance services for residents of those states. 

  3. Annual limits and waiting periods will apply, including 12 months for some dental services. This only applies to child and student dependants. 

See full terms and conditions.

Alumni benefit from:

  • Year-round fixed low rates
  • The ability to earn Velocity points with Virgin Australia
  • 24-hour roadside assistance
  • Reduced vehicle damage liability excesses
  • No credit card fees
  • Client Care Card (for support and assistance during the rental)

How to book vehicles:

Your Swinburne alumni corporate discount (CD) number is 4908006819. To claim your discount:

Thrifty has metropolitan, major airport, rural, and regional locations throughout Australia including an extensive range of cars, trucks, vans, utes and buses.

Visit Thrifty

Wholesome Hub offers a 15 percent discount on purchases over A$50 by entering the promo SWIN code at the checkout.

Wholesome Hub was founded by two mums, Sandy (a Swinburne alum) and Belinda. The online store is jam packed with exceptional organic food brands and natural products plus they deliver straight to your door anywhere Australia wide.

Visit Wholesome Hub
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To learn more about a benefit and its eligibility criteria, please get in touch with the Swinburne group or partner offering it. While Swinburne makes all reasonable effort to ensure information on this page is accurate, individual benefits are subject to change. If you believe any information on this page is inaccurate, email

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