Well, you’re officially a Swinburne student. Welcome.
Starting a new chapter is still big. It means learning new things and doing some adjusting. And that’s where Orientation comes in. Want to get a hang of the Swinburne programs? Want to know where to get to know your peers? Want to explore your resources and find out where to go for help? Look no further.
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This page is being updated regularly – please check your email and come by again if you're getting ready to join us for Orientation soon.
Don’t know what group you fit into? Here's a guide.
Higher Education: If you’re studying a bachelor or master degree, a graduate certificate or a graduate diploma.
Vocational Education: If you’re studying any diploma or a certificate that is not postgraduate or a UniLink course.
UniLink and Foundation: If you’re studying a UniLink or Foundation Year course.
ELICOS: If you’re studying an English language course.
If you’re not sure when your classes start or what intake you’re a part of, check your offer letter or the 2021 Swinburne Academic calendar.
Getting started at Swinburne
Are you a new student to Swinburne? Welcome! All the vital information you need to help you get started at Swinburne and settle into university life is on this page.
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Free Adobe Creative Cloud
All Swinburne students have free access to the Adobe Creative Cloud and over 20 different apps including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects and so much more!
Like many students, it’s probably your first time away from your family and friends. If you’re finding it hard to adjust to university life, our friendly team of student mentors are here to help you settle in!
Student support servicesNeed support? Swinburne’s student support services can help with your studies, career, health and wellbeing, accommodation, child care, IT, safety and more.
AccommodationDiscover all your student housing options at Swinburne, including on-campus accommodation, shared apartments, studio apartments and short-term accommodation.
Professional Purpose program
Learn to build a career that’s meaningful to you. Swinburne’s Professional Purpose program runs alongside your bachelor degree and functions like a life and career planner.
We offer a wide range of scholarships to help selected students from all walks of life reach their academic goals.