Are you an international student wanting to improve your English language skills? Learn from qualified teachers at the university rated 5 stars for student satisfaction. Grow your confidence, broaden your horizons, and prepare for direct entry to our bachelor or master degrees.
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“I came to Swinburne to study English because I want to upskill. My classes are friendly and kind and full of activity. I love my teachers and my classmates.”
Hikari , 20, student from Japan
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Getting around Melbourne
Melbourne has many accessible public transport options and bike paths making it easy to go exploring after class.
Things to do in Melbourne
Melbourne is proudly multicultural and no matter where you're from, you can feel safe and welcome here. There are fun things to do in Melbourne every day, with free events all the time.
Things to do in Hawthorn
Our Hawthorn campus boasts state-of-the-art learning facilities. Surrounded by an array of cafés, restaurants, bars, boutiques, and bookshops on Glenferrie Road, our Hawthorn campus provides the perfect environment for an amazing student lifestyle.
Bringing your family to Melbourne
We know how important family is and how having them nearby can help you settle into Melbourne life. We’ve put together some things for you to consider when making the decision.
Money and living costs in Australia
Living in Melbourne, like many cities around the world, can be relatively expensive at times, but there are ways to manage your money to make it go further. Find out what you need to get started and get by in Australia.