Results – what you need to know

Find out how to access your results and academic transcript, and what happens once you finish your course.

How to access your results

You can access your results online by logging into My Results. You can also email yourself an unofficial transcript.

If you can't see your results:

  • the results release date may not have passed
  • results may not have been certified
  • you may have a sanction preventing your results from being released (e.g. outstanding fees or library fines).

Contact studentHQ for assistance. For more information about viewing your results online, see our help guide My Results: How to view your Results online [PDF 350KB]. 

Result release dates

The release dates for your Swinburne results depend on your level and mode of study.

Higher education students

Teaching period Results release date 
 Summer Term (on campus) 28 February 2017
 Direct-enrolled online students (SP4) 4 April 2017
 Semester 1  4 July 2017
 Semester 1 – special consideration  Approximately 2 weeks after last exam
 Semester 1 – last to complete  Approximately 2 weeks after last exam
 Term 1  24 April 2017
 Term 2  4 July 2017
 Winter Term  15 August 2017
 Semester 2  5 December 2017
 Term 3  26 September 2017
 Term 4 5 December 2017

Vocational education students

If you're a vocational education (VE) student, once the census date has passed for the study period, your results are released on a weekly basis. They will be available within two weeks of the end of the teaching block through My results.

Foundation Year and UniLink students

Results for Foundation Year and UniLink exams are released on the Wednesday of the week following the last day of exams. For example Teaching Period 2 finishes on 22 September 2017, and results are released on Wednesday 27 September 2017.

Open Universities Australia students

If you're an Open University Australia (OUA) student studying Swinburne units, your results will be released on the following dates:

  • Study Period 4 (2016) - 4 April 2017
  • Study Period 1 - 27 June 2017
  • Study Period 2 - 26 September 2017
  • Study Period 3 - 3 January 2018


Hawthorn Online students

If you're Hawthorn Online (HOL) student, your results will be released on the following dates:

  • Study Period 3 (2017) – 3 January 2018
  • Study Period 4 (2017) – 27 March 2018
  • Study Period 1 – 26 June 2018
  • Study Period 2 – 25 September 2018
  • Study Period 3 – 21 December 2018
  • Study Period 4 – 26 March 2019

KAPLAN (Singapore) students

If you're a KAPLAN (Singapore) student, your results will be released on the following dates:

  • Study Period 1 - 6 June 2017
  • Study Period 2 - 5 September 2017
  • Study Period 3 - 5 December 2017
  • Study Period 4 - 6 March 2018

NICA students

If you're a NICA student, your results will be released on the following dates:

Semester 1, 2017 - 11 July
Semester 2, 2017 - 5 December

Academic transcripts

You will be given a copy of your academic transcript among your graduation documents. You can also purchase additional copies if needed.

If you’re an international student and need confirmation that your course has been completed prior to your graduation ceremony, submit a letter of completion request.

Finishing your course

If you’ve completed all of the requirements for your course, congratulations! If you’re not sure if you've finished your course or haven’t received a graduation notice, contact studentHQ. We can’t release your results or let you graduate until you've paid any outstanding fees and fines.

After you've finished your course there are lots of options: