Join us for VTAC Info Night and put us to the test with all your questions.

What courses does Swinburne offer? What’s our industry experience guarantee? How does preferencing work?

Put us to the test by visiting us on campus for an evening of talks, interactive sessions, and expo-style study area grazing. You’ll also have the chance to:

  • See our campus
  • Discover courses
  • Meet students, academics, and teaching staff
  • Get preferences help
  • Attend an info session dedicated to our aviation courses
  • Join in on a study area taster session

Aviation info session

Time: arrive between 4:30pm and 5:00pm for 5:00pm start

Duration: 60 minutes + 30 minutes networking

Think you might be interested in studying aviation? Join the aviation session A Flying Start on VTAC Info Night to meet teachers and students, hear about fees and scholarships, and get to know aviation course entry requirements and career outcomes. 

  • A Flying Start Info Session 
  • Hear from CAE Oxford Aviation academy, a current student and a professional in the industry 

Taster sessions

Ever wanted to sample a subject or study area before you apply? Join a VTAC Info Night taster sessions and dip your toe into the world of studying with Swinburne – be it in design, science, IT, or something else.

Taster sessions will run for 30 minutes and will begin at 4.30pm. Students wanting to attend a taster session will need to arrive at 4.15. 


Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 30 minutes 

Join this hands-on session and use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® to create models and make meaning through storytelling while fostering conversation, creativity, and imagination.

Super Snail | Design

Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 30 minutes 

Meet the concept of biomimicry with Swinburne’s design department and sketch elements to Snail to help make it go faster (reverse biomimicry). 

Digital Anatomy Lab | Health

Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 30 minutes 

Ever seen an iPad as big as a human body? You’ll find one in Swinburne’s anatomy lab, where students learn by interacting with life-size anatomy tables – as well as virtual and augmented reality technologies.

Test Your Cyber Attack Skills | IT

Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 30 minutes 

Our work lives, personal lives, and finances are all linked to the world of the internet and mobile computing. In this workshop, learn how to test for some common vulnerabilities and see how a hacker might break into a website.

Fighting Fake News | Media and Communications

Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 30 minutes 

Get your hands dirty with the online tools and techniques journalists use to verify photos and videos that come across the news desk during big breaking stories.

Psychology Insights | Psychology

Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 60 minutes 

Take part in a series of demonstrations to learn about different aspects of psychology, including cognition, perception, and counselling.  

Please note: This taster session will run for 60 minutes.

Astro Tour | Science

Time: 4:15pm arrival for 4:30pm start 

Duration: 30 minutes 

Physics explains the world we live in – and the one we don't (yet). Take a flight through the solar system and beyond in the Swinburne Virtual Reality Theatre.

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  • A group of young female and male students huddle together inside whilst looking at reading material.

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  • Group of male and female students walk out of The George building chatting and smiling after a class

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