Immerse yourself in campus life and make the most of the many opportunities available while studying at Swinburne.
Swinburne Change of Preference Expo and After Party
Calling all Year 12s: Join us on campus, Friday 17 December, for a day of tailored preference advice, campus tours, and free food, coffee, and merch. Then head over to the on-campus After Party featuring live sets from Mallrat, CXLOE and JXN.
What is Swinburne like?
Living in Melbourne, Australia
When you arrive, you’ll quickly discover why we have such a great reputation for sport, art, culture, shopping (and the best coffee on the planet!). Here are some of the things you can look forward to in our beautiful city.
Why study in Australia?
If travel restrictions mean you can’t be here right now, it’s still fun to dream about your ultimate study destination! World-class education, breathtaking landscapes, vibrant cities and friendly locals (even kangaroos and koalas) — it’s no wonder our international students love Australia!
We have three campuses based in Melbourne, located in Hawthorn, Croydon and Wantirna, and one in Sarawak, Malaysia. Learn how to navigate your campus and discover what’s close by.
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.
Learn about the different types of accommodation on Swinburne's Hawthorn campus, including private and shared accommodation options.
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.
Work Integrated Learning
Graduate with real industry experience you can put on your resume by taking on Swinburne’s Work Integrated Learning and workplace training programs.
Careers and employability
Improve your employability with expert advice and job application assistance, with a range of seminars, workshops, conferences and employer sessions to give you the edge.
Swinburne study abroad
Studying abroad gives you the chance to challenge yourself, explore new cultures and make memories that last a lifetime. What are you waiting for?
Sport and fitness
At Swinburne, we provide opportunities for you to get involved in a variety of sports clubs and fitness opportunities. As an enrolled student, you’re eligible to join in on the fun and get active!
Clubs and student organisationsJoin a club or student organisation and meet like-minded people, explore new hobbies and get involved with the issues you care about. Find your people.
Learn valuable new skills by taking on a leadership or volunteering role. You’ll meet new people and gain experiences that will make you more employable.
An independent, student-run representation, welfare and events service guiding students to not only unlock their academic potential, but make memories and relationships that will last a lifetime.