If you need confidential advice and assistance with a legal issue, Swinburne Student Life can assist you. We have an arrangement with several legal firms to provide free advice to students when need it.

These firms are conveniently located near our campuses. All currently enrolled students may receive up to three hours of free, independent advice on any legal matter.

Note: These law firms cannot advise on:

  • student vs student disputes
  • student vs Swinburne University of Technology disputes
  • student vs Swinburne Student Life
  • migration, immigration, taxation, accounting, bankruptcy or financial advice
  • lawsuits and litigation.

How to receive legal advice

Legal advice is provided by referral and appointment only. You can request a referral by phone or email, or by dropping into Swinburne Student Life on campus. 

You must also complete and submit the Application for legal assistance form when requesting a referral. 

Contact the legal advice team

To contact a member of the legal advice team, phone +61 3 9214 5445 or email legaladvice@swinburne.edu.au. Swinburne Student Life is located at:

  • Hawthorn: George Level 1  
  • Wantirna: WB 2.24  
  • Croydon: CF 113

Need to speak to our legal advice team?

You'll need to request a referral and complete the online application form for legal assistance.

Apply for legal assistance