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Swinburne campus exposure sites

Last updated 9.45am, 29 November 2021

The following Swinburne sites have been visited by someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19. This does not mean there is an ongoing risk associated with the building. 

Building closure timelines are indicative only and subject to clearance from the Victorian Department of Health.

Building

Building name/location

Exposure period

Exposure status

Building status

SPS Building Student Residences, SPS Building, Wakefield Street, Hawthorn campus 23/11/2021 to 28/11/2021 Low-risk exposure site Building is open
PC and PN Buildings PC Building, room 104 and PN Building, NICA, Prahran campus 22/11/2021 8.30am to 23/11/2021 5.30pm Low-risk exposure site Buildings are open
TC TC Building, Hawthorn campus 19/11/2021 from 8.30am to 3.30pm Low-risk exposure site Building is open

About exposure sites

Swinburne will work with the Victorian Government’s Department of Health to identify any exposed people of confirmed COVID-19 cases on campus and low-risk exposure locations.

We will do our best to notify exposed people and provide the necessary advice. If you have been identified by Swinburne as a possible exposed person, you must follow the directions provided to you by Swinburne. 

If you have visited a low-risk exposure location on campus during the exposure period, please monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if you start to develop symptoms.  

If you have any queries, please contact Swinburne’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing team via healthsafetywellbeing@swinburne.edu.au. For more information on getting tested for COVID-19, visit the Department of Health’s website.  

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the university community

Swinburne has received confirmation that two individuals who reside at Swinburne Residences at our Hawthorn campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals who reside in the SPS Building at the Hawthorn campus received a positive test result on Saturday 27 November 2021 and Sunday 28 November 2021.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who have been identified as exposed people of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended our NICA campus at Prahran on Monday 22 November has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the PC building, room 104 and the PN building from 8.30am Monday 22 November to 5.30pm on Tuesday 23 November. The individual received a positive test result on Thursday 25 November.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who have been identified as exposed people of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended our Hawthorn campus on Friday 19 November has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the TC building on Friday 19 November between 8.30am and 3.30pm. The individual received a positive test result on Tuesday 23 November.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who have been identified as exposed people of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended our Hawthorn campus on Tuesday 9 November and Wednesday 10 November has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the TB Building in rooms 101, 102 and 103 on Tuesday 9 November from 8.49am until 5.20pm, and on Wednesday 10 November between 8.49am and 5.00pm. The individual received a positive test result on Friday 12 November.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who are considered close contacts of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended our Hawthorn campus on Tuesday 9 November has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the LateLab in the library building on Tuesday 9 November between 10.09am and 4.31pm. The individual received a positive test result on Thursday 11 November.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who are considered close contacts of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended Swinburne’s COVID-19 vaccination hub has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was at the hub, located at 39 William Street, Hawthorn between 11.30am and 12.00pm on Thursday 21 October 2021. The individual also attended the Hawthorn Latelab and the security office on Tuesday 19 October and Wednesday 20 October. More details on the exposure period is included in the table above. The individual received a positive test result on 21 October 2021.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who are considered close contacts of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended our Hawthorn campus on 19 and 21 October 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the Hawthorn Latelab on 19 October between 12.00pm and 2.30pm and the SR building on the same day from 2.20pm to 4.30pm. The individual later attended the AGSE building on 21 October 2021 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm and received a positive test result on Saturday 23 October 2021.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who are considered close contacts of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who attended the CS Building at our Croydon campus on has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the CS building, J A Turner Artist Trail at the Croydon campus between 8.00am and 4.00pm on Monday 18 October 2021. The individual received a positive test result on Friday 22 October 2021.

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who are considered close contacts of this confirmed case.

Swinburne received confirmation that two additional individuals who reside at Swinburne Residences on our Hawthorn campus on have tested positive for COVID-19. These individuals who also reside in the SPS Building at the Hawthorn campus received a positive COVID-19 test result on Sunday 17 October 2021 and Monday 18 October 2021. 

Swinburne is in contact with the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who resided at Swinburne Residences during the exposure period. The building will undergo a deep clean.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who resides at Swinburne Residences on our Hawthorn campus on has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual who resides in the SPS Building at the Hawthorn campus received a positive COVID-19 test result on Thursday 14 October 2021.

Swinburne is in contact with the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who resided at Swinburne Residences during the exposure period. The building will undergo a deep clean.

Swinburne has received confirmation that another individual who was on our Hawthorn campus on Monday 27 September 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the SR building at Wakefield St, Hawthorn between 9.50am and 10.12am on 27 September 2021. 

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who were in the SR building and those who came into contact with the confirmed case. 

Swinburne has also received confirmation that an individual who was on our Croydon campus on Wednesday 29 September 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the CS building, J A Turner Artist Trail at the Croydon campus between 5.30pm and 9.00pm on 29 September 2021.   

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who are considered close contacts of this confirmed case.

Swinburne has received confirmation that an individual who was on our Hawthorn campus on Monday 27 September 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in the AV building at 545 Burwood Road between 10.00am and 2.15pm on 27 September 2021.  

Swinburne is following directives from the Department of Health and has been in touch with individuals who were in the AV building between 10.00am and 2.15pm on 27 September.

Swinburne’s COVIDSafe process: if you test positive for COVID-19

You must notify Swinburne if you have tested positive for COVID-19 and attended our campus in the week prior. 

If you are a student, please contact Wellbeing at Swinburne via nurses@swinburne.edu.au. If you need academic support, please contact your unit convenor. For  VET students, please contact your unit convenor or teacher. 

If you are a staff member, contact the Health, Safety and Wellbeing team via healthsafetywellbeing@swinburne.edu.au and your line manager.

Swinburne’s COVIDSafe process: exposure sites

If you have or you know of a Swinburne staff member, student or contractor who has either attended a Swinburne exposure site or tested positive for COVID-19 after recently attending campus, you must contact the Health, Safety and Wellbeing team via healthsafetywellbeing@swinburne.edu.au and wait for their advice before taking further action, for example, communicating with others.

On-campus protocols

If you have to be on campus, please ensure the health and safety of our community by reading our protocols to understand cleaning, safety and physical distancing requirements.

Read more about our protocols