The transition from school to university can be daunting, but also incredibly exciting. Are you ready to start your adventure?
Get the right advice
Not sure which course is right for you? No stress. We provide personalised advice from course advisers on our Course Information Hotline: 1300 275 794, or book a one-on-one appointment to discuss your study options.
We run a bunch of events throughout the year for Year 11 and 12 students. Attend Open Day or an information session, and speak to our friendly staff and current students about studying with us.
See upcoming events.
The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) is offered through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) for students who have experienced educational disadvantage. SEAS allows VTAC selection officers to grant extra consideration for course entry by taking into account any short or long-term disadvantage.
Find out if you're eligible for special consideration
From a regional or interstate school?
Transitioning to a new location, a fresh learning environment, events, diverse studying options and making new friends all combine to make university a seriously interesting and exciting place to be.
We want you to have a great experience, which is why we offer a range of services to make your transition from regional areas and interstate to Swinburne smooth.
As a regional or interstate student, you may be eligible to receive special consideration towards your application based on your location through the Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS).
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Orientation at Swinburne is designed to make you feel at home. It includes welcome events, entertainment, introductory workshops and campus tours with current students. See everything O-Week has to offer.
Swinburne Student Life
Swinburne Student Life organises sporting and entertainment activities throughout the year, including Orientation Week. Swinburne Student Life also provides support, academic advice and representation for students.
Living in Melbourne, Australia
With its reputation for sport, art, culture, shopping and, of course, coffee, Melbourne is a city to be enjoyed. If you’re new to Melbourne, find out how you can get the most out of your time living in your new city.
Study with us while you’re still at school
Keen to get a jump start on your career? Nice one! Take on skills-based learning while you’re still at school.
Vocational Education and Training for Secondary Students (VETSS)
Keen to get a jump start on your career? Nice one! Vocational Education and Training for Secondary Students (VETSS) allows you to take on skills-based learning while completing your VCE or Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning.
You’ll study one of our certificate-level courses and gain practical hands-on skills while you’re still at school.
Find out more about VETSS
Visit the Swinburne Hub
Swinburne Hub is designed to give you more information about the vocational education options that we offer. If you're preparing for your first job, looking to retrain or taking the first step in a career change, Swinburne Hub provides one-on-one consultation for:
- Skills and job advice
- VCE Connect and VCAL
- VET Programs for Schools
- Vocational Education and Training.
The Early Leaders Program for Year 11 students
Build the confidence, skills and network you need to transition to university with ease. The Early Leaders Program is all about preparing you for your future.
High Achievers ProgramApply to the High Achievers Program (part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship) and get access to leadership workshops, industry mentoring and more.