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Swinburne is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion. Our education, high quality research and industry partnerships create positive change for students, staff and the community.


Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our standing in prestigious world academic ranking lists reflects our commitment to high quality teaching, research and graduate outcomes.

Top 350 in Times Higher Education World Ranking

Swinburne was ranked among the world’s top 350 universities by the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Ranked 62 in the Times Higher Education Young University Global Ranking

Swinburne once again ranked in the THE 2021 Young University Rankings, being placed at number 62 out of 250 institutions. The Young University Rankings recognise the world’s top universities under 50 years old.

Top 3 percent of universities globally

The 2022 QS World University Rankings ranked Swinburne in the world's top 350 universities, placing us in the top three percent of universities worldwide.

Ranked 45 globally

Swinburne was ranked number 45 in the 2021 QS University Rankings Top 50 Under 50, an index of the world's top universities under 50 years old.

Top 100 for Art and Design

Swinburne was recognised as having one of the best design schools in the world by the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject. The university was listed in the top 100 for the Art and Design subject area.

Top 300 in ARWU Ranking

Swinburne was ranked one of the world's top 300 universities by the prestigious 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).