Step 1: Secure your enrolment  

Select the option below that best describes your application method and follow the guides to accept your offer and enrol in your course. 

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Step 2: Hook yourself up! 

You're almost there. Time to set up your email, collect your student card, gain access to your learning materials in Canvas and get hooked up to our Wi-Fi.  

  • 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.

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    Student email, password and Wi-Fi access

    Set up your Swinburne student email, learn how to reset or change your password and connect to our secure wireless network eduroam.

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    Your student ID card and Swinburne login

    Your Swinburne student ID card gives you access to services and facilities on Swinburne campuses. It's also your library card and identification for exams.

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    Canvas is our Learning Management System (LMS) which is an online tool for accessing study materials, submitting assignments and staying informed about your units. Use your SIMS ID/username and password to sign in to Canvas.  

Step 3: Attend orientation

  • Orientation

    Orientation helps you get started at Swinburne and settle into university life. During orientation we will provide you with handy tips and resources to help you prepare for study.

Need help?

Don’t worry! We’re here to guide you through. If you have any questions about your offer, or about university in general, get in touch and we’ll get you sorted in no time.