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Fall & Spring 2023 Applications Are Still Open!


Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community.  Swinburne's standing in prestigious world academic ranking lists reflects its commitment to high-quality teaching and research, and graduate outcomes. Students will learn from experienced teachers who remain connected to their industries. They will make contacts, receive valuable career advice and become immediately competitive in the global job market.

The main campus is conveniently located ten minutes from the CBD in one of Melbourne’s most vibrant inner-city suburbs. The Hawthorn campus boasts state-of-the-art learning facilities. Surrounded by an array of cafés, restaurants, bars, boutiques, and bookshops on Glenferrie Road, the Hawthorn campus provides the perfect environment for an amazing student lifestyle. 

Why Swinburne University of Technology - Hawthorn

  • Campus Life and Surroundings: The main campus, in the inner-city suburb of Hawthorn, is nestled alongside the Glenferrie Road shopping precinct, where every convenience is to be found. Cheap eats, cafés, fine restaurants, a sport and recreation centre, a cinema, grocery stores and shops of every kind create an enticing environment in which to study and relax. 
  • Facilities: At Hawthorn, students will never be far from the full range of student services, including: a bookshop, cafes, medical services including dental and optometry, personal counselling, and learning and academic skills support. The well-resourced library also includes a Late Lab, which offers the convenience of 24-hour, 7-day access. The George Swinburne building (‘The George’) is a central hub on campus with study areas, a games room and student employment and health services.
  • Relevant and Hands-on training: Swinburne has close ties with industry and provide invaluable workplace experience. Industry representatives shape the curriculum, providing guest presenters, team projects and six- to 12-month paid professional placements for students.
  • High-quality Research: Swinburne's research creates jobs, improves lives, connects science and technology with business and the community, and elicits real change in the world. Swinburne has led advancements in solar sciences, advanced manufacturing and sustainable technologies.
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