Swinburne University

Quick Facts about Swinburne University

    • Swinburne is student-focused and aims at students being engaged in their learning; be exposed to innovative teaching, and given thorough preparation for the workforce
    • Swinburne ranks in the top 3% of universities in the world – in the top 400 in the world, and since 2015, has been ranked in the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Rankings, an index of the world’s top universities under the age of 50.
  • Swinburne ranks in the top 100 universities in the world in physics


    • Swinburne regularly receives a 5-star ranking for student satisfaction
    • Swinburne aims at producing job-ready students and Industry Based Learning (IBL) is offered to all eligible undergraduate students in the form of Professional Placements – Work Placements
    • Many industry partners have been connected to Swinburne for over 20 years
    • Swinburne is one of only a few universities in Australia with access to the Keck telescope in Hawaii – Keck
    • The Bachelor of Circus Arts offered at the National Institute of Circus Arts Australia – and accredited by Swinburne, not only offers elite sport training but also a sound business qualification. Several NICA graduates are currently employed with Cirque Du Soleil
    • Swinburne has a campus in Malaysia with many of the courses offered in Australia offered there – many Australian students choose to study a semester or more at the campus in Malaysia – Sarawak Campus, Malaysia
    • Swinburne has partnerships with over 100 institutions overseas, allowing for Australian students to go and complete part of their studies at one of these institutions – Swinburne Global
  • Swinburne offers over 30 study tours and a great number of those are specific to students studying business – Study Tours
  • Swinburne has a dedicated High Achievers Program, which includes a scholarship, for Year 12 students who attain an ATAR of 95 and above – High Achievers Program
  • Swinburne offers an Aviation degree and part of the training in this course includes access to a Flight Simulator Laboratory with three simulators: Victoria’s only Redbird flight simulator, Victoria’s only FlyIt Professional Helicopter Simulator, and a B737 procedural simulator – Flight Simulator Laboratory. Swinburne is the only university in Victoria offering a bachelor degree designed specifically to train students as a commercial pilot ­- Aviation


    • Swinburne partners with Jetstar with a Cadet Pilot Program – Cadet Pilot Program
    • Swinburne has one of the largest university Psychology Clinics in Australia, not only offering low-cost counselling, psychological assessment and group therapy treatment, but also quality teaching and research – Psychology Clinic
  • Swinburne is one of the few universities that make Capstone Projects (also referred to as Industry Linked Projects) a major assessment component for students – Capstone
  • Swinburne’s Law School requires law students to complete 20 days of Industry Based Learning per year over three years – Bachelor of Laws