Swinburne University


Quick Facts about Swinburne University
    • Swinburne Uni
    • 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
    • In 2015 for the first time Swinburne was also 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 every commencing undergraduate student – IBL
    • 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 NICA – NICA – and accredited by Swinburne, not only offers elite sport training but also a sound business qualification
    • A number of 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 recently launched its High Achievers Program, which includes a scholarship, for Year 12 students who attain an ATAR of 95 and above – High Achievers Program
    • Swinburne also has an emerging leaders program – Emerging Leaders
    • 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, which is used to simulate a range of; Victoria’s only FlyIt Professional Helicopter Simulator, capable of simulating six types of helicopter; and a B737 procedural simulator – Flight Simulator Laboratory. Swinburne is also the only university in Victoria offering a bachelor degree designed specifically to train students as a commercial pilot aircraft ­- Aviation
    • Swinburne has the largest university Psychology Clinic 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 of 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