Swinburne University of Technology is a dual-sector institution creating impact through science, technology and innovation. We are committed to transforming the future of education by giving students the knowledge and experience they need to make a lasting impact on the workplace of tomorrow.
We provide world-class programs to domestic and international students, with three campuses in Melbourne and a fourth in Sarawak, Malaysia, which connects us to one of the most rapidly growing regions of the world.
Swinburne was founded in 1908 with a deep understanding of the social and economic value of education, and a commitment to working closely with industry and community.
For more than 50 years, Swinburne has partnered with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. By working on real industry projects and gaining the professional skills that put knowledge into practice, our students’ graduate job-ready and equipped to embark on a fulfilling career.
Swinburne’s international reputation for high-quality teaching and research, as well as excellent graduate outcomes, has secured the university a place among the best universities in the world.
Swinburne takes a career-oriented approach to education and has forged strong industry connections that inform our programs and benefit staff and students. In all aspects of teaching and learning, Swinburne is dedicated to creating future-ready learners and giving our students professional purpose.
Our vocational education courses build practical skills and create opportunities to progress to further study.
As well as on campus experiences, we offer educational opportunities online through Swinburne Online and Open Universities Australia.
Research with impact
We are determined to make a real difference to the communities we serve. Our research strengths are in astronomy and physics, engineering, materials science, computer science and information technology, design and innovation. We also have substantial capability and research excellence in neuroscience, mental health, and the humanities and social sciences.
Our partnership initiatives enhance collaboration with business, industry and the community. We provide real-world experiences to enhance employment outcomes and deliver research impact. Our state-of-the-art spaces enable researcher and students to collaborate and solve real-world problems.