Financial support in response to COVID-19

Learn about support available to eligible domestic and international students, including government benefits and Swinburne initiatives.

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  • Careers and employability

    Careers and employability

    Improve your employability with expert advice and job application assistance, with a range of seminars, workshops, conferences and employer sessions to give you the edge.

  • Indigenous student support

    Indigenous student support

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  • Study and learning support

    Study and learning support

    Improve your study and academic skills through our Learning and Academic Skills Centre. Attend workshops, advice sessions, and access support for students facing challenges.

  • AccessAbility services

    AccessAbility services

    At Swinburne, we offer an inclusive and welcoming environment for people living with a disability, medical condition, mental illness or with primary carer responsibilities.

  • Health and wellbeing

    Health and wellbeing

    We offer comprehensive professional health and medical services to support the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of the Swinburne community.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Discover all your student housing options at Swinburne, including on-campus accommodation, shared apartments, studio apartments and short-term accommodation.
  • Legal advice for students

    Legal advice for students

    If you need confidential advice and assistance with a legal issue, get free, independent legal advice from one of Swinburne Student Life’s legal partners.

  • Mentoring services

    Mentoring services

    Like many students, it’s probably your first time away from your family and friends. If you’re finding it hard to adjust to university life, our friendly team of student mentors are here to help you settle in!

  • Support for international students

    Support for international students

    We understand that living and studying away from your home country can be challenging. Find out more about living in Australia and how our international support team can assist you.

  • Independent advocacy for students

    Independent advocacy for students

    If you're facing academic or disciplinary issues, get free, confidential advice on how to best manage your circumstances to get back on track with your studies.

  • Clubs and student organisations

    Clubs and student organisations

    Join a club or student organisation and meet like-minded people, explore new hobbies and get involved with the issues you care about. Find your people.
  • Support for elite athletes

    Support for elite athletes

    Swinburne is part of the Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) program which allows students to apply for flexible study options to help them study and compete at the same time. 

Your safety at Swinburne

We have a zero-tolerance policy towards problem behaviour such as sexual assault, bullying, racism, and harassment.

Learn how to report these behaviours, find support, understand our commitment to the Respect. Now. Always initiative and learn about the safety and security services we offer to the Swinburne community.

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Assault reporting and help

Services and resources are available at Swinburne to help you handle a traumatic experience if you, or someone you know, has been assaulted.

If you experience, see or hear about behaviour that may be inappropriate, concerning or threatening you can report the incident to Safer Community or email safercommunity@swinburne.edu.au.

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Swinburne’s leading-edge facilities and equipment include a range of labs, theatres, telescopes and even a supercomputer. With over A$250m invested in state-of-the-art research equipment, we have the facilities to provide our students and researchers the tools you need to make positive global changes.

Learn more about our cutting-edge facilities and equipment.

Need a place to do some reading or somewhere to concentrate? Head to Hawthorn's Latelab and BA Silent Study Room for group study facilities, lounges, and printers, scanners and photocopier machines.

Learn more about what’s available at our 24-hour access facilities.

Buy textbooks, course equipment, newspapers, stationery, software, data storage, as well as Swinburne clothing and memorabilia at the Swinburne bookshop.

Our safe and secure parental facilities are available for students to bring their children should they have to come to campus. We also offer childcare services available on our campuses that operate from Monday - Friday.

Learn more about the childcare and parental support available at Swinburne.

Swinburne offers a range of support services to students who have experienced foster, kinship, residential or permanent care.

Find out more about the support we offer and how we can help you settle into university and achieve your academic goals through our care leaver support services.

Whether you’re Christian, Hindu, Muslim, or Jewish, we have the facilites and spiritual carers availble for all staff and students, irrespective of belief.

Find out more about our spiritual care services, multi faith prayer rooms, and religious clubs and societies.

Find work while you study and gain the skills that employers are looking for. We’ll help you plan for a successful career in your chosen field by offering one-on-one career consultations and a variety of other services to help you achieve your goals.

Find out more about our careers and employment services.

From professional degrees, work placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more, we help to prepare you for a successful career by incorporating professional experience throughout your studies.

Gain an edge over other applicants and enhance your employability through our work intergrated learning initiatives.

Need help with your password? Having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi or your student email? Need computer or technical assistance? Want to know how to access free software? Our friendly and tech-savvy team are here to help you with all your IT needs.

During your time at Swinburne, you will be asked to complete a number of surveys. The surveys are used to measure how we’re doing across different areas and to get suggestions from you on how we can improve.

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Additional support

  • Asylum seeker and refugee support

    Asylum seeker and refugee support

    We understand that you might find adjusting to university life difficult — but rest assured, you are not alone. Whether you’re looking for work, a home, need help with studying or if you’re feeling lonely, we are here to help you.

  • Financial support and advice

    Financial support and advice

    Having money troubles or need some advice regarding your financial situation? We’re here to help. Find out more about our available grants, scholarships, and get one-on-one advice.

  • Special consideration and extensions

    Special consideration and extensions

    If a serious event has occurred that has affected your academic journey at Swinburne, support is available through special consideration, extensions and adjustments.

  • LGBTIQ+ community support

    LGBTIQ+ community support

    Find out how Swinburne embraces and supports our LGBTIQ+ community and creates an inclusive work and learning environment.

Library & studentHQ 

Library & studentHQ is your one-stop shop on every campus. Whether you need IT help, experiencing login issues, lost your student ID card, or have any questions about how life works at Swinburne, our friendly team at Library & studentHQ is here to help. Access student support services for all your course enquiries including course planning, timetables, fees, exams, enrolment and assessment. You can also find Library services here such as bookable study spaces and computers, laptop and equipment loans, printing, copying and scanning and specialist help from IT Rovers and Librarians. 

At Hawthorn campus, studentHQ is now available seven days a week. For detailed opening hours, contact information, locations and more, check out the Library & studentHQ page.

Swinburne Hub

Swinburne Hub provides information about vocational education and training offered by Swinburne University of Technology. If you’re preparing for your first job, looking to retrain or taking the first step in a career change, Swinburne Hub can help.

Visit an on-campus Swinburne Hub location or check out the Swinburne Hub page for more information.

Need more information?

Our friendly team is here to help answer any questions about the facilities and services we have available here at Swinburne.

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