Why Choose Swinburne?

Swinburne University of Technology has a long and proud heritage as an Australian university with over 150,000 graduates globally since it’s first class in 1909. For over a century, Swinburne has committed to innovative education, strong industry engagement and social inclusion.

Our standing in prestigious world academic ranking lists reflects our commitment to high-quality teaching and learning and graduate outcomes. 

  • In 2018, Swinburne has once again ranked in the Young University Rankings, being placed at number 65 out of 250 institutions. The Young University Rankings recognise the world’s top universities under 50 years old.

With campuses in Melbourne (Australia) and Kuching (Malaysia), Swinburne is a young and bold university with an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. 

The Malaysian campus in Kuching was launched in 2000 and is a leading Australian university in Malaysia which offers students a superior option for return on investment. The attractive fees are the result of the university’s partnership with the Sarawak State Government and a focus on financial sustainability versus high profits.

As a branch campus, students at the Malaysian campus receive the same high-quality education through undifferentiated courses and equal academic standards as the Melbourne campus. The graduation testamurs are identical to graduates at the Melbourne campus, offering a truly international education in Malaysia for students who with global career aspirations.


Outstanding rankings

Swinburne’s Malaysian campus is rated Tier 5: Excellent
in the Malaysian Qualifications Agency’s Rating System for
Malaysian Higher Education Institution 2009, 2011,
2013 and 2017.