Swinburne University of Technology

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Swinburne University of Technology is a world-ranked university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. An early leader in international education, Swinburne offers the opportunity to gain professional skills alongside technical and academic knowledge. Swinburne is recognized across many fields, including astronomy and physics, engineering, materials science, computer science and information technology, design and innovation. The university also has substantial capability and research excellence in neuroscience, mental health and the humanities and social sciences. Swinburne has made educational opportunities available to a new generation of learners through Swinburne Online and Open Universities Australia. In 2022, Swinburne ranked in the top 250 global universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, confirming its place in the top 1% of universities worldwide.


  • Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with science and the community

  • Swinburne offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, vocational education and research qualifications.

  • Swinburne is consistently ranked in the top 3% of universities globally with an esteemed reputation for world-leading research.


  • Top 1% globally QS World University Rankings 2023

  • Top 250 globally Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022

  • Top 50 Under 50 QS World University Rankings 2021