International student stories
Swinburne University of Technology is home to international students from all over the world. Discover their stories and see how they are enjoying life at Swinburne while successfully building a career across different industries in Australia and their home countries.
Meet our undergraduate students
Just finished high school and want to study at university for the first time? Swinburne has many certificates, diplomas and bachelor degrees you can choose from. Read these stories to get a taste of study and life at Swinburne as an international student.
Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
Energetic Erina talks about all the ways she’s gathering experience for her career.
Bachelor of Business
International student Alex is creating a resume employers will want to chat about.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Professional)
International student Thao highlights her reasons to study computer science at Swinburne.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional)
Wendy graduated with more than two years of real industry experience on her resume.
Meet our postgraduate students
Do you already have a bachelor degree and want to gain a higher qualification in Australia? Swinburne has many graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, as well as master and doctorate degrees. Read these stories to learn how Swinburne can help you take your career further.
Master of Professional Engineering
Robotics student Jagannatha enjoys giving back to Swinburne’s international students.
Master of Design
International student Florentina has fully embraced on-campus life at Swinburne.
Master of Business Information Systems
Getting a qualification in information technology is an excellent move for international student Sachi.
Master of Science (Network Systems)
With a fascination of internet networks, international student Chinmayi is living her dream.
Explore life at Swinburne
Study is definitely important, but there is more to life at Swinburne and in Melbourne. Get inspirations and insights from these stories – all things about international students!
5 questions every international student asks
Our answers will give you reasons to come and study at Swinburne in Melbourne.Thursday 16 March 2023
6 reasons you should live in Hawthorn
Are you thinking about studying at Swinburne? Allow us to introduce you to the inner-city suburb of Hawthorn in Melbourne, and all the reasons you're going to love living there.Monday 20 February 2023
Master students offer solutions to real industry challenges
Swinburne international master students present their ideas to CPB Contractors and John Holland – the joint venture building the West Gate Tunnel Project.Friday 20 November 2020
Ready to start your own story at Swinburne?
Our friendly International team is available to support you all the way. Talk to us to find out more about your study options, entry requirements, fees and scholarships, life in Melbourne and more.