Hawthorn Campus – Swinburne University of Technology
Research and training also forms a large part of Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus with the ability to do everything from pre-apprenticeships, right through to a PhD.
Located around 7km east of the Melbourne CBD, there are many transport options available, including train, tram and vehicular access. Situated in the heart of the Hawthorn retail district, Glenferrie Road and Burwood Road are within walking distance, housing retail shops, restuarants and entertainment facilities.
Students enjoy an extensive library, bookshop, cafeterias and sports centre. Over recent years there has been a major redevelopment of the campus, including a covered Atrium next to the library, the building of combined office/retail/residential complex Swinburne Place , significant investment in the latest learning and teaching technology and refurbishment of the multi-storey EN and BA buildings.
The Hawthorn campus offers students a centre for manufacturing, dual sector campus (incorporating TAFE and university), National Centre for Sustainability (NCS), research institutes and student facilities which include – a highly ranked library, sports complex and wireless network coverage across the campus.
It also has a number of areas for students to gather and socialise, from the new Atrium outside the BA building to the sunny courtyard in TD building. There is significant on-campus student accommodation available, and a bar and other retail outlets to open soon at Swinburne Place .
Students with disabilities are catered for at the University, as are students with needs.
Modern, safe, secure and convenient – located at the heart of the Hawthorn Campus. Offering the only on-campus Residential College style accommodation suited to first year or international exchange students provides a safe and supportive environment.
For more independent students our furnished student apartments are available for sharing with one or two other students. The two styles of accommodation are home to 235 students each year. Visitors to the university can also utilise our fully-furnished visitor accommodation for short-term housing needs.
More information is available through the Swinburne website.
Melbourne, with a population more than 3.4 million, is a busy financial centre, renowned for its parks, gardens and historic buildings. It is a major sporting, commercial and cultural centre of Australia.
With its many ethnic restaurants (30 per cent of the population was born overseas) and user-friendly trams, the city has been voted internationally as the ‘most liveable city in the world’.