Why choose Swinburne Sarawak?

At Swinburne Sarawak, students are at the centre of everything we do.

Producing career-ready graduates determines what we teach and how we teach it. Our commitment to high-quality teaching is what makes Swinburne the educational leader in science, technology, innovation, business and design.

We can help you to reach your study and career goals through a wide range of courses and pathways. You’ll receive individual attention and attend small, manageable classes while enjoying an exciting and dynamic study experience.

We are a progressive university with a focus on innovative research that has real impact and is recognised internationally.

All of these things mean you develop the necessary skills and knowledge to contribute to the modern, global economy.

Outstanding rankings

Swinburne Sarawak is rated Tier5: Excellent in the Malaysian Qualifications Agency’s Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education Institution 2009, 2011 and 2013.

Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our commitment to high-quality teaching and research is reflected in our rankings in a number of prestigious world academic ranking lists. 

In 2016, Swinburne was ranked for the first time in the QS rankings for our world-class graduate employability. The QS Graduate Employability Rankings are based on graduate employment rates and partnerships between universities and employers. This ranking reinforces Swinburne as a university that provides practical career outcomes for its graduates.

Swinburne’s position as a world-class university was recognised in the 2016 Times Higher Education’s Top 100 Most international universities rankings. Alongside Swinburne’s second consecutive appearance in the 2015 QS Top 100 Under 50, these rankings reinforce Swinburne as a university with a depth of expertise in teaching and research, both in Australia and internationally.

Swinburne was also ranked one of the world’s top 500 universities by the prestigious 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Swinburne achieved a top 75 ranking in the ARWU in the field of civil engineering and has ranked in the top 200 institutions in the world in science

Swinburne has been named one of the world’s top 400 universities by the Times Higher Education University World Rankings 2016-2017. In 2016, Swinburne was again ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 Rankings, an index of the world’s top universities under the age of 50.

Swinburne has also been recognised as having one of the best design schools in the world by the 2016 QS World Rankings of Universities by Subject. The university was one of only three institutions in Melbourne to be listed in the top 50 for the Art and Design subject area.

Cutting-edge facilities that enhance learning

Swinburne Sarawak is committed to providing facilities that make studies and student experience better, easier and more accessible. We do this by offering our students access to advanced facilities that includes a library that seats 700, a 350-seat lecture theatre, 44 computer and science laboratories including two 24-hour computer labs, 46 research and engineering workshops and 93 lecture halls and tutorial rooms.

Industry-engaged teaching

Swinburne Sarawak’s aim is to get you career ready.

Learn from experienced teachers who remain connected to their industries. Make contacts, receive valuable career advice and become immediately competitive in the global job market.

Our courses are well recognised by professional organisations. We have close ties with industry and provide invaluable workplace experience. Industry representatives shape our curriculum, providing guest presenters, team projects and six- to 12-month paid placements in our Industry-Based Learning program.

All of these experiences empower you with a greater chance of employment – even before you graduate.

International study options

Swinburne Sarawak undergraduates have the opportunity to spend a semester at our Melbourne campus through a Student Exchange Program. Students can also choose to apply for a transfer to our Melbourne campus after a minimum of one year of study, subject to meeting the appropriate criteria.

Students may also choose to complete part of their studies as an exchange student with our partner universities in Germany, South Korea and the US.

Accessible and flexible study options

At Swinburne Sarawak, there’s a course and a pathway for everyone. Choose from a range of study options to get to where you want to go.

Tailor an undergraduate degree to suit your interests. Or take that next step in your career with a postgraduate coursework program.

To make studying accessible, Swinburne Sarawak offers scholarships to commencing and current students.