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Evaluation Services

A series of surveys of various aims was implemented contributing towards quality assurance and future development process for the University.

Evaluation Services

A series of surveys of various objectives was constructed and implemented to collect feedback from the University stakeholders (i.e. students, industry partners etc.) that is used towards quality assurance and future development planning for the University. The following is the list of the surveys:

Student Feedback on Unit (SFU)

Student Feedback on Unit (SFU) gathers feedback of student’s assessment and satisfaction of the delivery and structure of individual units of study in which they enrol in a given semester/term. The SFU covers assessment relating to the overall quality of the unit in regards to unit organization and assessment process.

Feedback on units are based on the following 3 items:

  • Overall, I am satisfied with this unit.
  • The assessment requirements were clear.
  • The unit is well organised.

Students are also encouraged to comment on the unit’s ‘best aspect’ and ‘needs improvement’ area.

Access to the survey is individualised to students via Canvas. Each feedback provided is confidential and anonymous. Access to the system is scheduled to being within the last one or two weeks of the semester/term and is closed before the publication of results for the associated semester/term. Click here on how you can access the survey.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Degree Courses

Degree (Non-Engineering Programs) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
January Intake (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Winter Term (Jun2021) 19 July 2021 8 August 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021
October Intake (Oct2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Degree (Engineering Programs) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
January Intake (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Winter Term (Jun2021) 19 July 2021 8 August 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021
October Intake (Oct2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Diploma and Foundation Courses

Foundation Studies 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Apr2021) 14 June 2021 25 July 2021
June Intake (Jun2021) 26 July 2021 22 August 2021
July Intake (Jun2021) 2 August 2021 22 August 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 12 December 2021
October Intake (Oct2021) 8 November 2021 12 December 2021

Diploma Studies 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Apr2021) 14 June 2021 25 July 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Postgraduates Courses

Master of Business Administration (International) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Mar2021) 5 April 2021 2 May 2021
Term 2 (May2021) 21 June 2021 18 July 2021
Term 3 (Aug2021) 6 September 2021 3 October 2021
Term 4 (Oct2021) 22 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Mar2021) 5 April 2021 2 May 2021
Term 2 (May2021) 21 June 2021 18 July 2021
Term 3 (Aug2021) 6 September 2021 3 October 2021
Term 4 (Oct2021) 22 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Arts (TESOL) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Term 2 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Term 3 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Information Technology 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term/Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Construction Management (MCM) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Term 1 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Winter Term (Jun2021) 19 July 2021 8 August 2021
Term 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

ACCA

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
ACCA I Jan Intake (Jan2021) 26 April 2021 23 May 2021
ACCA II July Intake (Jul2021) 25 October 2021 21 November 2021

CPA

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
CPA Jul Intake (Jul2021) 23 August 2021 12 September 2021

Intensive English / English for Academic Purpose (EAP) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Jan2021) 1 March 2021 14 March 2021
Term 2 (Apr2021) 7 June 2021 20 June 2021
Term 3 (Jul2021) 6 September 2021 19 September 2021
Term 4 (Oct2021) 6 December 2021 19 December 2021

Student Feedback on Teaching (SFT)

Conducted concurrently with SFU, Student Feedback on Teaching (SFT) provides the platform for students to evaluate the lecturers/tutors in which they’ve engaged throughout a given semester/term. This evaluation provides input for teaching staff to reflect and evaluate their teaching approaches and thus enables them to identify areas that requires further improvement.

Assessment on teaching is based on the following 5 items:

  • Overall, I am satisfied with the teaching in this unit by this staff member.
  • … has a thorough knowledge of the unit.
  • … communicates information and ideas clearly and effectively.
  • … responds to questions and concerns in a helpful and timely manner.
  • … teaches in a way that provides motivation and inspiration to learn.

Students are also encouraged to comment on 'overall satisfaction on staff teaching the unit' area.

As in SFU, access to SFT is also individualized through Canvas. Access is available from one to two weeks before class ends and will be closed before results publication. Click here on how you can access the survey.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Degree (Non-Engineering Programs) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
January Intake (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Winter Term (Jun2021) 19 July 2021 8 August 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021
October Intake (Oct2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Degree (Engineering Programs) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
January Intake (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Winter Term (Jun2021) 19 July 2021 8 August 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021
October Intake (Oct2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Diploma and Foundation Courses

Foundation Studies 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Apr2021) 14 June 2021 25 July 2021
June Intake (Jun2021) 26 July 2021 22 August 2021
July Intake (Jun2021) 2 August 2021 22 August 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 12 December 2021
October Intake (Oct2021) 8 November 2021 12 December 2021

Diploma Studies 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Semester 1 (Apr2021) 14 June 2021 25 July 2021
Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Postgraduates Courses

Master of Business Administration (International) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Mar2021) 5 April 2021 2 May 2021
Term 2 (May2021) 21 June 2021 18 July 2021
Term 3 (Aug2021) 6 September 2021 3 October 2021
Term 4 (Oct2021) 22 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Mar2021) 5 April 2021 2 May 2021
Term 2 (May2021) 21 June 2021 18 July 2021
Term 3 (Aug2021) 6 September 2021 3 October 2021
Term 4 (Oct2021) 22 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Arts (TESOL) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Term 2 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Term 3 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Information Technology 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term/Semester 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

Master of Construction Management (MCM) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Summer Term (Jan2021) 1 February 2021 21 February 2021
Term 1 (Mar2021) 10 May 2021 20 June 2021
Winter Term (Jun2021) 19 July 2021 8 August 2021
Term 2 (Aug2021) 8 November 2021 19 December 2021

ACCA

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
ACCA I Jan Intake (Jan2021) 26 April 2021 23 May 2021
ACCA II July Intake (Jul2021) 25 October 2021 21 November 2021

CPA

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
CPA Jul Intake (Jul2021) 23 August 2021 12 September 2021

Intensive English / English for Academic Purpose (EAP) 2021

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Term 1 (Jan2021) 1 March 2021 14 March 2021
Term 2 (Apr2021) 7 June 2021 20 June 2021
Term 3 (Jul2021) 6 September 2021 19 September 2021
Term 4 (Oct2021) 6 December 2021 19 December 2021

Check-In Survey

A short early warning survey specifically targeting first year student, the survey aims to collect feedback on the student satisfaction on the delivery of the unit and gain insight of whether the student can cope with studying the unit. The survey is scheduled for one week in week 4 of class commencement during the long semester (Semester 1 & Semester 2). Click here on how you can access the survey.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Check-In Survey for Degree Studies

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Degree Semester 1 22 March 2021 18 March 2021
Degree Semester 2 20 September 2021 26 September 2021

Check-In Survey for Diploma & Foundation Studies

Teaching Period Start Date End Date
Diploma/Foundation Semester 1 3 May 2021 9 May 2021
Diploma/Foundation Semester 2 20 September 2021 26 September 2021

Ministry of Education (MOE) Sistem Kajian Pengesanan Graduan

Also referred to as MOE Tracer Study, this is an annual compulsory survey on graduates which aims to get the perceptions and opinions of every graduating student from all the institutions of higher learning in the country on their experiences studying in university.

The link to the online survey is made available to graduates together with the Swinburne Graduate Survey. The link is included in the graduation pack.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Survey Period Start Date End Date
MOE Sistem Kajian Pengesanan Graduan 2021 *TBD *TBD

Swinburne Sarawak Graduate Survey

SGS is an annual survey conducted to collect feedback from the University graduates regarding their experience studying in the University up to the day of their graduation. The survey also collects current employment status of the graduates.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Survey Period Start Date End Date
Swinburne Sarawak Graduate Survey 2021 *TBD *TBD

Student Experience Survey (SES)

Student Experience Survey is a new survey to measure how university are doing across different areas and to get suggestions from students on how we can improve. The core of SES focuses on five components of the student experience:

  • Skills Development
  • Learner Engagement
  • Quality Teaching
  • Student Support
  • Learning Resources

The survey was first conducted in year 2017 and is held once a year during Semester 2 since then. Click here on how you can access the survey.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Survey Period Start Date End Date
Semester 2 30 August 2021 26 September 2021

Swinburne Sarawak Employer's Satisfaction Survey

The survey seeks to collect information and feedback from employers that have the experience of employing Swinburne Sarawak graduates especially in regards to their satisfaction of the graduates' work performance. The survey also seeks to gain insight into what specific criteria employers are using to select their current and future employees.

The information obtained is used as input to the university’s strategic action to ensure programs offered remain relevant to the needs of the industry and thus imperative to increase the desirability and employability of the University’s graduates.

Upcoming Survey Dates:

Survey Period Start Date End Date
Swinburne Sarawak Employer’s Satisfaction Survey 2021 18 January 2021 2 April 2021