Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Design Swinburne Sarawak’s 20th anniversary logo and win cash prizes

July 18, 2019

Swinburne Sarawak will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2020.

KUCHING – Members of the public are invited to take part in a logo design contest in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus.

The contest is now open and ends on 15 September with results to be announced in November this year.

The first prize winner will receive RM3,000 while the second and third prize winners will take home RM2,000 and RM1,000, respectively.

Students and staff from both the Swinburne Sarawak and Swinburne Melbourne campuses as well as alumni are also eligible to take part.

More details are available at https://www.swinburne.edu.my/events/20th-anniversary-logo-contest/

In conjunction with the anniversary celebration next year, the university will organise a series of events and activities throughout 2020.

Swinburne Sarawak first opened its doors in 2000 and was then known as Swinburne Sarawak Institute of Technology. Jointly owned by the Sarawak government and Swinburne University of Technology of Melbourne, Australia, it started with about 130 students pursuing degree preparatory and vocational courses as well as a limited range of business and engineering courses in certificate, diploma and degree levels.

The institute was awarded university status by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education in 2004. The expanded campus custom-designed to accommodate courses and the growing student body opened in 2008.

Today, Swinburne Sarawak is a fully-fledged university offering diploma, foundation, bachelors, masters and doctoral studies with a strong focus on sustainable research technologies. It has actively grown its research endeavour and works closely with industry on research projects.

Courses at the campus range from business, computing, design, engineering and science as well as English language. Professional bodies accredit many of these courses.

Also available are short courses that could be tailored to the needs of industry.

Its current 3,500 students hail from more than 50 countries, making it a truly international university. Of the total student population, 65% are from Sarawak, 15% from Peninsualr Malaysia and Sabah while 20% are from abroad.

Exchange students from Australia and Europe pursue part of their studies at the campus each year.

Todate, Swinburne Sarawak has produced about 7,000 graduates who contribute to the growth and development of Sarawak in various sectors and industries.



David Teng
Assistant Manager, Industry and Alumni Engagement