Swinburne extends counselling hours from January to April
January 10, 2019
The Swinburne campus in Kuching has a student population of over 3,500 with 20% international students from over 40 countries.
KUCHING – Prospective students particularly SPM, STPM and UEC school-leavers or those who are interested to pursue their postgraduate study can now visit the Swinburne’s campus on Saturday and Sunday for course counselling with the education counselling team.
The counselling hours for Saturday and Sunday is from 11am to 4pm throughout January to April. This is in addition to its existing weekday counselling hours from 8.30am to 5.30pm.
Students can arrange for a scheduled appointment or walk-in for a discussion with the team about courses in business, science, design, engineering, information technology and multimedia. In addition, they can also obtain advice related to scholarships and financial aids, accommodation, the application process as well as go on campus tour upon request.
For students who are keen to apply on-the-spot, they are advised to bring along their identification card and birth certificate (Malaysian students) or original passport (international students), original academic transcripts with grading system (SPM/GCE O-Level/UEC/STPM/GCE A-Level/Diploma or equivalent qualification), and original English language proficiency test results (MUET, IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent qualification).
Application is now open for enrolment into Swinburne’s 2019 intakes. Classes will commence on 4 March for degree and postgraduate programmes, and 8 April for foundation and diploma programmes.
Swinburne offers competitive internal scholarships and bursaries for all level of studies. Among those being offered for foundation and degree students are the Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship, Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Awards, Academic Progression Scholarship, Emerging Technology Award, Dean’s Outstanding Youth Award, Siblings Rebate and Bumiputera Financial Scheme.
Meanwhile, there are also options available for diploma and postgraduate students such as the Diploma Pathway Bursary, Diploma Entrance Bursary, Diploma Pathway Scholarship, Postgraduate by Coursework Award, Postgraduate by Coursework Award (Corporate) and Alumni Postgraduate Bursary.
External scholarships and financial aids from more than 30 organisations namely PTPTN, Yayasan Sarawak, Sarawak Energy, Sarawak Timber Association, Rimbunan Hijau Foundation, Gamuda, Great Eastern, Hong Leong, KPMG, Malaysia Airport, OCBC and others are also available.
Swinburne offers excellent choices for students to earn an international degree at an affordable cost no matter which campus they choose. The professionally accredited courses taught at the Kuching campus are identical to those at the Melbourne campus and as a result, graduates at the Kuching campus are awarded the same Australian qualification.
Swinburne is currently ranked top 3% worldwide by the 2019 QS World University Rankings. In the recently published Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 by Subject, Swinburne ranks highly in various disciplines. Its Engineering and Technology subject is ranked in the Top 250, Computer Science and Arts and Humanities subjects in the Top 400, and Business and Economics in the Top 500 in the world.
The rankings are based on core missions such as quality of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
For more information about Swinburne or to arrange for a course counselling appointment, visit the university’s website at www.swinburne.edu.my, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 082-415 353.