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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

SwinSights

SwinSights is derived from the words ‘Swinburne’ and ‘Insights’. On this blog site, we share stories related to our students, graduates and staff; teaching and learning; research findings; university life; and what’s topical. All stories are originally written for SwinSights or taken by permission from other platforms where stories have been originally published.

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Fusing sensibility into creativity

By Marcella Gider | February 18, 2020

Gone are the days when Eileen Phoan and co-founder Fabian Tan used to be part of events selling jewellery while completing their university assignments or studying for a test at the same time.

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The Booming Creative Industry

By Marcella Gider | February 07, 2020

With an ever-growing demand for creative skills, a design programme is becoming an increasingly popular choice among students pursuing their tertiary education.

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Why You Should Know These Chinese New Year Facts

By P Michael | January 21, 2020

If you’re an international student and it’s your first semester here, you’re in luck as you’re about to experience the Chinese New Year festival.

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Is An Engineering Degree Still in Demand in 2020?

By Aazean Aida Mujahid | January 10, 2020

The Skilled—Recognised Graduate visa (Subclass 476) allows engineering graduates to work in Australia.

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Big on Fig

By Marcella Gider | December 23, 2019

Coming from a humble beginning three years ago, Nur Aqilah binti Shabudin turned a growing interest into a business opportunity.

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Unfolding Possibilities Through XR

By Marcella Gider | December 9, 2019

As the first extended reality (XR) company in Sarawak, Trifold X continues to pave the way for digital content solution in the country.

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The Not-So-Wonderful Time of the Semester

By P Michael | November 25, 2019

To all students day-dreaming about the Christmas break…It’s the exam period. You’d forgotten what it’s like to have a life.

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From Beginner to ‘Meijin’: Falling in Love with a Language

By Aazean Aida Mujahid | November 11, 2019

Swinburne alumnus Henry Yong Chun Haw may not be a native speaker of the Japanese language, but that did not deter his determination in mastering it.

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Rising Cost of Education in Malaysia

By Marcella Gider | October 28, 2019

Education provides the fundamental to gain knowledge and skills that are essential in securing a job or building a business.

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Maludam Days: A Blend of Science, Gastronomy and Laughter

By Communications Team | October 14, 2019

Postgraduate student Ishraq Rahman recounts his expedition days with Swinburne as he discovers the realm of research life.

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Your Guide to A Sustainable Semester

By P Michael | October 2, 2019

Your educational journey is going to be a busy period for you, but even the busiest students can live an eco-friendly lifestyle, right?

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