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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.

University life

Beyond Online Studies: How to Keep Sane Outside E-Classrooms

By Communications Team | April 8, 2021

As the current President of Swinburne Sarawak Student Council, Ann Marie shares how to make the most of student life and university digital events as an online student.

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Course offerings

Life After SPM: The Best is Yet to Come

By Marcella Gider | March 22, 2021

SPM school-leavers, while it’s normal to feel like you need the biggest break of your life after ‘kungfu’ hustling for months on end (or years), take some time to reflect on your school journey and think about where does it lead you next.

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Lifestyle

8 Perks of Being a Swinburne Sarawak Student (As Told by Our Students)

By Aazean Aida Mujahid | March 10, 2021

We asked our students what they love best about being a Swinburne Sarawak student. Here’s what they had to say.

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Study outcomes

Balancing Entrepreneurship and Success the Gen Z Way

By Marcella Gider | February 26, 2021

24-year old entrepreneur Jordan Chang Kay Chin shares his personal thoughts on the ideal state of success while striking a balance between passion and money.

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Course offerings

Your Ticket to a Tech-Rich Future

By Marcella Gider | February 8, 2021

Nothing dominates our lives more than technology. Not too long ago, 2020 was expected to be the year of the great technological leap, and the prediction was not wrong.

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University life

Embrace the Unknown

By Communications Team | January 25, 2021

This article was written to commemorate the third International Day of Education on 24 January with the theme ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’.

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Study outcomes

De-Tabooing Mental Health Issues

By Aazean Aida Mujahid | January 12, 2021

With an avid purpose to change society’s perception towards mental health, Absaar Ali Dar launched his brainchild in the form of SOCH.

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Events

Merry Christmas and a Happy, Physical-Distancing New Year!

By P Michael | December 21, 2020

It has been an unimaginable year for all of us. Oh what a feeling it would be to hug our loved ones so tightly again just like the good old pre-Covid days.

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University life

Historical Forts & Water Taxis: My Time As An Intern With The Brooke Heritage Trust

By Communications Team | November 30, 2020

As the recipient of the first Brooke Trust Bursary, this is Presley Lau’s story of how she came to intern with the Brooke Heritage Trust while pursuing her MA (TESOL) studies.

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Commentary

To Online or Not to Online

By Marcella Gider | November 24, 2020

The transitioning to online learning is not a walk in the park to some. In this latest SwinSights story, we spoke to a number of our lecturers to find out how they’re adapting to the new norm.

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Events

Better to Light the Candles

By P Michael | November 9, 2020

Across Malaysia and around the world, millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains will soon celebrate Deepavali, the festival of lights that marks the victory of light over darkness, of good over evil.

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