Swinburne University reviews

95 reviews

Swinburne University ratings

Average ratings based on 95 reviews
Overall Rating
4.01
Job Prospects
3.88
Teachers
3.95
Course Work
3.97
Time Worthy
3.97
Money Worthy
3.87
Friend Test
4.01
Support
4.00
Facilities
3.87
Industry Contacts
3.23

A bit more about Swinburne University

Swinburne (aka Swinburne University of technology) has a range of campuses around Melbourne. It's main campus is located in Melbourne's inner east - Hawthorn, with additional Melbourne campuses in Croydon and Wantirna. Swinburne Uni also has a campus in Malaysia and an online campus via Swinburne Online.

We have a range of Swinburne uni reviews from mainly the Hawthorne and Online campuses across topics such as Business, Arts, Design & Communication, Education, Science, Engineering, IT, Health and Sports and Fitness.

After reading through Swinburne University reviews, some of the advice and tips we hear from students include:
Attend lectures - they are available online but attending is always best;
Some courses get more interesting and specific in later years so stick with it;
If you need help or clarification don't be afraid to ask your eLA's in the Discussion Boards;
Be ready to leave your comfort zone;
If you're offered to undertake IBL/Professional Placement, go for it straight away. Once you're done, ask to stay on until you've completed your studies;
Try to undertake projects related to your course/field - it's a great way to get more practical training;
If you're studying through Swinburne online, make sure you organise your time well.
Make a commitment to your study - grades can make a difference;
You need to get in early if you want to borrow text books from the library;

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Positives: Career opportunities

Negatives: No recognised prior learning from work experience.

My advice to future students is: Stay motivated and think of the end goal.

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Positives: Positives - very responsive eLAs. Up to date information given. Negative - TurnItIn and Studiosity (proofreaders) are slow and a waste of time.

Negatives: proofreading people they use are useless - take forever and aren't accurate

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Positives: Gained more knowledge

Negatives: Would love to have more online discussion

My advice to future students is: Be intelligent in using computers for online study

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Positives: Self paced, supportive uni

Negatives: Occasionally eLA's are out of touch or uncaring and hardly participate or aren't attentive, occasionally assignments are confusing and it's hard to get clarification

My advice to future studen...

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Positives: Very easy to do school work online

Negatives: I don’t find many negatives but the amount of reading is sometimes to much

My advice to future students is: Just go for it. I was hesitant to start but glad I did

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Positives: Support, collaboration,

Negatives: No placement visit

My advice to future students is: Be organised

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Positives: Flexible hours, good course content

Negatives: Some of the reading material is out of date.

My advice to future students is: Join the new mentoring program available to new students. The information and support the mentors give is...

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Positives: Study at own pace

Negatives: Ela response to questions often take a while

My advice to future students is: No

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Positives: Online
Flexible
Convenient

Negatives: No face to face interaction
Boring weekly discussions that are not real life

My advice to future students is: Don’t get involved in the politics of university

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Positives: You can study at the hours that suits you

Negatives: It can be hard to get answers quickly when you need them from the eLAs

My advice to future students is: I thought it was self paced, but you still have to stick to a schedule, e...

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Swinburne University
Ranked #20 from our rankings
95 reviews