Swinburne University of Technology
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About us
Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-orientated education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has approximately 62,000 students, including over 8,000 international students.

In recent
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Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.


Swinburne works to advance quality research through partnerships with industry, our communities and other universities within Australia and internationally, to achieve outcomes that are directly relevant to industry and society. Swinburne’s future vision is outlined in the university’s 2020 Plan.

Swinburne offers both Higher Education and TAFE courses and programs, along with online education in partnership with Open Universities Australia and through Swinburne Online. The university has multiple campuses in Melbourne, Australia, and also an international campus in Sarawak, Malaysia.


Swinburne values and embraces its diverse work environment. The university is committed to the principles of social justice, equal opportunity and cultural diversity, and seeks to implement these in the conduct of our activities and relationships. Swinburne has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women since 2007. As a university, we recognise the need to capitalise and nurture the skills and talents of all segments of our diverse community. Swinburne’s culture is characterised by a set of values which inform the way we work together and enable us to deliver outstanding results.


Swinburne recognises the importance of providing career development and advancement opportunities for all employees, both in its academic and professional services areas.


Along with Swinburne’s commitment to supporting career development, the university also offers a range of employee benefits such as attractive study discounts, discounted private health insurance, transport and travel discounts and flexible work arrangements.
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What is it like to work at Swinburne University of Technology?

4.1
Work/Life Balance
3.7
Salary/Benefits
3.5
Job Security/Advancement
3.7
Management
3.9
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Swinburne University of Technology?

91%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 32 ratings
4.0
Intense job with Short hours and decent pay
Written by Student Support Officer, Student HQ (Former Employee) from Hawthorn VIC on 30 June 2019
Typical day was answering student enquiries on phone and email. Job was really intense as they have a lot of students, but management does their best to ensure that you have adequate rest. Students can be abusive sometimes, and parents always call in to find information. However, student information must be kept confidential. Lunch times are staggered - more...
Pros
Pay, short hours
Cons
Intense job, abusive students
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What did candidates say about the interview at Swinburne University of Technology?

Interview experience
Based on 12 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 11 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 10 interviews
About a day or two
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