About the Union

You came to Swinburne for a degree. Our mission is to help you leave with so much more.
We place student success at the heart of Swinburne, guiding students to not only unlock their academic potential, but make memories and relationships that will last a lifetime. In 2020 we’re working to strengthen educational outcomes, cultural experiences & student representation so we can continue to make the student experience at Swinburne so much more than a degree.


Swinburne Student Union is run by a group of students elected by you the Swinburne students, and supported by an amazing staff team. The student representatives work to ensure the voice of the students is heard by the university. They actively collect feedback from students, attend university meetings, plan campaigns, run events and so much more.


As an organisation run by students, we understand better than anyone the difficulties of a modern student. We provide numerous support services including:


Free daily breakfast every day of classes
Free yearly diary with Swinburne specific dates and information
Free event nights in the campus bar (Hammer & Swine)
Free exam supplies through our Exam Help Stall
Free study snacks through our Welfare on Wheels Program
Free Swine, our student run magazine


Free $1.80 daily printing credit
Weekly e-newsletter so you can stay up to date on all things Swinburne
Cheaper locker hire
Cheaper drinks in the Hammer & Swine
Regular giveaways and competitions
Outside of our regular support services, we also run events and workshops throughout the year on topics such as mental health, financial literacy and sexual health. If there’s something you’d like to see a workshop on please let us know! We’re always open to direct feedback from our student cohort.

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