2018 welcome/welcome back BBQ

Swinburne's Department of Social Sciences is hosting a welcome/welcome back BBQ for new and returning students. Friday 2 March 2018 1-3pm Hammer & Swine Bar (Balcony) Level 3, UN Building, Swinburne University, Hawthorn Campus Food and soft drink supplied. Alcoholic drinks can also be purchased at the bar. The BBQ will be held on the... Continue Reading →

2018 Orientation for 1st Year Students

Family Welcome Event Tue 06 Feb 6:00pm – 8:00pm - Room ATC101/AMDC301 The Faculty of Health, Arts and Design warmly invites new students and their families to this special welcome event. This welcome event is for students within the arts, social sciences and humanities study areas. Learn about the Swinburne experience, your faculty and the... Continue Reading →

Swinburne Student Ambassador program

Swinburne University is looking for student ambassadors. To apply for this paid program see the advertisement details below:   We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated students to join our Student Ambassador program in 2018. Student Ambassadors act as representatives of the University. You’ll have the opportunity to become a valued member of the Marketing and... Continue Reading →

Vale Luke Gardiner

The Department of Social Sciences, Swinburne University, notes with deep sadness the death of one of our past students, Luke Gardiner. Luke was a wonderful, kind, and highly intelligent young man. Our sincere condolences go to his family and his friends. Luke’s funeral will be held tomorrow at Montsalvat, Eltham (Thursday 23 November) at 1... Continue Reading →

End of Semester Drinks

Join us to celebrate the end of semester. Toast yourselves, your friends, and our local Swinburne Nobel Peace Prize laureate! Friday 27 October, from 4pm at the Hawthorn Hotel. All students and staff from the Department of Social Science (Politics, History, International Studies, Philosophy, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Languages, and Indigenous Studies) are welcome to attend.... Continue Reading →

Think you can’t make a difference? How Melbourne activists launched a campaign for nuclear disarmament and won a Nobel prize

Dimity Hawkins, a PhD student at Swinburne University, together with Tilman Ruff from Melbourne University, are both founding members of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Here they write about the creation of ICAN, which last week was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. First published in The Conversation, this article it is republished here with permission.   How... Continue Reading →

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