Postgraduate Training & Seminars 2020

The Faculty and School will hold several training sessions and seminars during 2020. The dates and topics for these are listed below. If you need further advice or support contact Dr Carolyn Beasley. Training in the School of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (curated by Jessica Balanzategui): 26 February: Planning and scheduling annual research goals... Continue Reading →

VPIP 2019 Graduation

By Damon Alexander On Monday November 25th students from five universities, including Swinburne, graduated from the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. Presiding officers, Legislative Assembly Speaker Colin Brooks and Legislative Council President Shaun Leane presented the interns with their graduation certificates during a ceremony held in Queens Hall, Parliament House. The program, which celebrates its 30th... Continue Reading →

Fundraiser for Refugees

Staff and students in Swinburne's Department of Social Sciences are raising funds for refugees with a screening of The Staging Post: A story of refugee resilience.   The Staging Post follows two Afghan Hazara refugees, Muzafar and Khadim.¬†Stuck in Indonesia after Australia 'stopped the boats' and facing many years in limbo, they built a community... Continue Reading →

Photo Essay: Cultural Study Tour

By Sayema Rezai Third year student, Sayema Rezai, has put together a photo essay of her time on the Cultural Study tour led by Sal Clark and Kythera Watson-Bonnice. Hover over the photos to read the descriptions.    

Baylis and Smith Prize

Every year we award the Baylis and Smith Prize to the best overall student in POL20010 International Relations and Security Studies. The prize is named in celebration of the leading text The Globalization of World Politics, which has become a standard textbook for international relations students. The winner gets a $150 Oxford University Press book... Continue Reading →

The benefits of hands-on history

By Jack Rayner Jack Rayner is a third year student of history at¬†Swinburne University. In 2018, Jack joined the volunteer team at the Geoffrey Kaye Museum. His research contributed to a 2018 exhibition on early women doctors. The following is his account of that experience. It is reprinted from the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic... Continue Reading →

Political Attitudes in Victoria

This survey asks you to think about your political attitudes in Victoria, particularly in Aboriginal affairs. It will take around 15 minutes to complete. No knowledge level on the topics are required and your participation is completely voluntary and anonymous. To be eligible for this survey, you have to be at least 18 years old... Continue Reading →

On Tour: The European Union

Swinburne students have also been avoiding the cold in Italy. Travelling with Professor Bruno Mascitelli is a group of students taking the unit Understanding the European Union

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