Cultural Study Tour: Indonesia

Locations include Jakarta (economic hub of Indonesia) and Yogyakarta (cultural capital of Indonesia). Students have the chance to learn about social and political issues facing one of Australia’s closest neighbours in an immersive and self-led environment. The tour includes the opportunity to work closely with local Javanese university students, visit sites of cultural and historicalContinue reading “Cultural Study Tour: Indonesia”

On exchange in Indonesia

Here we print a guest blog post by Harrison Lowe who is currently on exchange at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  By Harrison Lowe Before I came here I was aware that there was an upcoming election. When I arrived here, I was reminded of the upcoming election by the flags and postersContinue reading “On exchange in Indonesia”

3CR’s Radioactive & Dimity Hawkins

3CR community radio station in Melbourne started broadcasting in 1976. The Radioactive Show has been produced at the station for over 20 years and broadcast nationally through the national Community Radio Network. Dimity spoke with the Radioactive Show on 16 February to discuss recent events surrounding nuclear weapons diplomacy, disarmament and disagreement, including the USAContinue reading “3CR’s Radioactive & Dimity Hawkins”

3CR’s Radioactive interviews Dimity Hawkins

3CR community radio station in Melbourne started broadcasting in 1976. The Radioactive Show has been produced at the station for over 20 years and broadcast nationally through the national Community Radio Network. Dimity spoke with the Radioactive Show on 16 February to discuss recent events surrounding nuclear weapons diplomacy, disarmament and disagreement, including the USAContinue reading “3CR’s Radioactive interviews Dimity Hawkins”

2019 Welcome/Welcome Back BBQ

Swinburne’s Department of Social Sciences is hosting a welcome/welcome back BBQ for new and returning students. Friday 15 March, 12:30-3.00pm at Central Gardens (Henry St, Hawthorn) – Week 2. Food and drink provided.  Bring a picnic rug! All students in Department of Social Sciences majors are welcome to attend: Chinese; Criminology; Environmental Sustainability; History; Indigenous Studies; International /Continue reading “2019 Welcome/Welcome Back BBQ”

Upcoming events at Swinburne

The Italian elections: Where to now? 12 March 2018 at 09.30am in EN 213 – Guest speaker: Massimo Scialla Massimo Scialla (1946) has a degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Between 1971 and 2005 Dr Scialla worked at the Banca di Roma (the second largest Italian bank), where heContinue reading “Upcoming events at Swinburne”

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 theContinue reading “2018 welcome/welcome back BBQ”

ITALIAN ELECTION 2018: Instability, Uncertainty & Euroscepticism? HEAR THE CANDIDATES

Italians in Italy and abroad cast their vote in Italian elections scheduled for 4 March 2018 to elect their new representatives in the Italian parliament. As we speak, Italians in Australia are receiving their electoral ballot papers and will have the opportunity to cast their vote for their own college of Africa, Asia, Oceania andContinue reading “ITALIAN ELECTION 2018: Instability, Uncertainty & Euroscepticism? HEAR THE CANDIDATES”

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 theContinue reading “2018 Orientation for 1st Year Students”

Report on the European Union Study Tour: 17-30 November 2017

By Bruno Mascitelli The tour involved 14 meetings across 5 countries in 6 cities. There were 17 enrolled students ranging from 18 years old to 76. The students came from across the university including engineering, social sciences, design, and business. The tour began in Prague, then went on to Berlin, Brussels, Paris, Luxembourg and finallyContinue reading “Report on the European Union Study Tour: 17-30 November 2017”