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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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