Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus is the international branch campus of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia which was established in 1908. The Sarawak campus was established in Kuching, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, in 2000.
The campus is a partnership between Swinburne Australia and the Sarawak government. The campus is part of a long-term strategy by Swinburne Australia, to globalize its operations and provide its students with international living, working and learning opportunities.
Swinburne is a world class Australian university ranked at Top 1.5% among world’s top university by the QS World Ranking 2021, and Swinburne prides itself in offering a range of industry-applicable courses such as business, engineering, computing, design, and science at Foundation, Degree, Master and PhD levels. The university offers degrees equivalent to those of its home campus in Melbourne, Australia and as a result, students are awarded the same Australian testamur. Students may complete their degrees entirely in Kuching or transfer to its main campus in Melbourne to complete them. These courses are a fraction of the cost of studying in Australia and parchments are awarded by Swinburne Australia.
Swinburne’s vision is to transform learning through Swinburne’s Transforming Learning Higher Education Strategy where the focus is on developing Future-Ready Learners equipped for employment and business creation. This is exemplified by the high graduate employment rates based on our latest graduate tracer survey; an overall employment rate of 93% and 100% for several Business and Engineering majors.
Swinburne Sarawak maintains a strong technology base and important links with industry. It aspires to be a research intensive university and is developing its research capability with a focus on areas relevant to industry. With state-of-the-art facilities, it conducts research on information security, mechatronics engineering, software engineering, business as well as education and e-learning.
Applied professional emphasis and direct placements in industry are a feature of many of its undergraduate courses. The focus on practical training is an integral part of the course structure and the university is well known for producing employment-ready graduates.
- Sarawak, Malaysia