Game Development... A games arcade was set up for Open Day to highlight the types of projects and work first-year games development students can expect to study. On show were classic arcade games like Frogger and Space Invaders, as well as the original Nintendo Game Boy. Students learnt about the history of games and how it all relates to modern-day games programming and the courses we have on offer at Swinburne.
Pathway to your future - Mika, Widy and Deep... Mika, Widy and Deep are international students studying at Swinburne College. See how they've settled into life in Melbourne, what they think about the study experience so far, and their plans for future study and careers.
Will my degree have any value in the real world? Your success in the real world depends on how well prepared you are for it. Whiteboards and textbooks can only take you so far. Industry Based Learning (IBL) gives Swinburne university students the option to work in their chosen field between second and third year of study. Not only will you get paid to work, you'll gain valuable knowledge and real-world experience that no lecture hall can provide.
Channel 10 weatherman, Mike Larkan previews Swinburne car crush... Weather man, Mike Larkan, from Channel 10 News stopped by the Hawthorn campus to watch us crush a car in the lead up to Open Day 2012. The crush was a major highlight on Open Day, drawing big crowds to see the ultimate test of safety and structure.
Automotive and Production: Swinburne TAFE... Swinburnes Automotive & Production department is a highly-regarded provider of first class training programs. These utilise the very latest in training equipment.
Pathway to your future - Deep... Deep is studying the Diploma of Information Technology (UniLink) at Swinburne. Hear what Deep has to say about the culture at Swinburne and how he calls Melbourne is second home.
Pathway to your future - Widy... Indonesian student, Widy, is studying the Diploma of Business (Unlink) at Swinburne - which will provide her a direct pathway into second-year university. See how Widy has settled into life in Australia and where you plans to take her studies in the future.
Solar Car Challenge... What goes into the design of a car to produce the best performance? On Open Day, we asked students to design model solar cars powered by artificial light, focusing on gear ratios, electrical configurations and absorption of energy - all aspects real mechanical engineers do when designing cars.