Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus in Malaysia is the only international branch campus of Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology, among the top 1.5% of universities worldwide and in the QS Top 50 Under 50. We are proud to be a 21st-century university at the cutting edge of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
The Sarawak campus opened 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, established in 1908, to globalize its operations and provide its students with international living, working and learning opportunities.
Since it was first set up, Swinburne Sarawak has been growing rapidly. The custom-designed campus has a current student population of 4,000. Apart from Malaysia, students hail from more than 60 countries, making it a truly international university.
Only 15 minutes away from the heart of Kuching city and nestled within commercial and residential areas, the 16.5-acre campus offers Australian degrees in arts, business, computing, design, engineering, and science that are identical to those of its home campus in Australia. Also offered are postgraduate coursework and research programs at PhD and masters levels. Also included is the one-year foundation programs in business, design, information technology/multimedia, engineering and science. A range of English language proficiency programs are also available.
Students may complete their degrees entirely in Kuching or transfer to its main campus in Melbourne.
These courses are a fraction of the cost of studying in Australia and parchments are awarded by Swinburne Australia.
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.
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.