Orientation key dates

Higher education

Semester 1, 2022: 14 – 25 February

Vocational education

Multiple events (check your email invitation for your course's Orientation date)

UniLink and Foundation

Teaching Period 1, 2022: TBC


Teaching Period 9, 2021: 11 November

Don’t know what group you fit into? Here's a guide.

Higher education: If you’re studying a bachelor or master degree, a graduate certificate or a graduate diploma. 

Vocational education: If you’re studying any diploma or a certificate that is not postgraduate or a UniLink course. 

UniLink and Foundation: If you’re studying a UniLink or Foundation Year course. 

ELICOS: If you’re studying an English language course. 

If you’re not sure when your classes start or what intake you’re a part of, check your offer letter or the Swinburne Academic calendar.

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Congratulations! Here are the winners of the Orientation survey competition, who will each receive a $100 Visa gift card.

  • Sedeqa from Endeavour Hills
  • Richard from Northcote
  • Thushan from Wyndham Vale
  • Nidli from Surrey Hills
  • Blake from Richmond

All winners have been contacted.

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