Swinburne’s Sarawak campus is the result of a partnership between the state government of Sarawak and the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. Based in Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak in Malaysia, the university is an international branch campus that offers world-class degrees with teaching from industry-leading academics and was ranked the number one international university in Borneo by the Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2017.
The university runs a popular International Student Exchange Programme, allowing students to spend time studying abroad at one of their partner institutes, or at the Swinburne Melbourne campus.
There is a high success rate in the number of students that go on to find employment after graduating, with 93% in work within six months of leaving the university. For business and engineering graduates in particular, the results currently stand at a 100% success rate. The university has close ties with key industry members, and many students complete work experience at top companies during their studies.
State-of-the-art facilities at the campus include:
• A digital resource centre
• Research labs
• 24-hour computer lab
• Modern library
• Student lounge
• Vast number of cafes.
Over RM10 million has been invested in the laboratories, providing industry-leading equipment for science students. The campus also boasts a central location, 10 minutes away from the airport and the city centre.
With 4,000 students from more than 50 different countries, the institution prides itself on providing a diverse and vibrant campus community for its students. There is also support services on offer, including counselling, financial support, help with housing and a careers service that gives advice on obtaining a job after graduation.