Swinburne Senior Secondary College

Swinburne Senior Secondary College Information

  • Address: 505 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122
  • Distance from Melbourne: 8 km
  • Principal: Bronwen Thompson
  • International Student Coordinator: Heather Maunder
  • Number of students: 420
  • Number of international students: 5
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Dress: Uniform
  • Cost of uniform (approx.): $ nil
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion : 90%
  • University offers : 34%
  • TAFE/VET offers : 48%

Swinburne Senior Secondary College is a co-educational college serving exclusively the needs of Year 11 and 12 students. It is located close to public transport. It has earned a high reputation in the community as a provider of a school experience that is caring, supportive and committed to bringing out the best in students. An excellent range of studies including the VCE and a selection of  VET programs is offered.  


Languages taught

  • French



Intensive English Language provided

  • At nearby English Language Centre



Special programs

  • Art and graphic communication
  • Business
  • Visual and performing arts
  • Multimedia and IT  
  • Mathematics and sciences  
  • A range of vocational courses



Popular sports

  • Summer and winter inter-school sporting activities.



Special facilities

  • Modern ICT facilities
  • Brand-new performing arts centre
  • 350-seat theatre
  • Multimedia centre
  • VCE study centre
  • Well-resourced library
  • Large indoor and outdoor sports areas
  • Canteen and on-site uniform shop
  • Music centre