We take an interest in what our students are up to when they leave Swinburne. We regularly invite former students back to speak to our current students. And many of our alumni help us to facilitate internships and placements for our current students ensuring that the networks that we build together work for all of us!
Earlier this year some recent Media and Communications graduates returned to Swinburne to talk to first year students about the variety of media careers open to them as well as how students can use their time at Swinburne to prepare for the workplace.
(From Left to Right) ➢ Dr Liam Burke, Swinburne Media Lecturer (Panel Chair) ➢ Dan Salmon, Communications Specialist (Infoxchange, Triple R, and POST magazine) ➢ Bridget Northeast, Radio Producer (Hamish and Andy Show, The Scoopla Show and YouTube Hits. ➢ Francis Nicholls-Wunder, Brand Manager (Framework Melbourne and Light Creative) ➢ Hammy Goodman, Production Assistant (Princess Pictures)
It was another big year for MA (Writing) Graduate Mitchell Welch. Mitchell won the prestigious 2015 Overland / NUW Fair Australia Prize for Poetry. This comes after his 2013 runners up in the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize and his winning of a scholarship to the...read more
Combining a passion for media with a passion for social justice put graduate Hannah Colman on a path to the satisfying and rewarding work she does now.read more
Graduate Mike Costello has found his niche in auto journalism after studying Media and Communications at Swinburne. In this SwinMedia production, he speaks about his role as Senior Editor at caradvice.com.auread more
Swinburne journalism graduate Rachel Hayter was nominated for a national journalism award less than a year after graduation.read more
Dan has managed to develop a career that combines two loves – food and writing.read more
Emma Field is a reporter with The Weekly Times and a graduate of the Master of Arts (Media and Communications)read more
Francis never had a clue what he wanted to do for a career, and that kind of worked out for him.read more