Our Engagement

We utilise our volunteer skills and openly available resources to empower projects and organisations that are striving to make a difference in the lives of others. Below are the lists of projects and events our volunteers have participated.

Open Day, 2015

The open day at Swinburne was held on the 2nd August. Despite the day being Sunday and a cold morning, we saw numerous students and parents swarming the stalls on campus. Accompanied by Dale, Alistair and George our robot, we were looking forward to the start of the day. We were in ATC 321 seriously hoping that George would be in a good mood and be nice to the visitors. read more…

Operation Oneighty – A Personal Account

For 10 weeks last semester, Jai Cornes, Alastair Knowles and I spent our Friday evenings teaching electronics. I did my preliminary electronics subject at uni last year but I’m still not practiced enough to feel confident and while I own a couple of Arduinos, I’ve never had the time to really get into them. It’s pretty easy to surmise, then, that my plan was to throw myself in the deep end. read more…

Operation Stitches

Swinburne Technology Without Borders (TWB) Marketing Co-ordinator Salonie Saxena writes about the TWB summer project.

When you think about the word technology, what comes to mind? Do you imagine robots, mechanical parts, wires? read more…