Chaplains are available for spiritual care, ceremonies or just for a chat. Chaplains support the spiritual wellbeing of all students and staff irrespective of beliefs. We encourage diversity and practice mutual respect and expect all people who use the facilities to respect difference.
The Multi Faith Centre on Hawthorn campus provides faith rooms suitable for prayer, meditation and reflection. It can be used for group or individual prayer, or simply serve as a place for quiet thought. This facility is here for people of all faiths or with no faith.
Yoga, mindfulness and faith-based Student club events run regularly in the space, see what’s coming up here .
Swinburne Multi Faith Centre Level 3, The George Swinburne Building. 34 Wakefield Street Hawthorn.
Faith Rooms GS308 and GS305 are suitable for traditional Muslim prayer practices for men and women and are supported by the Imam chaplain.
Faith Rooms GS302 and GS310 are bookable for all faith related activities and faith-based club activities.
Faith Room GS303 is a ‘bare foot’ room that includes a permanent meditation space that is available for all. Yoga and mindfulness sessions are run in this room, see here for details. It is also available for booking for faith related activities.
Faith Room GS307 is available for bookings to meet with a chaplain. Contact chaplains at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting or drop in to the Multi Faith Centre office GS301.
The Multi Faith Centre is open from 5am–11pm, seven days a week.
Wanting to speak to a Chaplain?
Make an appointment to speak to a Chaplain using the system below.
Our team of Chaplains are here to support you if you're looking for spiritual care, community, connection or simply a conversation. To speak to any available chaplain, contact us at email@example.com, drop in to the Multi Faith Centre Office (GS301) or see the list below.
The team encourages the search for meaning, respectful dialogue between differing faiths and beliefs, and supports spirituality, faith and healthy religion.
Bagoes Seta (Rev)
Bagoes is a chaplain to all students and particularly available to international and migrant students. He is fluent in Indonesian. He occasionally visits the Hawthorn and Wantirna campuses. He is available by appointment. firstname.lastname@example.org
Rashid Mohammed (Imam)
Rashid is chaplain to Muslim students. He occasionally visits the Hawthorn campus. He is available by appointment. email@example.com
Jessica Cheung (Rev.)
Jessica is fluent in Cantonese. She particularly supports international students. Jessica occasionally visits the Hawthorn campus and is available by appointment. If you want to find people of your own language group or locate a church with a similar background, contact Jessica.