We’re empowering the next generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

SECedu is a unique partnership between the University of New South Wales and the Commonwealth Bank, combining the talents of Australia’s best computer science school with the country’s largest and most respected cybersecurity teams to train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

The partnership aims to address the growing need for cybersecurity professionals in today’s digitally invested world, by building industry capacity to battle the menace of cyber intrusions, identify theft, malware attacks and a host of other online perils.

What we do:

SECedu has a strong focus on the following:

  • Teaching a world class cybersecurity curriculum through undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as short courses and certificates.

  • Investing in scholarships and research teams to be at the forefront of cybersecurity development and teaching.

  • Hosting a variety of experiences for students and professionals alike to be involved with the cybersecurity industry.

  • Working with industry to solve one some of the most important cybersecurity issues facing Australian companies today.

Join us on Slack!

The SECedu slack channel is a place for students, teachers and anyone who wants to get involved in the conversation to connect and discuss all things security.

To sign up all you need is to create an account with your university email address.


If your Australian educational institution is not on the whitelist, email us and we can get it added for your students to join!

Where we’re going:

We’ve been around for a couple years now, but we’ve got huge plans to expand SECedu in our vision to revolutionise the Australian cybersecurity industry through the power of education.

Over the next couple years we will be rolling out more programs and more opportunities to more students, developing highly sought industry talent that will deal with a growing cyber threat that is facing Australia.

Whether if you’re a student, educator or industry - we’re always looking for talented people to work with, so if you are interested, feel free to drop us an email at SECedu@unsw.edu.au!

SEClab Bookings

We’ve got an amazing space on the ground floor in K17 oozing with ambience, complete with jukeboxes, wide-screen monitors and projectors!

If you would like to book this space, shoot us an email!

View current bookings here.


Where to find us:


University of New South Wales

Building K17, Gate 14, Barker Street

Kensington NSW 2052