Proud to be the next generation of sports leaders

Who we are

Richmond Institute is the education arm of the Richmond Football Club and a leader in sports industry education.

Through Richmond Football Club’s partnership with Swinburne University of Technology and our connection with industry organisations, we provide outstanding experiences, outcomes and pathways for students.

With a variety of programs and courses on offer, we are developing the next generation of sports industry leaders.

Why Study with Richmond Institute


Graduating students 2017-2021

As pioneers in sports industry education, 651 students have already been supported to graduate from a variety of courses with Swinburne. In 2020, 56% of students went directly into employment, whilst 44% continued into further study. 

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Completion rate ABOVE state average

Join courses with excellent student retention and completion rates. Completion rates for the courses offered with Swinburne have been maintained +40% above state average from 2017-2021*.
*National Centre for Vocational Education Research 


Sports Industry Partners

We are continuously growing our Sports Industry Network in order to provide a breadth of real employment and placement opportunities for students. 

You Will Thrive

Regardless of your desired path into the sports industry, we’ll help you get there!

What We Offer

See our range of programs and courses

See our industry connections and staffing solutions

See our school offerings

Our Partners


Meet The Ambassadors

Peggy O'Neal

The Richmond Football Club President will talk to students about her leadership experience and what it takes to lead an AFL club.

Brendon Gale

Former player and now CEO of the Richmond Football Club will talk with students about his career as a leading sport administrator.

Lydia Lassila

Athletic Performance

The five-time Winter Olympian will educate students on how athletes set and achieve their vision and goals.

Lisa Alexander


Former Australian Diamonds head coach will educate students on how to motivate teams and establish high performance cultures.