The University of Melbourne is known throughout the Asia-Pacific and worldwide as a leading international university. Its reputation is underpinned by a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and its status as Australia’s highest ranked research university*.
The University of Melbourne is the second oldest university in Australia and today has seven campuses around Victoria, enrolling approximately 45 000 students annually.
The University has a history of more than 150 years of leadership in research, innovation, teaching and learning. The main campus in Parkville is recognised as Australia’s premier knowledge precinct, which includes eight hospitals, many leading research institutes and a wide range of knowledge-based industries.
Alongside a vibrant local profile, the University also has a strong international presence maintained not only from a network of worldwide alumni, but also from the extensive research collaborations and partnerships with more than 170 universities around the world.
The University of Melbourne has always been at the forefront of tertiary education in Australia. In 2008 a series of wide-ranging academic reforms known at the Melbourne Model were introduced, an extension of the University’s longstanding commitment to leadership and innovation.
The Melbourne Model means that students get a more global education – one that is aligned with best practice around the world. Your degree will be transferable and internationally recognised, offering you the flexibility to enter a range of careers in environments all over the world.
The University of Melbourne is committed to the ongoing pursuit of new teaching methodologies to ensure it stays at the forefront of higher education in Australia. The University’s comprehensive range of academic programs can accommodate your talents and goals.
The University aims to provide you with an outstanding Melbourne experience throughout your studies and has integrated opportunities into the curriculum to undertake a range of leadership, mentoring, exchange, internship and community engagement activities.
In addition, a comprehensive range of student support services help in your adjustment to university life in Australia and provide you with continuing support that will enhance your learning. These support programs include assistance with housing and accommodation, student financial aid, career services, health services, counselling and academic skills.
* According to key indicators used by the Australian Government to allocate competitive research funding.