University of Melbourne

About University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*. Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

We have seven campus locations across Melbourne and rural Victoria, including the Parkville campus. Only a short walk from Melbourne's city centre, we welcome visitors and invite you to explore our unique cultural, architectural and landscape features and facilities.

The University of Melbourne has a rich and fascinating past. Every building, every department, and every period of time has its own story. While some of these stories have been recounted many times over, a great number remain yet unwritten. Founded in 1853 two years after Victoria separated from New South Wales and the discovery of rich deposits of gold, the University was established to the north of Melbourne

Flexible degrees, world-standard curriculum, 100 majors to choose from. We’ll help you discover your passion and reach your full potential.

From day one of your degree, you’ll learn from renowned researchers and industry leaders recognised globally for their outstanding achievements. Your lecturers and tutors are passionate, brilliant, and dedicated to sharing their insights and discoveries with you.

A city within a city – with its own postcode! The moment you step foot on campus at the University of Melbourne, you know it’s a special place.

The University of Melbourne is Ranked #1 in Australia and #33 in the world in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Learn in the real world with internships, leadership experiences and volunteering all offered to our undergraduate students. Some of the most exciting discoveries are made outside the classroom, which is why we encourage you to make practical learning part of your Melbourne experience.

At Melbourne, we want to know who our students are. So as part of your transition to University, you will meet one-on-one with a specialist Student Connect adviser to talk about what uni’s all about, why you’re here, and where you want to go. We’ll inspire and support you to achieve your best. 


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    University of Melbourne, Grattan Street, Melbourne, 3010

    Telephone: +61 3 9035 5511
    Email: [email protected]

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