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Welcome to the University of Melbourne

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015).

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To compete on the world stage, you need a world-standard education. At the University of Melbourne, you’ll gain an internationally recognised degree that will open doors to an outstanding future.

  • An undergraduate course is your first degree at university. Search here if you’re a secondary school student, or looking to start your first degree at University.

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  • Our graduate courses are ideal if you’re looking to get a professional masters qualification, develop specialist knowledge or undertake graduate research.

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The Melbourne experience is more than just lectures and study sessions. As a University of Melbourne student, you can get involved in the many campus activities on offer, enjoy amazing new experiences and make lifelong friends along the way. Transcript


The University of Melbourne is a globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive university uniquely positioned to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.

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The University of Melbourne is committed to building vital relationships with our expanding community locally, nationally and internationally that draw on the power of scholarship and discovery to transform lives and advance the public good.

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    The public, parents and friends of the University can experience university life by attending public lectures, events and conferences; using University facilities; or undertaking single subject study.

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    Business & Industry

    We engage with business and industry across a wide range of activities including internship and graduate placement programs, consultancy services, customised education programs and major institutional partnerships.

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    Global Engagement

    Our outlook is distinctly international. Our global partnerships support mutually beneficial collaborations in research, engagement, teaching and learning. We maintain over 200 bilateral agreements with leading universities and are a member of the Universitas 21 network and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

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    Arts & Culture

    A proud patron of the Arts, the University of Melbourne is home to the Melbourne Theatre Company, the Artists Booking Service, Melbourne University Publishing, and over 30 stunning galleries, museums, historical and cultural collections.

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  • 2014 Melbourne Univerisity Magazine

    3010 – Melbourne University Magazine

    You’ll have noticed that the 2014 magazine not only has a new look — it has a new name too. If, like most people these days, you rely on email and social media for written communication, you may not recognise 3010 as the postcode for Parkville. The postcode is unique to the University of Melbourne and while today the University extends far beyond 3010, we wanted to recognise the place where it all started 161 years ago.

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  • The Campaign for the University of Melbourne will enable us to continue educating tomorrow’s leaders, break new ground in solving the world’s grand challenges through research, and strengthen communities near and afar.


Only a short walk from Melbourne's city centre, the University of Melbourne welcomes visitors and invites you to explore our unique cultural, architectural and landscape features and facilities.

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Parkville Campus

Parkville, Victoria, 3010

Southbank Campus

234 St. Kilda Road, Southbank, Victoria, 3006

Burnley Campus

500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, Victoria, 3121

Creswick Campus

Water Street, Creswick, Victoria, 3363

Dookie Campus

940 Dookie-Nalinga Road, Dookie, Victoria, 3647

Shepparton Campus

49 Graham Street, Shepparton, Victoria, 3630

Werribee Campus

250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Victoria, 3030

  1. Parkville
  2. Southbank
  3. Burnley
  4. Creswick
  5. Dookie
  6. Werribee
  7. Shepparton

Campus tours

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Explore the University of Melbourne by taking a self-guided campus tour, exploring our campus sculpture collection, or booking a guided tour.

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