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The most internationally diverse residence at the University of Melbourne, bringing together students from over 40 nations. The residence accommodates over 350 students from Australia and abroad, offering a truly global student and alumni experience.
Janet Clarke Hall
One of the smallest residential colleges at the University of Melbourne. The first university college in Australia to admit women, Janet Clarke Hall prides itself on offering equitable access for women and men to gain a rewarding university education. It offers a close, supportive and academically stimulating environment for local, regional and international students.
One of the smallest residential colleges at the University of Melbourne, Medley Hall houses 57 students. It is a secular college that supports sustainable living practices, and fosters an inclusive, supportive community for students to pursue their studies in.
A Catholic residential college in the Jesuit tradition. Housing just under 300 students and tutors, the college seeks to foster the ethical and spiritual intelligence of its members in addition to their pursuits in academia.
The largest residential college at the University of Melbourne, with 408 resident students. The college seeks to provide its diverse student body with a rounded experience, encouraging involvement in wider university life in addition to the pursuit of academic excellence.
With accommodation for 294 residential students, Queen's College is one of the larger residential colleges at the University. Students are encouraged to develop their academic skills alongside non-academic interests through a diverse sporting and cultural program.
St Hilda's College
One of the youngest colleges at the University, St Hilda’s College was the first to become co-educational in 1973. Students at St Hilda’s College are encouraged to involve themselves in the student community while they pursue their studies.
St Mary's College
St Mary's College is a Catholic residential college originally created as the female affiliate of Newman College. St Mary's became independent and co-residential in 1977. Students are encouraged to develop a spiritual awareness in addition to their academic studies.
Founded in 1872, Trinity College is the oldest residential college at the University. Established in the Anglican tradition, the college promotes academic excellence alongside extra-curricular pursuits, seeking to foster in its students a commitment to social responsibility.
University College offers students a diverse university experience, encouraging involvement in social, sport, drama and music activities. Established as University Women’s College in 1936, University College has been co-educational since 1975.
Whitley College students have a rounded university experience with a focus on theological studies. Students at Whitley College are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities and to grow in physical, social, spiritual and academic life.
Asialink is Australia's leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of the countries of Asia and of Australia's role in the region. Its purpose is to build an Asia-capable, deeply Asia-engaged Australia through thought leadership and innovative programs that build knowledge, skills and partnerships.
The Australia India Institute is Australia's only national centre for research and analysis on India. Through its teaching, research, public policy and outreach programs, it is building Australia's understanding of India and deepening and enriching the relationship between the two countries.
Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (Bio21 Institute) is a multidisciplinary research centre specialising in medical, agricultural and environmental biotechnology. Accommodating more than 500 research scientists, students and industry participants, the Bio21 Institute is one of the largest biotechnology research centres in Australia.
The Melbourne Social Equity Institute strives to identify the origins of disadvantage and develop effective solutions through high-end research and active community engagement. Its vision is to influence government policy, public opinion and social practices through the highest quality scholarship in order to create fairer societies.
The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute aims to facilitate and enable research linkages, projects and conversations leading to increased understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions. Its approach includes a particular emphasis on the contribution of the social sciences and humanities to understanding and addressing sustainability and resilience challenges.
The Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development - Murrup Barak - has a vision to establish the University of Melbourne as a leader in Indigenous development and as an institution that is respectful in its engagement with Indigenous peoples. It strives for innovation and quality in all aspects of its endeavours. Murrup Barak’s mission is to help the University advance the success of its Indigenous Australian Agenda.
The Nossal Institute for Global Health supports improvements in the health of vulnerable communities through research, education and inclusive development practice. The Nossal’s global activities focus on priority areas in Asia-Pacific and Southern Africa, with most work taking place in India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Papua New Guinea and Mozambique.
The Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship exists to create and empower the next generation of entrepreneurs and to provide a home to the new Master of Entrepreneurship. This new degree is a collaboration between the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Melbourne School of Engineering and Ormond College. The Wade Institute is an integral part of the University of Melbourne's commitment to creating a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.