Our distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.
Our research helps solve social, economic and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future. We’re tightly connected with our communities, at home and around the globe – a connection that enriches our learning, teaching and research.
The reasons to choose the University of Melbourne
Meet the needs of the world’s rapidly evolving workplace with a strengthened ability to think critically and creatively across disciplines.
Be part of a vibrant community of students, alumni and academics with strong ties to industry, research and leading universities worldwide.
Proven career outcomes
We are internationally recognised for graduate employability with unparalleled industry-integrated learning and networking opportunities to set you up for success.
Learn alongside leading academics, whose research informs our curriculum, with over 100 research centres, galleries and museums on campus.
Let’s explore the campus!
There is a large library system at the university, with libraries spread across the different campuses and some that cater to specific subjects, such as the Brownless Biomedical Library and the Law Library.
Several museums and art galleries are located across the university, covering several topics, including medical history, zoological specimens, contemporary art, dental collections, anatomy and pathology.
There are many student clubs and associations at the University of Melbourne – many of which are associated with faculties and subject disciplines. There is also a diverse range of student communities. There are many sports clubs and teams that students can get involved with, including athletics, badminton, cricket, hockey, tennis, ultimate frisbee volleyball, water polo and Quidditch.
Notable alumni include the former prime minister of Australia Julia Gillard, author and academic Germaine Greer, comedian Ronny Chieng and chef, restaurateur and food writer Stephanie Alexander. Seven Nobel Laureates have also taught in the institution.
The main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Parkville, with several other campuses located across Victoria. These include the campuses at Southbank, Burnley, Creswick, Dookie, Shepparton, Werribee.