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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 2015-2016).

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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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This is My Melbourne

This is My Melbourne video

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. Our students explain why they love studying and living in the heart of Melbourne.


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.

Research at the University of Melbourne

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Since its founding, the University has held engagement as central to its values and purpose, ensuring that its ethos as a public spirited institution finds expression through all of its endeavours.

  • Research engagement

    Much of the University’s current and future research success depends on our capacity to engage with a diverse community of collaborators.

  • Teaching and learning

    Students at Melbourne develop the capacity to evaluate issues and hone skills in communication and self-awareness in preparation for professional contribution, leadership and active citizenship as engaged alumni.

  • Cultural engagement

    The University is focussed on investing in initiatives that deliver cultural impact aligned with the University’s teaching and research agenda.

  • International engagement

    The University is a leading global research institution renowned for teaching and research achievements in global excellence, relevance and impact.

  • Public policy

    Fundamental to the University’s public role and identity is the contribution its researchers and thought leaders make in contributing to public conversation.

  • Melbourne Univerisity Magazine

    3010 – Melbourne University Magazine

    3010 is the University’s magazine for alumni and friends. Named after the postcode for Parkville, the historic heart of the University, the magazine is published twice a year in hard copy and online. It’s packed with news and features about the University and its people – from the researchers at the forefront of discovery to the alumni making their mark in the world.

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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.

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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

students walking through the campus

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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