Regional Victorian applicants

Learn about the support and resources on offer to prepare you for your move to Melbourne

Change of preference consults

Come and chat to us about your future at Melbourne

We're hosting in-person consults in Ballarat, Bendigo and Shepparton on 14 December. Drop in and ask us about your study options based on your ATAR results and learn how to finalise your VTAC course preferences ahead of the December offer round.

We can also answer your questions about accommodation, scholarships, graduate pathways, and how to make the most of life as a student at Melbourne from 2023.

No registration is required, drop in at a time that suits you between 10am - 4pm.


Time: 10am–4pm
Address: Barkly Square (conference room)
25–39 Barkly St, Ballarat VIC 3350


Time: 10am–4pm
Address: Bendigo Library (Activity Room 2)
259 Hargreaves St, Bendigo VIC 3550


Time: 10am–4pm
Address: Department of Rural Health (Tute Room 2)
49 Graham St, Shepparton VIC 3630

Support for students impacted by flooding

The University acknowledges the difficulties many communities are facing at this time, and is committed to ensuring no Year 12 VCE student is disadvantaged during their exam period.

Students who are significantly impacted by the floods are eligible for special consideration through the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA), including Derived Examination Scores. VCAA has a dedicated VCE examinations hotline: 1800 717 588 (8am–10.30pm) and email address:

Find out more

Study at Melbourne regionally

Build the skills to achieve at university while living in a close-knit and supportive community at our Dookie campus near Shepparton.

Study prerequisite subjects you may have missed in high school, earn credit towards and gain guaranteed entry into an undergraduate degree at Melbourne and more.

Discover the Diploma in General Studies