School visits for students in Australia

An on-campus or off-campus visit is a great way for your students to find out about the University of Melbourne.

On campus visits

Come and see the University in action and experience its community atmosphere and daily activities. We welcome school groups to visit the Parkville campus for a tour or talk at selected times during weekdays.

Length: 1.5 hours (45 minute presentation and 45 minute tour)
Year level: Years 10 to 12
Availability: Set times only (subject to venue availability): Tuesday 10am, Wednesday 11am and Thursday 1pm.

  • Year 10: Terms 1 & 4 only
  • Years 11 and 12: Terms 1–4.

This presentation, conducted by a staff member from the Onshore Recruitment team, provides school groups with an overview of the University including course information, admissions requirements, scholarship details and information about the academic and social aspects of university life.

Guided campus tours are hosted by current University of Melbourne students who endeavour to design a tour that best suits the needs and interests of your school group.

Please note: Multiple secondary school groups may be attending the same presentation in the set timeslots.

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Length: 1 hour
Year level: Years 10 to 12
Availability: Year 10: Term 4 only. Years 11 and 12: Terms 1–4. Available Tuesday to Friday, 9am–2pm.

Guided campus tours are hosted by current University of Melbourne students who endeavor to design a tour that best suits the needs and interests of your school group.

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An on campus visit is a great way to see the University in action and experience its community atmosphere and daily activities. We welcome school groups to visit the Parkville campus to take a self guided tour of the campus.

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Length: Varies
Year level: Years 7 to 12
Availability: Terms 1–4. Available Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm.

If Indigenous students will be visiting with your school group, consider organising a session with staff at Murrup Barak, Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development to learn about the support programs and services for prospective and current students. We can tailor these sessions to suit your students and program.

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Off campus visits

The University welcomes opportunities to attend off-campus events, participate in careers expos, or present University overview presentations to your students.

Priority is given to events that are:

  • Scheduled between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on weekdays
  • Organised for multiple schools
  • Appropriate to both Year 11 and Year 12 students

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Webinars

If you are in a location that makes it difficult for you to bring a group on campus we can meet up online. A webinar can stream into a single central device in the classroom, or to individual student laptops or tablets within the school.

The webinar will run for 40 minutes and can include:

  • University overview
  • Admissions information specific to your school (Access Melbourne, interstate requirements)
  • Current student Q+A
  • Appropriate to both Year 11 and Year 12 students

While we will attempt to accommodate your request please note that this is subject to staff availability.

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Contact us

For further information about on-campus and off-campus visits please contact Lisa Fairweather on 03 9035 4612 or school-programs@unimelb.edu.au.