The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading public research university, attracting more than 60,000 students from 160 countries each year. Established in 1853, it has grown to become an international leader in research, learning and teaching.
Melbourne is one of the safest and friendliest cities in the world to live, work and study. Many of our African students get involved in our great community by joining student clubs, participating in music, cultural and sporting events, or indulging in the array of international cuisines. There is a large African community in Melbourne, so you can feel assured that you will feel at home.
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Proudly multicultural, our diverse student community is represented by more than 200 clubs and societies.
UniMelb Student Union (UMSU)
Meet Jon Dixon
Jon is the Regional Manager for student engagement in the Middle East, Africa, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Jon’s passion for helping international students started 15 years ago in a boutique English language school in Cambridge, UK. Since 2008 he has helped students study in Australia. In his spare time he is a keen follower of many sports, and enjoys soccer, golf and travelling.
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