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 15 000+ Chinese 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 Chinese community in Melbourne, so you can feel assured that you will feel at home.

Ranked #1 in Australia,  #33 in the world, and #8 globally for graduate employability, fourteen of our subject areas rank among the top 20 in the world.

  • # 1 in Australia
  • # 33 in the world
  • # 8 globally for graduate employability
*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022/QS Graduate Employability 2021

Our entry requirements

We accept the International Baccalaureate, A levels and US High School Diplomas curriculum for direct entry. Students must achieve the minimum overall GPA in Year 12, have completed any course prerequisite subjects and meet English language requirements to be eligible for direct entry into a bachelor degree.

For students who do not attend one of the approved gifted high schools or those students who do not wish to complete Year 12 in China, Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS) is the University’s preferred foundation studies program and pathway for international students seeking entry into the University’s undergraduate degrees.

Master of Biomedical Science student

Hao Chen


I chose the University of Melbourne because it's a prestigious institution worldwide. Its education and research strength is attractive for me. I believe studying in Melbourne Uni will make me more competitive in my future career.

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Proudly multicultural, our diverse student community is represented by more than 200 clubs and societies.

Chinese Culture Society

The Chinese Culture Society (CCS) aims to promote and consolidate traditional Chinese Culture within the university. The CCS provides opportunities for debate on issues that will shape Chinese Culture in the future.

Mandarin Language Club

The Mandarin Language Club (MLC)aims to be the essential learning platform for all students who wish to learn Chinese (Mandarin). We will provide as much language practice as possible, and stream the classes into beginner and intermediate level so everyone can perfect their skills.

Australia-China Youth Association

The association aims to increase the mutual understanding and connections between Australian and Chinese youth at UniMelb through a focus on ACYA’s three pillars of careers, education, and people-to-people exchange.

Lily Xie
China Country Manager

Lily XIE has 20 years of experience in the Australian international higher education industry. She is currently leading a marketing and recruitment team with two offices located Beijing and Shanghai in mainland China. Lily loves to work in the international higher education environment and is passionate about introducing the world leading education and research opportunities to Chinese students. Lily believes that international education brings vision, inspiration, pursuit as well as transformation which is essence to the 21 Century generation.

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