The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading public research university, attracting more than 60,000 students from 130 countries each year. Established in 1853, we have grown to become an international leader in research, learning and teaching.

Ranked #1 in Australia, #32 in the world, and #7 globally for graduate employability, fourteen of our subject areas rank among the top 20 in the world.

We're situated in the heart of Melbourne, a vibrant, multicultural hub of food, music, technology and sports, making it one of the best cities in the world for students.

Hao Chen
Master of Biomedical Science

I chose the University of Melbourne because it is 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.

Xiaoran Huang, PhD
Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

I think the University of Melbourne is a global powerhouse of intelligence and creativity. You can do research across many disciplines in this world-leading institution.

Juanjuan Wu, PhD
School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts

My life as a PhD student at the University of Melbourne has been a journey of self-discovery towards self-empowerment.

I am here enjoying the freedom, cultural diversity and academic vitality that Australia’s leading university can offer.