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.

Hear what our students have to say

Bachelor of Science (major in Psychology)

Alister Yim


"One thing I didn’t expect to learn at university is to be very independent and proactive. Let go of expectations and put yourself out there. Friends and student activities make student living a whole lot more enjoyable.The support services on campus have helped me by ensuring that I am well on track with my education, by providing channels to ensure that I get there smoothly."

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