A world standard education

Many people know that the University of Melbourne is ranked number one in Australia, but you may not know why. We are one of the world’s finest universities, and employers seek out our graduates. Our students succeed at the highest levels, and in more than one domain. They live in the heart of the world’s most livable city while studying, volunteering, and creating lifelong friendships with peers from all over Australia, as well as more than 170 countries.

That’s why some of the world’s most ambitious minds choose Melbourne.

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Your city

Consistently ranked the world’s most liveable city, Melbourne is safe, fun and multicultural. The city has international ties to research and industry, including science, agriculture, government, commerce and the arts. We’re part of the fabric of Melbourne and Victoria, giving you invaluable opportunities to engage with organisations through internships with business and community groups, applied research projects and overseas study groups.

Learn from the best

Our academic staff are your lecturers, tutors and mentors and will will guide you through your degree and prepare you for your career. Leaders in industry and research, our academics include community, government and business experts, as well as Nobel Laureates and Rhodes Scholars.

Support while you study

Melbourne has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia. Scholarships, prizes and grants can propel you to new heights and help you explore new opportunities. Scholarships are available for Undergraduate, Graduate and Graduate Research degrees and may also be awarded throughout your degree for merit or need.