Discover [Me]lbourne

Build the best possible you at Melbourne

Do you aspire to something more? Explore all the many ways we'll help you challenge yourself at Melbourne. Be inspired by our students and alumni, and start designing the course, lifestyle, and career of your dreams.

Featured guides

Meet our students

Melbourne is home to many different stories. From illustrating fantasy novels, to conducting X-rays on gibbons or learning about rocket science – each one is unique. Hear from our students as they share experiences from unimelb and beyond.

Languages

Make the most of your University of Melbourne degree by broadening your world with languages. There are several ways to incorporate language learning into your studies at the university. If the idea of living in another country or travelling overseas and really engaging with culture isn’t reason enough, why choose to study a language?

Discover the world with STEM

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills are highly transferable and consistently proven to increase graduate employability in today’s rapidly evolving job landscape. Find out about STEM at the University of Melbourne making a positive impact around the globe.

Student takeovers

We've handed the keys of our Instagram to some of our UniMelb students. Watch them adopt a new routine, embrace online learning and celebrate the art of staying connected, digitally.

Latest guides

Meet Nami: Master of Engineering (Mechanical) student

Master of Engineering (Mechanical) student, space enthusiast and leader of change. These are some of the ways to describe Nami Rizqiandri.

Meet Hassan: Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) student, Hassan Andrabi, is a talented illustrator and music lover who enjoys learning and challenging himself. He is currently riding out lockdown in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, his home region.

Meet Jessica: Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) student

For Bachelor of Science graduate and Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) student, Jessica Lee, the University of Melbourne has provided a space to discover what she’s passionate about, build new skills and feel empowered to make a positive impact.

Meet Sophie: Bachelor of Design student

The decision to pursue what she loves and walk through life with an open and inquisitive mind has seen Bachelor of Design student and freelance illustrator, Sophie Schultz carve her own unique path at the University of Melbourne.

Meet Simi: Juris Doctor (JD) student at Melbourne Law School

Simrat, or Simi as she’s known, is currently studying the Juris Doctor (JD) at Melbourne Law School. She’s an avid tea drinker, enjoys curating playlists and is passionate about utilising the law to support minority communities.

Meet Lauren: a PhD candidate within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Lauren Story is a creative crafter, game board enthusiast and final year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate, within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

Ancient Greek

Study Ancient Greek and gain an insight into your world today by exploring how ancient cultures have contributed to the development of our modern world.

Languages

Make the most of your University of Melbourne degree by broadening your world with languages. There are several ways to incorporate language learning into your studies at the university. If the idea of living in another country or travelling overseas and really engaging with culture isn’t reason enough, why choose to study a language?

Indonesian

Based on Malay, Indonesian is closely related to the national languages of three other Southeast Asian countries, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore, thus giving access to more than 200 million people on Australia's doorstep.