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.

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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.


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.

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Arabic is currently the 5th most commonly spoken native language in the world, with about 230 million people speaking it as their first language. Australia itself has a sizeable Arabic-speaking community. Arabic is also the liturgical language of Islam studied by many millions of non-Arab Muslims around the world.


With more than 500 million speakers globally, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world and an official language in 25 countries.


Russian is one of the world's major international languages: it is spoken by over 140 million people and is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.


Hebrew is one of the oldest languages in the world, having been spoken from about 1200 BCE to the present day in Israel and has had an enormous impact on Western culture most particularly through what is commonly called the Old Testament.

Ancient Egyptian

Study Ancient Egyptian and discover the ancient world of Egypt and the Near East from 3000 BCE to the 4th century CE.


The study of Japanese language and society gives the individual insight not only into a deep and diverse culture but also provides important contrasts when considering various nations' roles in the Asia-Pacific region.


French is one of the world's major international languages spoken by over 250 million people in 43 countries, on all five continents. Accessing these global networks of French speakers can enhance and extend careers in international relations, development studies, business, science and the arts.


Studying the Korean language as well as its history, politics, security, economy, culture and society provides students with a deeper understanding of the issues pertaining to the Korean peninsula and its neighboring countries.


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