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

Episode 6: STEM: Will I fit in?

We’re going to tackle the issue of diversity in STEM head-on. There’s simply no room for prejudice in the STEM workplace. You’ll hear from some amazing people who are taking on bias in STEM, and winning.

Episode 5: Supporting your STEM student

Our team discuss the transition from high school to university, and how to make the most of your university open day. Make sure to take note of these insider tips for invaluable advice on taking your STEM learning to the next level.

Episode 4: STEM for artsy types

If you’re an arts student, you might not think STEM is that exciting. But – as we discover in this episode – the arts are not so separate from the sciences as we think. We call this crossover STEAM – Science, Tech, Engineering, ARTS and Maths.

Episode 3: What else can I do with STEM?

What if you want to jump from STEM into a new adventure? We explore this question with a lawyer, an entrepreneur, a politician, and a journalist. STEM could be your key to all corners of the world!

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.

Episode 2: Future proof your career

In this episode, we discuss the importance of maths in building your foundation for career success. We also demystify getting into the university course you want, and learn what to do when an unexpected career opportunity arises.

Episode 1: Where Can STEM Take Me?

In this episode, we talk to Frances Separovic, who dropped out of uni for a while, but retained her curiosity and keenness to learn and is now a professor of a chemistry department. Find out what STEM can do for you!