University of Melbourne

(Melbourne, Victoria - VIC, Australia)

Melbourne UniversityFounded in the middle of the 19th century, with just 16 students and four professors, the University of Melbourne has become one of the finest educational institutions in Australia. With a vast campus spread over this part of Victoria, the university now boasts in the region of 50,000 students and some 3,600 academic staff, concentrating on many different areas of study and often leading the way in both research techniques and findings.

The campus remains an important and integral part of life in the city and over the years has contributed to the wealth and prosperity of Melbourne. Attracting students from all over Australia, and many from other countries, the university has grown over the years and now comprises a number of impressive, historic buildings, with fine architecture and features. Other notable highlights include its state-of-the-art facilities, lecture theatres, landscaped gardens, countless societies, student accommodation and farms.

University of Melbourne

Address: Grattan Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3010, Australia
Tel+ 63 (0)3 9344 4000

Melbourne UniversityThe grounds have open lawns and gardens, and during semesters, Melbourne University is a lively place, with many events, concerts and festivals throughout its calendar.

There are also excellent sports facilities here, with numerous resident sports clubs, such as athletics, tennis, swimming, rugby and Australian Rules Football.

Melbourne's other two universities are located around a 30-minute drive from the city centre. Monash University is situated on Wellington Road in the Clayton district, while La Trobe can be found in the Bundoora area.

Melbourne University


Although the university is based within the inner suburb of Parkville, there are a number of other campuses and related buildings located nearby, as follows:

  • Burnley Campus
    Address: 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3121, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 9250 6800
  • McMillan Campus
    Address: South Road, Warragul, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3820, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5622 6000
  • Creswick Campus
    Address: Water Street, Creswick, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3363, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5321 4150
  • McMillan Campus
    Address: Nerrena Road, Leongatha Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3953, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5662 6310
  • Dookie Campus
    Address: Dookie College, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3647, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5833 9200
  • McMillan Campus
    Address: Maffra, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 0409 940782
  • Gilbert Chandler Campus
    Address: Sneydes Road, Werribee, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3030, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 9217 5200
  • Glenormiston Campus
    Address: PMB 6200, Terang, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3264, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5557 8200
  • Parkville campus
    Address: University of Melbourne, Grattan Street, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3010, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 8344 4000
  • Longerenong Campus
    Address: Longerenong College, RMB 3000, Horsham, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3401, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5362 2222
  • Shepparton Campus
    Address: School of Rural Health, 49 Graham Street, Shepparton, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3630, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 5823-4500
  • Werribee Campus
    Address: Veterinary Clinical and Hospital, 250 Princess Highway Werribee, Melbourne, Victoria (VIC), 3030, Australia
    Tel: +61 0(3) 9731 2000


Melbourne University features a series of important, different faculties and departments within the complex. Highly regarded throughout Australia and the world, these include:

  • Arts - with many art courses and leading tutors
  • Economics and Commerce - teaching all aspects of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing skills
  • Engineering - part of the university for almost 150 years, dedicated to researching and teaching all aspects of engineering, both past and present
  • Land and Food Resources - concentrating on all aspects of food production and land usage, including agriculture, forestry, horticulture and many other areas
  • Law - the oldest law school in Australia, with an international reputation for excellence
  • Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences - seven schools offering in-depth research programmes in medicine, dental science, behavioral science, physiotherapy, nursing, population health and rural health
  • Melbourne Business School (MBS) - promoting the entrepreneurial aspect of students, helping to realise all kinds of ambitions
  • Music - with numerous musical courses concentrating on different types of music, including performance, composing, production and recording
  • Science - this impressive faculty is known throughout the world for its research and important medical findings
  • School of Graduate Studies (SGS) - concentrating on enhancing the quality of postgraduate studies and education
  • Veterinary Science - with excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art surgical equipment and computers
  • Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) - featuring many wonderful art exhibitions and performances, students at the VCA specialise in different areas of the multimedia