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Why choose Melbourne?

  1. Notable alumni include Nobel Laureates, academics, architects, historians, poets, philosophers, politicians, scientists, physicists and authors.
  2. The university is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world.
  3. The campus is filled with unique cultural, architectural and landscape features and facilities.


Quick Facts:

Location: Melbourne, Australia

City Population: 4.1 million

University Population: 44,500 students

Climate: Warm, hot summers and cold winters. Because of Melbourne's geographical location, the weather can be quite changeable.

Nearest airport: Melbourne Airport

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The University of Melbourne has over 44,500 students enrolled and is located on seven campuses throughout Melbourne and rural Victoria. This institution is currently ranked number 1 in Australia through the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015, and number 33 in the world.  

The University also offers a multitude of societies and sports clubs across several campuses. These vary widely but include food, dance, culture and language, among many others. Volunteering is also strongly encouraged and opportunities are available both on and off campus.  

The main campus is located in the heart of Melbourne and the city offers plenty to do, including the indoor Queen Victoria market, art galleries, science museums and bustling shops and squares.