The ex-capital city of Australia, Melbourne, is now known as one of the world's best places to live and one of the biggest study abroad destinations globally. Universities in Melbourne will give you the complete study experience, having a word-class reputation for academic excellence, as well as first-rate student services. Come to Melbourne and feel empowered by the vibrant and diverse atmosphere of the Australian lifestyle!
Melbourne is an important financial hub, having a highly diversified economy with notable strengths in finance, manufacturing, research, IT, education, logistics, transportation and tourism. Some of Australia’s largest corporates are headquartered in Melbourne, as well as multinational companies worldwide.
Important employers for graduates in Melbourne include: KPMG, Deloitte, Accenture, IBM, Telstra, BHP Billiton (the world's largest mining company), Iveco, General Motors, Toyota, Nintendo, Adidas, Ernst & Young, McAfee, and more.
Melbourne has all the ingredients of a vibrant metropolis, from an international atmosphere full of diversity, with welcoming bars, restaurants and boutiques, to fantastic cultural events, festivities and street art, plus a hectic nightlife.
Melbournians also share a common appraisal for sports and they come together for major events, including AFL matches, cricket, soccer and the rugby codes, Australian Open tennis and Formula One racing.
Popular tourist attractions in Melbourne include: the Federation Square (with free or cheap entertainment), Queen Victoria Market (for groceries shopping), the Eureka Tower (has a viewing platform at the top of the 297th floor), Southgate (shopping centre), the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Zoo, the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, or the Royal Botanical Gardens, among others.
You can also visit museums like: the Melbourne Museum, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), the Ian Potter Centre or the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.
In the weekend, you can check out the music scene in Brunswick, tour the Yarra Valley, see the penguins at Port Phillip Bay, swim with seahorses around the piers of the Mornington Peninsula, or meet up with your peers for a picnic on St. Kilda’s beach.
In Melbourne, you will find an eclectic social environment, mixing many different cultures. Approximately 40% of Melbourne residents were born outside Australia. The majority was born in the UK, followed by communities of Indian, Italian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Greek and New Zealanders expats. Every suburb in Melbourne is distinct and you can see the influence of each culture across the city.
Melbourne has a reputation for fast changing weather. The city enjoys a temperate climate with warm to hot summers, mild springs and autumns, and cool to brisk winters. The average temperature in the summer (June-August) is 25°C (77°F), while in the winter (December-February) it drops to 14°C (57°F).
Swinburne Online provides a new approach to learning in Australia, delivering and assessing courses on behalf of Swinburne University of Technology. Students studying online with Swinburne receive the same qualification as Swinburne University of Technology on campus students, an internationally ranked university with 30,000 students across its Melbourne and overseas campuses.
Kaplan Business School is a specialist provider of globally recognised higher education degrees with undergraduate and postgraduate courses in accounting, business, management, hospitality and tourism, and marketing.
Charles Sturt University is a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.
Home to Australia’s first MBA and executive education programs, Melbourne Business School pioneered the development of business education in Australia. This spirit of innovation and pursuit of excellence continues today across our suite of degree and executive education programs and our research and teaching.
In just 25 years, CQUniversity is emerging as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have over 20 locations across Australia, including 14 campuses and growing for international students. Our award-winning academic staff and high quality research are making an impact on the communities we serve and those around the globe.
By choosing RMIT, you’re choosing a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise.
Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our standing in prestigious world academic ranking lists reflects our commitment to high-quality teaching and research and graduate outcomes.
CSU Study Centres' are located in the heart of two of Australia's most exciting state capitals - Sydney and Melbourne.
The Australian National University (ANU) is a celebrated place of intensive research, education and policy engagement. ANU is home to an interconnected community of scholars. The University is located in the heart of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
The mission of Griffith University is to engage in outstanding scholarship that makes a major contribution to society and to produce groundbreaking research. Students will be provided with an excellent education and the capacity to develop and apply knowledge to exercise influence and make meaningful life-long contributions to their communities.
Monash University is ranked amongst the world's most prestigious universities. Graduating with a degree from a university in the world's top one per cent adds significant value to your resume. Our global reputation ensures you are recognised for your skills and talent – no matter where in the world you choose to pursue your dreams.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) engages the Catholic Intellectual Tradition to bring a distinct perspective to higher education.
Becoming part of the La Trobe University community means doing things differently. It’s not that we don't value tradition, it's that our tradition is to constantly question traditional ways of thinking, always seeking opportunities to improve the lives, health and wellbeing of the world around us. If this defines you, then we invite you to experience La Trobe University 100 per cent online.
The METC Institute provides GAMSAT Preparation Courses and Medical Education at Resident/Registrar/Specialist level. Our GAMSAT prep courses have been developed to produce superior results. Designed by specialist doctors and senior lecturers from leading Australian Universities, GAMSAT preparation is provided through a range of attendance and online GAMSAT courses. Comprehensive GAMSAT Programs and Packages are also available. Personal tutoring and guaranteed entry into Medicine is offered via the GAMSAT High Achiever Program.
Victoria University (VU) is well known for preparing our students not just for a career, but for life. Through our strong industry connections and leadership in sport education, we provide opportunities for every individual to achieve success on their own terms, and prepare them not just for a career, but for life.
Deakin enjoys a reputation for being accessible, helpful and friendly. It has a longstanding record for its use of cutting-edge information technology while providing highly personalised experiences, whether in the cloud on Deakin's media-rich campuses or through a combination of cloud and campus learning.
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a dual-sector university, which means we offer a full spectrum of education and training opportunities in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET).