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).
In just 26 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, tailored subject areas, social innovation and high-quality research are making an impact on the communities we serve and those around the globe. We are proud of our achievements and will continue to build on these prestigious highlights.
The key objective of the Engineering Institute of Technology is to provide an outstanding practical engineering and technology education; from diplomas through to masters degrees. The finest engineering lecturers, with extensive real engineering experience in industry, are drawn from around the world to help you graduate job-ready.
Torrens is a private university and is part of Laureate International Universities, the leading global network of 70 accredited universities and higher education institutions with over 1 million students worldwide. Torrens offers courses through its Vertical structure in 5 fields of study being Business, Design, Health, Hospitality and Education.
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.
In a world of mass production, ACU stands for meaningful education, rewarding research, and life-changing community engagement.
Swinburne Online can help you thrive in an ever-changing world with courses ranging from short Professional Development courses right up to Masters degrees. Whatever your career aspirations, we have the right course for you.
By choosing RMIT, you’re choosing a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise.
Deakin University offers a personalised experience, enhanced by innovative digital engagement. We lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world.
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.
Charles Sturt University is improving economic and social wellbeing and creating sustainable ecosystems for future generations .As Australia's leading regional university, we also promote social justice and human rights for Indigenous Australians. We do this both within our regions and across Australia.
La Trobe University is a trusted and respected research partner to industry and government and our future is looking brighter than ever. We’ve also secured our position among the world's elite institutions, featuring in the top 100 global universities for nursing and hospitality and tourism management related subjects.
Southern Cross University is a progressive, young and connected regional research university, with vibrant campuses in northern New South Wales and the southern Gold Coast.
CSU Study Centres' are located in the heart of two of Australia's most exciting state capitals - Sydney and Melbourne.
Making a difference takes energy and idealism as well as experience and wisdom. As a young university, our outlook is progressive and optimistic. We aren't mired in cynicism, tradition or convention. We attract the best scholars, but we're not elitist. We open our doors to anyone who is prepared to work hard to make a difference.
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.
Being a dual-sector university means that our students can easily pathway from vocational education to higher education - such as from a certificate or diploma course through to an undergraduate degree or even a postgraduate qualification by coursework or research.