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Federation University Australia

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Above all else, our priority is to deliver the highest quality student experience so our graduates can realise their ambitions and become effective global citizens wherever they choose to live or work. 



  • Federation University Australia was formed when the former University of Ballarat and the Gippsland Campus of Monash University were amalgamated.

  • Further historical information on the University is available through the Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre.
  • The University's history dating back to 1870 has been documented and is available for viewing. 


At Federation University, we’ve been building a community for 150 years. One that connects, creates and cares for each other, no matter the challenge. With a community like this around you, you can dream bigger and reach further. 


Federation University Australia facilitates regionally relevant and internationally recognised world-class research activity in a number of key focus areas. Our research has a measurable impact on the communities in which we are located and wider society.

  • Information forensics and security
  • Transformative and preventative health
  • Dynamic landscapes
  • History and heritage
  • RAVE: Researching Adult and Vocational Education 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Housing services

The Fedliving residences offer comfortable, single fully furnished bedrooms. Communal living areas consist of TV/Lounge room and fully equipped kitchens. Laundry facilities are also available at all residences.

  • Ballarat residences
  • Gippsland residences
  • Melbourne (Berwick) residences
  • Brisbane Campus
  • Short-term accommodation
  • Summer holiday and group accommodation

Student Life

Campus life

Federation University is regional Victoria's largest education institution, with campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera providing easy access to study, and approximately 1,300 staff committed to teaching excellence and student support. Campuses:

  • Mt Helen (Ballarat)
  • SMB (Ballarat)
  • Camp Street (Ballarat)
  • Gippsland (Churchill)
  • Berwick (Melbourne)
  • Wimmera (Horsham)
  • Brisbane (Queensland) 

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Its really challengeing due, to luck of finacial challenges so its real affects my studies and other relenvent needs.

As a student of life, I have seen so many challenges that affect me for the better. However, I always wonder why civil war always comes between me and my education all my life. I sometimes take it too personal. In fact, I also believe that the cause of th
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have been studying my PhD in Literature in Mekelle University in Ethiopia, Tigray regional state, Mekelle city for more than two years. Though the PhD program was new and have its own challenges in meeting the desired quality, the process of learning was fine. But a couple of months before tension between the federal and regional government started to grow and before...

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

That Indian University is not very research-oriented, has only outdated teaching methodologies and no note-worthy campus placement records and no entrepreneurship incubators.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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