University of Melbourne – Quick Facts


The University of Melbourne (UoM) – Quick Facts

  • Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement
  • According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014 – 2015, the University of Melbourne is ranked No. 1 in Australia, and No. 33 in the world
  • There are seven campuses across Melbourne and rural Victoria, but the UoM’s main campus is the Parkville campus, and it is situated only a few minutes from the very centre of Melbourne – Campuses and Facilities
  • UoM offers 11 undergraduate degrees and 270 graduate courses – Courses at UoM
  • The University has over 200 clubs and societies, which play an integral part of many students’ university experience – UoM Clubs
  • The University encourages students to make practical learning a part of their Melbourne experience, and these include internships and cadetships, leadership opportunities, and volunteering
  • Overseas study programs are offered to students, and they are encouraged to study part of their degree in an international setting – Melbourne Mobility
  • The University of Melbourne offers numerous and generous undergraduate scholarships to high-achieving students, as well as numerous equity scholarships too – Scholarships
  • UoM also has the Access Melbourne program aimed at students who have found high school a challenge, and their circumstances have prevented them from achieving their best – Access Melbourne
  • Students have access to a wide range of Student Services, which include – Student Services including an Careers Centre – Careers Centre
  • UoM offers a Guaranteed Entry to Graduate Degrees – Guaranteed Entry to Graduate Degrees
  • UoM has 11 residential colleges for its undergraduate students – Residential Colleges