Research facilities

Discover the University's facilities for graduate researchers.

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Supporting research and knowledge

As graduate researcher, you will have a dedicated workspace to conduct your research. And access to a variety of inspiring and comfortable places to study.

You'll be connected with world-class research infrastructure. This includes everything from libraries, rare collections and contemporary galleries, to digital expertise, technology platforms and lab equipment.

Along the way, you will be supported by highly skilled and specialised staff to complete your research.

Industry Precincts

Industry and research precincts

When you’re early on in your research career, forging new connections is important. Being near to other researchers, in and outside of your field, can encourage innovation and lead to future research and work opportunities. And when you conduct your research with us, you’ll be in the heart of Australia’s leading scientific and cultural precincts.


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Your study experience

Find out about support services, your research responsibilities, and academic and professional skills development.

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Living in Melbourne

Life in multicultural Melbourne is unique, with its easy lifestyle, great food, public transport and job opportunities.

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Campus life

Our University campuses offer more than formal learning. They provide a unique place to socialise, share ideas, relax and stay healthy.

Multidisciplinary research

At the University of Melbourne, we foster a collaborative research environment. We provide valuable opportunities for you to work with researchers from other disciplines. And we help you engage with others who share your passion. We know that great things happen when curious minds come together to solve the world’s challenges.


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Multidisciplinary research

Explore the University’s multidisciplinary research programs for graduate researchers. Collaborations include PhD programs, institutes and centres.

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Industry & Research precincts

Learn about industry precincts at the University of Melbourne. We have custom-built precincts for biomedicine, the arts, engineering and design.