University life

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Choose a university and a city where you’ll thrive

As a graduate researcher, you’ll spend a lot of time on campus. So, it makes sense to choose a university with a vibrant culture and a welcoming community.

The University of Melbourne is a fun place to be – you’ll enjoy spending time here. Our campuses offer well-designed spaces, food outlets and cafes, and sporting facilities. You can join a wide range of clubs and societies, or attend our frequent social events. You’ll soon feel part of our campus community. And you’ll feel at home in Melbourne.

Discover more about university life in Australia’s most liveable city.

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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.

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Research places

Discover the range of campuses, institutes and precincts that shape graduate research at the University of Melbourne.