Make the most of your time here
Completing your research degree is about more than just obtaining a qualification. You’ll also forge lifelong connections and lay the foundations for long-term working relationships.
You’ll meet new people, learn valuable skills and expand your horizons. There’s also the chance to join clubs and societies and enjoy sports and cultural activities.
Discover how to make the most of your study experience.
Our campuses are a unique place to socialise, share ideas, relax and stay healthy.
Living in Melbourne
Wherever you're from, you’ll feel at home on campus and in Melbourne – Australia’s second-largest city and a vibrant multicultural hub.
Your research success is a shared responsibility between you and us. We’ll make sure you can access the infrastructure and expertise you need to complete your research.
Life as a researcher
After you complete your graduate research, you could work in a start-up developing an app for forecasting seizures. You might consult with government and the not-for-profit sector on ways to reduce family violence. Or you could travel internationally to advise researchers on the latest in research technology.
These are just some of our graduate pathways, and you’ll have the opportunity to create your own.
We provide a range of services to support you throughout your research career. This includes support for research activities, IT and scholarships, plus health and wellbeing services.
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Why research with us
Explore the benefits of undertaking your graduate research at the University of Melbourne.
Your research options
Explore your options as a graduate researcher at the University of Melbourne.
Where your research can take you
Your degree will prepare you for an academic career in research, but it can also lead to roles in the private sector, small business, government or not-for-profit organisations.