The University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne has a long history of engagement in international academic collaboration at all levels of scholarly activity. Close to 9,000 international students, from more than 90 countries, are studying at the university.
Substantial numbers come from Malaysia, China, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, North America and Japan, and there is growing interest from the United Kingdom, Germany and Africa. The university is a foundation member of Universities 21, an international consortium of leading research universities.
It has about 70 university-level exchange agreements and numerous faculty-level agreements with related institutions associated with higher education around the world. With 42,000 students and more than 6,000 full time and part-time staff, the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines. Eleven faculties cover the major disciplines: architecture, building and planning; arts; economics and commerce; education; engineering; science; law; medicine, dentistry and health sciences; music; veterinary science; and land and food resources.
The university has substantial international research collaboration networks, particularly in biomedical science and biotechnological research. Establishment of the Melbourne Centre for Water Research, the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia and the Bio 21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute has increased the university’s research strengths and opportunities.
The University of Melbourne Scholarships :
The University of Melbourne Scholarships Program is one of the most generous and comprehensive in Australia. It recognises outstanding academic achievement of students from Australia and around the world. The University is also committed to providing access to students who might otherwise be excluded by socio-economic, cultural, geographic and other disadvantages, and we offer a range of opportunities for those applicants.
The International Undergraduate Scholarships provides 100%-fee remission scholarships valued up to approximately $126,000; for the normal duration of an undergraduate degree; or 50% fee remission scholarships valued up to approximately $63,000 for the normal duration of an undergraduate degree; or $10,000 fee remission in the first year of an undergraduate degree. The International Postgraduate Coursework Awards provide between 25% and 100% remission of tuition fees.
Campuses of University of Melbourne are Parkville, Burnley, Creswick, Dookie, Shepparton, Southbank and Werribee. The university’s 19-hectare main campus is in Parkville, close to the centre of Melbourne. Among specialist campuses elsewhere are the rural campuses of the Faculty of Land and Food Resources, clinical campuses at major hospitals in Melbourne and Shepparton, and the Veterinary Science campus at Werribee. The Melbourne Business School and the Victorian College of the Arts are affiliated with the university. The university’s cultural assets include the extensive art collection housed in the award-winning Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne University Publishing and its high-quality imprint Miegunyah Press, and the Melbourne Theatre Company.
The University of Melbourne Courses:
Agriculture, Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Fine Arts, Music, Oral Health, Science, Environmental Horticulture
Graduate School of Business and Economics, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Melbourne Business School, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Melbourne Dental School, Melbourne Graduate School of Education Melbourne Graduate School of Science, Melbourne Medical School, Melbourne School of Design, Melbourne School of Engineering, Melbourne School of Graduate Research, Melbourne School of Information, Melbourne School of Land and Environment, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, Melbourne School of Population Health, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, Melbourne School of Veterinary Science, Office of Environmental Programs, Victorian College of Arts.