Tradition of excellence
The University of Melbourne has an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Independently-published world rankings consistently place us as a leader in higher education in Australia, the Asia Pacific and around the globe.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Independently-published world rankings consistently place us as a leader in higher education in Australia, the Asia Pacific and around the globe.
Discover our rich and fascinating past. Explore the university's history from its earliest years to the present.
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A proud patron of the Arts, we are home to over 30 stunning galleries, museums, historical and cultural collections. We host a broad range of cultural programs throughout the year, contributing to Melbourne’s lively artistic and cultural life.
The University of Melbourne has a number of prominent alumni in the community spanning many different areas.