Our unique structure, called the Melbourne Operating Model, streamlines the way staff work at the University of Melbourne. Featuring two interdependent areas – Chancellery and Academic Divisions – it aims to harness expertise and maximise efficiency for the ultimate benefit of improved teaching and learning, research outcomes, and engagement.

Faculties and graduate schools

The two interdependent areas

Academic Divisions

Made up of our faculties, graduate schools, research institutes and industry partners, the Academic Divisions lead the delivery of our teaching and learning, research and engagement activities.

Chancellery

Chancellery develops the overall strategy for the University, setting policy directions, allocating capital, building capability and acting as custodian of the University’s brand.