Melbourne is Australia's Best Student City
Melbourne, a vibrant and diverse city, has been recognised as Australia's Best Student City and is one of the top student cities globally in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking for 2024.
Melbourne is home to Australia’s highest ranked university – The University of Melbourne!
According to the 2024 QS World University Rankings, Australia has 3 universities in the world’s top 20, with the University of Melbourne leading the way at #14. This is the highest place any Australian university has achieved since the rankings began!
Melbourne, Australia’s most liveable city!
Melbourne’s not only Australia’s most liveable city, but is now the 3rd most liveable city in the world! Melbourne has moved up seven ranks on this year’s Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2023.
Extended post-study work rights
From 1 July 2023, international higher education graduates with eligible qualifications will be granted an extra two years of post-study work rights. The allowable work hours cap for international students will also be increased from 40 hours to 48 hours per fortnight effective 1 July 2021.
Study Melbourne Ambassador Program 2023
The 2023 Study Melbourne Ambassador program offers a chance to grow your network and develop valuable leadership and marketing skills.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 have just been released and Victoria now boasts two universities in the top 50!
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists for the Victorian International Education Awards 2021-22
These prestigious awards showcase and recognise Victoria’s most outstanding international students, alumni and providers who champion international education in Victoria and across the globe.
Victoria's International Education Recovery Plan 2025
Victoria’s International Education Recovery Plan 2025, launched on 6 September 2022, establishes a vision of Victoria as a global leader in education, recognised for quality, innovation and inclusion.
Victoria's Skilled Migration Program is now open
Open to applicants living in Victoria and overseas, Live in Melbourne's program provides skilled migrants with a pathway to permanent residency in Victoria. The skills that successful applicants bring to Victoria benefit employers and the broader Victorian economy.
The University of Melbourne is ranked the top university in Australia
The University of Melbourne is ranked the top university in Australia and 32nd in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for 2022.