Our Study Melbourne Hub Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant space where you can learn more about studying in Melbourne, make new friends, and thrive as an international student.

Attend free events, activities and programs to expand your network and enhance your career opportunities.

Access hot desks, meeting rooms of various sizes and free WiFi.

Enjoy a free coffee and get tips on everything about studying in Victoria.

Go on a tour of our new Hub with our Education Services Director Vietnam, Chau Ngo.

About the Hub

Visit the Study Melbourne Hub Ho Chi Minh City to discover a vibrant and friendly space alive with opportunities to experience Melbourne.

The Hub is located on the dynamic Dien Bien Phu street with study areas, meeting rooms and free Wi-Fi. You can experience a ‘Melbourne’ moment viewing our graffiti laneway mural while enjoying a free tea or coffee.

Students enrolled at Victorian institutions can bring their own devices and connect to the Hub's Wi-Fi network to access online learning from Victorian education providers.

You can register for free events on career development, entrepreneurship, leadership and global connections.

If you are considering Melbourne as a study destination, the Hub is the perfect place to find out why Melbourne is Australia’s best student city.

The Hub is also available for Victorian education and service providers to organise and host activities and events to support students in South East Asia.

Study spaces and meeting rooms

Studying in a Melbourne tram
Hub entrance
Study spaces
Hot desks
Group study
Event space
Graffiti wall in kitchen
Communal spaces

Hub location

The Study Melbourne Hub Ho Chi Minh City is located right in the centre of District 3, on Dien Bien Phu street.

The building has motorbike parking in the basement and cars can be parked in front of the lobby.

There are several bus lines near the Hub, including bus numbers 4, 152, 36 and 93.

Opening hours:

8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday (Saturday for booked events)

Address:

Level 4, Circo Building 222 Dien Bien Phu Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Level 4, Circo Building 222 Dien Bien Phu Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Hub events

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Hub FAQs

Read for answers to some of the frequently asked questions about the Study Melbourne Hub HCMC.

Booking

Can students just drop in without a booking?

Yes, if there are available spaces. We will require students to complete a form on arrival and show proof of enrolment with a Victorian education provider. However, we recommend students to make a reservation in advance in case there are pop-up events which may cause any inconvience.

Can students book multiple dates to visit?

Yes, please list all the dates when you fill in the application form.

How can students make a group booking to study online courses together?

We encourage a group leader to book the facility at the Hub reception or via email: hochiminh@studymelbourne.vic.gov.au three business days ahead, then every group member needs to fill in the form individually upon request (8 students maximum). Student ID cards or other related documentation will also be checked before entering the Hub.

Do students need to pay a fee for using the Hub?

The Hub is free for all Victorian students and alumni to use.

Facilities and events

Who can use the Hub facilities?

The Study Melbourne Hub Ho Chi Minh City is open to students, parents, alumni, education and service providers to visit. Hub facilities are for use by students over 18 years of age who are currently and previously enrolled with a Victorian education provider. Identification is required when you arrive at the Hub (see below for details).

What services and equipment are provided?

  • Quiet study space with the capacity of hosting 150 people at the same time.
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi, free coffee and water.
  • Information and advice about studying and living in Victoria.
  • Referrals to student support services offered by the student’s individual Victorian education provider.
  • Study Melbourne events and activities designed to enhance employment options, social connection, and student empowerment (please check the Hub calendar for schedule).
  • Education provider run events and activities designed to connect with and support currently enrolled students or engage with alumni and future students (please check the Hub calendar for schedule).
  • 2 Meeting Rooms, each one contains 8 chairs with one table, TV and video conferencing system equipped (please check the Hub calendar for schedule).
  • 2 Recording Booths for private meeting (please check the Hub calendar for schedule).

Are the meeting rooms available for students to use?

If you need to use the meeting room & recording booth for online learning, please contact us for booking at the Hub Reception or via email: hochiminh@studymelbourne.vic.gov.au

Can students access accommodation or visa services through the hub?

No, the Hub does not provide accommodation or visa services. Students must seek their own independent accommodation and visa advice.

Who can host an event at the Hub?

Victorian education providers or students can use the Hub to host events and activities to support their students. Please note that the Hub is not for any commercial use. We encourage you to discuss your event plan with the Hub staff through hochiminh@studymelbourne.vic.gov.au.

Visiting the Hub

What are the opening hours?

The Hub operates from 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM Monday to Friday (Saturday is granted for booked events).

Can students’ parents visit the Hub?

If students’ parents would like to visit the Hub to see the facilities, we encourage them to book and sign-in with the student.

What documents can be used for identification?

The following can be used for identification and proof of enrollment with a Victorian education provider (provide at least one):

  • Student ID Card/ Student Alumni Card
  • Offer Letter from a Victorian education provider
  • Certificate of Enrollment/ Graduation
  • Academic records

Is food allowed in the Hub?

To ensure a clean and healthy environment for students, we do not allow food in working space, meeting rooms & recording booths. However, the Hub has a pantry space - with microwave & kitchen sinks provided, where students can enjoy food and drink. Also, please note that smelly food will not be allowed in the Hub.

Are pets allowed in the Hub?

Building management does not allow pets so we cannot let our students bring pets to the Hub.

What are the directions to the Hub?

The address is on Level 4, Circo Building, 222 Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward Vo Thi Sau, District 3, HCM City.

What parking is available at the Hub?

We provide parking space for bikes & motorbikes. Please enter the basement in ground B1 and B2. For cars, please check with the security on the ground floor to be parked in front of the lobby (subject to availability).

How does the Hub provide a COVID-safe environment?

The Study Melbourne Hub Ho Chi Minh City will provide a COVID-safe environment by complying with all protocols and preconditions set by the relevant local Government and adhering to the public health advice and directions set by the local authorities.

The Hub will be regularly cleaned and sanitized every day, and the declaration of medical online will be required for anyone entering the Hub.

To maintain a COVID-safe environment for all stakeholders attending the Hub, capacity limits per day will be managed to enable social distancing. This will reduce the overall number of attendees present in the Hub at one time.

Appropriate booking and registration systems will be used to manage daily numbers and will assist with contact tracing efforts when required.

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For Industry

The Study Melbourne Hub Ho Chi Minh City is also available for Victorian education sector stakeholders (i.e. education providers, educators and EdTech companies) to organise and hold activities and events to support student and international partner engagement.

For more information about connecting with a Study Hub, please visit our Industry page.