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  • La Trobe University Mildura Campus
  • Monash University School of Rural Health
  • Sunraysia Institute of TAFE

Study and work in one of Australia’s fastest growing inland centres, on the edge of Australia's famous outback. Visit the wineries, orchards, flower gardens or take a ride down the 'mighty' Murray River.

Mildura is a busy region with a variety of industries, from agriculture to engineering and computer technology. With about 50,000 residents, it has excellent educational, sporting and community facilities and offers a lower cost of living than larger cities.

Study in Mildura

La Trobe University Mildura Campus

The Mildura campus of La Trobe University offers undergraduate and postgraduate study.

La Trobe shares facilities with the Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. The university's Mildura campus offers include education, arts, nursing, business and health science. There are education pathways from Sunraysia TAFE to La Trobe University.

Read about International students on the Latrobe University website.

Monash University School of Rural Health

Monash University School of Rural Health is the Mildura Regional Clinical School. The school is located at the Mildura Base Hospital. The school features small group sizes. Students can become part of the health services team and gain practical clinical experience.

Read more about studying at Monash on the International student applications page on the Monash University website.

Sunraysia Institute of TAFE

Many international students choose to study at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE (SuniTAFE) in Mildura because it offers award-winning training, affordable campus accommodation, small class settings and individual attention.

If you want to be a chef or run a restaurant, care for young children, diagnose and fix mechanical problems, keep track of business finances, set up an IT network or manage a large horticulture property, SuniTAFE has a qualification and expert teachers to help get you there.

SuniTAFE was awarded Australia’s Large Training Provider of the Year in 2019. Its extensive range of courses means you’re sure to find the career or educational pathway that’s just right for you.

It also has a 55 hectare commercial farm that produces irrigated horticulture crops and doubles as a training farm. Its focus on innovation and ag-tech solutions is helping to transform farming enterprises.

Mildura is a welcoming, multicultural place to live, study and work. This small regional city has about 50,000 residents and is located 6 hours (550km) north of Melbourne. With hot summers and mild winters, Mildura has fresh air, blue skies and sunny weather all year round, making it easy to enjoy its many outdoor recreational activities in wide-open spaces.

There are abundant part-time work opportunities available for international students, including in restaurants and cafes, on farms, in hotels and retail shops, and in industry. Many former students have stayed in the area after graduation and even opened their own business!

Mildura is a safe and inclusive community where you can indulge your passions and interests. Practise your English every day, get to know the locals, and connect with sporting teams, clubs, events, volunteer opportunities and more!

Read more on the SuniTAFE International students page.

Student experiences

  • Jiwon Han - Certificate III in Horticulture, Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. Read more.
  • Parveen Sharma - Diploma of Information Technology Networking, Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. Read more.
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