More than 200,000 international students choose to study in Melbourne and Victoria each year.
Study Melbourne works with education agents, educational institutions and a range of industry partners.
Working with our partners, we promote Melbourne, Victoria, as the ultimate study destination for international students and provide support and assistance to students once they arrive.
Explore our Industry section for all the latest information, resources and events to support your international students and the International Education sector.
For the latest information about international student arrivals into Victoria visit our Student Arrivals page.
Study Melbourne Research Partnerships
The $3.6 million International Research Partnerships Program is an initiative under the International Education Short Term Recovery Plan 2020-21 to support strategic international research partnerships, grow market access and strengthen Victoria’s global reputation for education, EdTech and research.
International Education Sector Briefing
The sessions include market intelligence regarding new opportunities, student/agent feedback, competitor activities, changes to education policies and various Victorian Government business development activities.
Global Education Network 2021
Victoria’s global education network promote Victoria as a study destination, provide market intelligence back to the sector, and provide on-the-ground support to Victorian education and training institutions interested in accessing new opportunities and growing their overseas business development activities.
Pathway to Victoria Scholarship Program
The Pathway to Victoria Scholarship Program will help our TAFEs and universities to build a competitive advantage in the global market, rebuild the student pipeline, and protect and grow Victoria’s international education sector.
Study Melbourne Inclusion Program 2021
The International Student Welfare Program is a Victorian Government initiative to fund projects that aim to enhance the experience of international students studying in Victoria.
Global Student Talent Accelerator (GSTAR)
In partnership with Practera, Study Melbourne recently delivered the Global Student Talent Accelerator (GSTAR) Shanghai, a premium four-week work-integrated learning (WIL) program with over July 2021 across 34 projects with more than 170 international students, both onshore and in Shanghai.
Study Melbourne Hubs
The Study Melbourne Hub is available for Victorian education sector stakeholders (including education providers, educators, EdTech companies and agents) to organise and hold different activities and events to support student or partner engagement.
Study Melbourne Hub Shanghai - Launch
The Study Melbourne Hubs will provide a connection point for public and private education providers, educators, agents, and other education stakeholders, facilitating engagement and building Victoria’s brand recognition as a world-class study and education destination.
International Education Advisory Council
The Victorian International Education Advisory Council (IEAC) is a non-statutory committee established by the Minister for Trade to provide advice to the Victorian Government on issues and policies relating to Victoria’s international education sector.
International Education Short-Term Recovery Plan
The International Education Short-Term Recovery Plan outlines a comprehensive package of initiatives that will reset and stimulate the sector.