More than 180,000 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.
BRIN-Victoria Research And Innovation Forum
The Victorian Government, through Study Melbourne, delivered the BRIN-Victoria Research and Innovation Forum in Jakarta on 21-22 February. The Forum was delivered in partnership with BRIN, the Indonesian Government’s principal research agency, and was a key opportunity for Victorian universities to showcase their higher degree research programs.
Vietnam-Australia Education Cooperation Forum
The State Government of Victoria was pleased to host the Vietnam-Australia Education Cooperation Forum on Friday 2 December, as part of the official visit to Australia by the President of Vietnam’s National Assembly, Dr Vuong Dinh Hue.
Study Melbourne Inclusion Program
The Study Melbourne Inclusion Program (SMIP) forms part of Victoria's International Education Recovery Plan 2025 to support international students in Victoria.
Victoria’s Commitment to Action
Through Victoria’s Commitment to Action (the Commitment), the Victorian Government is working with employers, industry bodies and education providers to address employment barriers and promote post-study pathways for global talent.
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.
Study Melbourne Research Partnerships pitches
The Victorian Government through Study Melbourne is investing in international research partnerships to strengthen international connections, attract global talent to Victoria and support global research excellence.
Melbourne crowned Australia’s best student city
Melbourne has climbed another position to rank 5th in the world following the release of the QS best student city rankings 2023. This makes Melbourne Australia's number 1 student city for the 8th year in a row.
Melbourne, Australia’s most liveable city!
Melbourne has again topped the list as Australia’s most liveable city and the 10th most liveable city in the world in the recent Global Liveability Index 2022 released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Monash No.1 World Rank Confirms Victorian Excellence
Victoria’s excellence in taking world-leading research and developing life-changing medicines has been confirmed in a landmark ranking that names Monash University as the global leader in the field.
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