Welcome to Melbourne, Australia’s best student city.

Whether you are a returning student, or new to Victoria, we are here to help you get the most out of student life in Melbourne and Victoria.

Study Melbourne offers international students free and confidential support services, cultural experiences, social events and employability programs that enable you to thrive during your studies.

If you’ve just arrived, read our handy checklist for a summary of what you need to do when you first touch down.


You can find so many things to explore and experience as a student in Melbourne and Victoria. There’s something for everyone in Melbourne and beyond, including lots of free and fun things to do.

Join Study Melbourne’s free events and programs to build job readiness skills, discover new experiences, make new friends, and build your networks. Check our events calendar for ideas or visit the City of Melbourne’s What’s On and Visit Victoria webpage.

Join Study Melbourne’s  free events and programs  to discover new experiences, make new friends, and build your networks.


You can find programs and support services for international students through your education provider, your local council, and through student and community groups throughout Victoria.

Our friendly, multi-lingual staff at the Study Melbourne Hub can also help. We can answer your questions about health, accommodation, safety, work rights and managing your finances.

Contact the Hub by email or call 1800 056 449.

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