Study and work in one of Australia’s fastest growing inland centres, on the edge of Australia's famous outback. Mildura is a tranquil getaway by the Murray River, with a laid-back outdoor lifestyle and plenty of sunshine. Visitors can enjoy paddleboating on the river, try the famous local food and wine, experience the vibrant culture, or explore Mungo National Park's ancient landscapes.

Mildura is a welcoming, multicultural place to live, study and work. The region has about 50,000 residents and is located 550km north-west 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.

The region has a variety of industries, from agriculture to engineering and tourism, and has an annual food production output worth more than $1.3 billion. 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.

Mildura is a safe and inclusive community where you can indulge your passions and interests. It has excellent educational, sporting and community facilities and offers a lower cost of living than larger cities. Practise your English every day, get to know the locals, and connect with sporting teams, clubs, events, volunteer opportunities and more.

Study in Mildura

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.

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

It also has a 30 hectare commercial farm that produces irrigated horticulture crops and doubles as a training farm. The SMART Farm focus on innovation and ag-tech solutions is helping to transform farming enterprises.

Read more on the SuniTAFE International students page.

La Trobe University Mildura Campus

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

La Trobe is co-located with Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. The university's Mildura campus offers include education, nursing and health science. There are education pathways from SuniTAFE to La Trobe University.

Read about International students on the La Trobe 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.

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