Study Melbourne ensures you get the most out of your study adventure. Study Melbourne is a Victorian Government initiative providing support and information to the international student community to ensure your study experience is the best it can possibly be.


Use Study Melbourne’s MyStory to learn what makes Melbourne the most liveable city in the world and Victoria a remarkable place to study in.

Build your own Melbourne story by navigating the many options available. Create a personalised video experience about the life that awaits you in Melbourne. It’s the perfect way to virtually immerse yourself in Melbourne and start your adventure before your new life begins!

Student Welcome Desk at Melbourne Airport

A warm welcome is waiting for you as soon as you fly into Melbourne!

The friendly student volunteers at the Student Welcome Desk can offer you information, support and orientation advice.

Don’t forget to grab your FREE welcome pack containing your very own copy of Insider Guides: International Student Guide To Melbourne as well as a Vodafone SIM card loaded with $10 credit and 1GB of data.


Find the Student Welcome Desk at Travellers Information Service, International Arrivals Hall, Ground Floor, Terminal 2, Melbourne Airport.

study melbourne student welcome desk

Unlock Melbourne app

Unlock all that Melbourne has to offer using the Unlock Melbourne app, which was created by Study Melbourne and designed specifically for international students arriving in the city. You can complete daily tasks, unlock information about the world’s most liveable city, and really live like a local.

For more information visit the Study Melbourne website.

Study Melbourne Student Centre

We can also help international students to access services in the community.

The Study Melbourne Student Centre provides a welcoming place for all international students in Victoria:

  • Study spaces and free facilities such as Wi-Fi and computers
  • General information and help with accommodation, health, employment and legal problems
  • Support services in many languages
  • Free interpreting services
  • Crisis assistance (caseworkers available)
  • Free meet-up events and activities
  • Free legal advice about workplace rights.


599 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne.

Study Melbourne Student Centre

Study Melbourne LIVE

Explore, make friends, get involved in community activities, get workplace experience, become a leader. Study Melbourne’s LIVE initiative offers opportunities for all international students studying in Victoria.

If you want some assistance with finding a job or want some general employment advice, Study Melbourne also offers work readiness workshops, online webinars, and one-to-one resume checking sessions — and they’re all completely free. Study Melbourne LIVE is the perfect way to complement your studies in Victoria while making new connections, friends, and skills that will last a lifetime.

The Victorian International Education Awards

At the end of each year, Study Melbourne runs the Victorian International Education Awards, which supports the international education sector. Their goal is to celebrate the valuable contributions international students make in Victoria.

You can read about the experiences of past winners of the award on the Study Melbourne website.

Connect with Study Melbourne by visiting the website, signing up to the monthly Study Melbourne email newsletter, or joining the Study Melbourne Facebook group for onshore students.

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