City Snapshot

Melbourne really does have it all. Not only has the Victorian capital been named one of the world’s most liveable cities several times in a row, but it also offers something for everyone: a thriving arts and culture scene; bustling streets filled with restaurants, cafes, bars and boutiques; awesome nightlife; fun indoor activities and outdoor adventures; and some of the best educational institutions in the world. You’ll never run out of things to do and places to visit during your time living in Melbourne, and as Australia’s top-ranked student city, you’re bound to have an incredible study experience too.

Melbourne, Victoria

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Best known for
Melbourne's arts and culture scene, Laneways, passion for sports and coffee are all world-renowned. Landmarks of the city include the bustling Federation Square, packed with museums and the busy Flinders Street Station, Luna Park's distinctive entryway and funky St Kilda Beach.
Where to Study
With the 10 universities that call Melbourne home, it’s no wonder the city is a hotspot for young professionals. Offering world-class education, training and research, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, and an innovative technology ecosystem, Melbourne has a range of diverse study options for every student.
Public Transport
Melbourne’s public transport system is envied across Australia. With 244km of tram lines weaving through the city and surrounds, you’re only a short (and sometimes free) ride away from your next lecture, tutorial or coffee catch-up.

Around Melbourne

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Carlton & Fitzroy

Carlton and Fitzroy offer a buzzing urban lifestyle. Wander down Brunswick and Lygon Streets and their side streets to find markets,... Read More

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Brunswick & Northcote

Just a few train stops out of Melbourne’s CBD are two of the most diverse and trendy areas renowned for cheap eats, great drinking... Read More


Prahran, Windsor & St Kilda

Though small in size, both Prahran and Windsor are widely known as top shopping and dining destinations thanks to their shared major... Read More

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Melbourne City Centre

The heart of Melbourne is an exciting maze of things to explore. Wander through laneways and uncover hidden gems, from bars and street... Read More

Articles About Melbourne


Explainer: How Will Victoria’s Reopening Plan Work?
Melbourne and regional Victoria have been under pretty strict restrictions for the past few months in an effort to curb a significant... Read More


Living in Victoria and Struggling to Pay Your Rent? Here’s Where to Find Support
The global pandemic has seen massive changes in everyone’s lives – especially when it comes to employment and housing. Without a secure... Read More


What do the New Restrictions in Melbourne Mean?
Interstate border closures and reopenings have made for a very confusing time, especially if you’re trying to plan a trip away during the... Read More