The University of Melbourne unfortunately dropped three places in the world rankings this year, placing 41st in the world. Also a member of the Group of Eight, it bears the title of being the highest ranked Australian university for both academic and employer reputation and ranks in the world top 30 for both.
The university of Melbourne has also performed well in the international student’s indicator and international students make up 42 percent of its student population, coming from more than 130 countries.
Melbourne offers students a unique experience with a lot more than just the regular academic programs. The main Parkville campus is close to transport, cafes, shopping, arts and sports venues and accommodation.
Students will find a bevy of cultural activities on campus here, be it theatre, comedy, film or public lectures, and with over 200 affiliated clubs and societies, ranging from Chess Club to Women in Science and Engineering it is easy to find people with matching interests by joining
Sports enthusiasts are well catered for too, with a 25-metre six-lane heated indoor pool, athletics track and sports field, and a large strength and fitness gym.