Living at College is an ideal place to focus on furthering your studies. To be part of a thriving intellectual community that has the programs and people to make all the difference in advancing your career.

Academic support

Tutorial programs, support and professional mentoring will challenge you academically and help you succeed at your studies.

Be part of a leading institution

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with international rankings consistently placing it as Australia’s leading institution and number 32 in the world.

Networking and career opportunities

Contacts made with Alumni, leadership opportunities and unique job skill programs will help give your career the edge.


Live and learn with other students who are all striving for excellence. Rich friendships and access to lifelong professional networks will remain an important part of your life long after you move on from College.


Living so close to the University in superb facilities lets you balance the demands of graduate study with the social and work aspects of your life.

  • Private and spacious, most graduate accommodation at College has been purpose built in the last few years. Some Colleges provide studio, one- or two-bedroom apartments, equipped with ensuite bathroom and small kitchenette.
  • Others have detached houses or larger apartments in which you share a bathroom, kitchen and other communal areas with graduate students.
  • While some Colleges offer graduates accommodation that is similar to the undergraduates.
  • You can find information on the types of accommodation available at each College here.


Find out about College fees for Graduates here.

Scholarships and other financial support

  • Over half of our current graduate residents receive some form of financial assistance from their College.
  • In fact, all graduates who apply for a College place are eligible for financial support, such as a scholarship, bursary or as part of a tutor employment scheme.
  • Each College has different scholarships and financial assistance available. Find out more here.
  • Some faculties and graduate schools also offer accommodation scholarships in partnership with the Colleges. For more information, speak directly with your faculty, graduate school or College.
  • You may also be eligible for a University-wide scholarship that provides a living allowance and can be used to cover your College fees. A list of these scholarships can be found on the University’s website.
How to apply

Once you have made a decision about which College is right for you, the next thing to do is apply. We have made applying easy by providing three simple steps to assist you.

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Fees and Scholarships

We are committed to ensuring College is accessible to students from all backgrounds and offer a range of financial aid programs that may assist you – including scholarships, bursaries and employment opportunities.

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