The University of Melbourne welcomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to all of our courses and programs. The University currently has around 180 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Just over 100 Indigneous students are enrolled in an undergraduate program and some 90 are enrolled in a graduate degree. We provide a range of specific support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and our completion rates are very high. The Murrup Barak, Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development provides support to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled, as well as those wishing to apply for a place at the University of Melbourne. With a dedicated team of student support professionals, we offer information, advice and support on a wide range of academic, cultural and personal matters to help make your transition to University studies easier.
Please contact us here at Murrup Barak by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in to the Centre at the Old Physics Building (Building 128), The University of Melbourne 3010 VIC or alternativley contact Murrup Barak Reception
Phone: +61 3 8344 7722
Hear from current Indigenous Melbourne University students about their experiences
Your first degree
If you’re currently studying for the VCE or an equivalent qualification, you’ll apply for an undergraduate degree at the University. Our undergraduate degrees offer more than 80 major fields of study in total. For more information about your first degree, click here.
Graduate courses at the University are offered through our Graduate Schools and provide you with a professional, stimulating and supportive environment for your graduate education. For further inforamtion about graduate studies, click here.
Courses for Indigenous Students
The University of Melbourne offers both first degree and graduate programs targetted at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
Courses offered as a first degree include the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) and the Bachelor of Commerce (Extended).
For further information about the Extended programs follow this link
The University offers a Graduate Certiciate in Indigenous Research and Leadership targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
For information about the Graduate Programs in Indigenous Research follow this link
A new pathway for students from regional Victoria
A new program called the Diploma of General Studies will be offered for the first time in 2013. The program is based at the Dookie campus near Shepparton and nearby locations, it offers students in the Hume region the opportunity to begin their tertiary studies closer to home, family and friends. Students enrolled in the general Studies course can study science, commerce, environments or agriculture as a sample for Melbourne bachelor degrees.
For further information about the Diploma of General Studies: follow this link