The University of Melbourne
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The University of Melbourne Campus Locations
The University of Melbourne currently has 7 campuses located across 1 states. Learn more about each campus and the courses they offer.
Burnley | Burnley Gardens 500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond 3121 VIC
Burnley Campus is renowned for its environmental and ornamental horticultural educational programs. The Campus, set on 13 hectares of ornamental gardens just seven kilometres from the CBD of Melbourne, has a long and esteemed history, celebrating its centenary in 1991. Burnley Campus provides specialist training in a wide range of areas such as urban landscape management, nursery and cut flower production, landscape design and construction, park management, turf management and arboriculture.
Transport: By road, the campus can be entered from Yarra Boulevard, or if coming from the North, from Swan Street. By tram, take the number 70 from Flinders Street to stop number 18. By train, the nearest stations are Burnley (and then tram along Swan Street) or Heyington on the Glen Waverley line. Melway map reference 45 A12.
Creswick | Forest Ecosystem Science Water Street Creswick 3363 VIC
Creswick campus is an important teaching location for the Melbourne School of Land and Environment's forestry courses, perfectly located near a 610 hectare demonstration forest. Adjoining this forest is the 20 hectare campus of Creswick, with its extensive range of tree species, only 15 kilometres of Ballarat. Some of the buildings on the campus were part of the original Creswick goldfields hospital and are significant to Victoria's heritage. For forestry students, the adjacent Victorian Timber Industries Training Centre and Creswick Landcare Centre, allows students access to a training sawmill, nursery and laboratories, and easy access to a diverse range of forests.
Accommodation: Available on campus.
Transport: Creswick township is found on the Midlands Highway between Daylesford and Ballarat. A frequent local bus service runs between Creswick and Ballarat. There is a fast train service to Melbourne from the Ballarat station. By road, follow the signs from the Western Highway between Ballarat and Melbourne. The location of the campus is indicated in Creswick. Turn into Water Street from the main street, with the old Town Hall located on the corner. Melway map reference - 527 B3.
Dookie | 940 Dookie-Nalinga Road Dookie college 3647 VIC
Dookie is a specialist campus and is part of the Melbourne School of Land and Environment (MSLE) at the University of Melbourne. The campus is on the doorstep of the orchard and other intensive horticulture industries of the Goulburn Valley, which is also home to many of the world's largest food processing plants. SPC Ardmona, Rosella, Campbells, IXL, Bonlac, Nestles, Kraft and Snowbrand all operate major plants using the fruit, vegetables and dairy produce of the region. The Dookie Hills are developing an excellent reputation as a wine making region, and are complimented by other gourmet food regions close by in Milewa and the Strathbogie Ranges. Dookie is itself a renowned cropping district, with mixed farming enterprises incorporating sheep and beef cattle production.
Accommodation: Housing service, on-campus accommodation and shared flats.
Transport: Dookie Campus is located off the Midland Highway halfway between the cities of Shepparton and Benalla in central Victoria, and about 200km north of Melbourne. There are limited public transport links, namely a train to Violet Town.
Parkville | 1-100 Grattan Street Parkville 3010 VIC
The University's main campus is in Parkville, an inner city area of parks, and a short walk from central Melbourne. The campus is attractively landscaped with historical buildings, leafy, brick-paved walks, quiet places for study and conversation and spaces for meeting, entertainment and recreation. More than 150 student clubs and societies cater for interests ranging from amateur theatre, music and film to politics, literature and religion. Conveniences include banks, cafes, a milk bar, a food cooperative, a chemist, a hair salon, a travel agent, theatres, museums, galleries, libraries, reading rooms, and various shops offering clothes, sportswear, stationery, and markets selling fruit and vegetables, clothing and general merchandise. Sporting and recreational facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasiums and weight training rooms, squash, tennis and basketball courts, a cricket practice area, a synthetic running track and playing fields.
Accommodation: Housing service, college accommodation and shared flats.
Transport: Public transport is readily available to and from Parkville campus. Trams and buses are right on the doorstep, with a train service nearby. Contact Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007 for the best way to travel. Car parking is not free and is limited by permit. Further private car parks are located around the campus perimeters and surrounding areas. Melway reference - map 2B C6.
Shepparton | 49 Graham Street Shepparton 3630 VIC
Accommodation: A range of multi-room units, mostly self-contained.
Transport: Shepparton is in the centre of the Goulburn Valley, 200 kilometres north of Melbourne on the Goulburn Valley Highway. It is approximately two-and-a-half hours by train or coach from Melbourne.
Southbank | 234 St Kilda Road Southbank Melbourne 3006 VIC
Studies in the Faculty of the VCA and Music span across two campuses close to the centre of Melbourne cultural and artistic life. The Southbank campus offers purpose built facilities in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct, nestled between the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne Recital Centre, and the Australian Ballet and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. The Parkville campus comprises unique teaching and performance facilities for music including the grand 350-seat Melba Hall, and is home to all the residential, learning and social facilities of the University.
Transport: Train (Flinders Street Station), tram (St Kilda Road), and bus (Melbourne/Brighton Lines).
Werribee | 250 Princes Highway Werribee 3030 VIC
The University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital is one of Australia's leading veterinary hospital facilities, based in Werribee.par The hospital provides veterinary care to the community via the general practice (primary and preventative care), referral practice (for veterinarians), emergency and critical care services and an equine centre.par The facility operates like a large veterinary practice contained within world-class facilities. The team of caring and highly-qualified veterinary staff treat over 17,000 animals each year which is supported by a dedicated veterinary nurses, specialist technicians and administrative staff. The hospital employs over 40 registered veterinarians from interns to senior veterinary registrars.par As well as the general practice, the hospital provides specialist veterinary services in surgery, anaesthesia, radiology, neurology and clinical pathology.par The emergency and critical care department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Accommodation: Kendall Hall is a convenient on-campus accommodation option for veterinary science students, staff, seminar and conference attendees and visiting academics.