Melbourne Universities in the CBD and Northern Suburbs

Our Le Student 8 accommodation is close to some of Melbourne’s renowned tertiary institutions, located in the city centre, inner suburbs or northern suburbs.

La Trobe University

Based in Victoria La Trobe University has a proud history of innovation in academic teaching and learning. It has research partnerships with leading organisations worldwide, including NEC Corporation, Microsoft, DuPont and Becton. In the 2009 Sweeney Research Student Report, La Trobe was ranked as the leading Victorian university for student satisfaction.

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is the oldest university in Victoria and the second-oldest in Australia. It has an excellent international reputation and its researchers are at the forefront in a range if fields from human rights law to telecommunications and medical research. Undergraduate courses offer a diverse curriculum structure so graduates can study subjects from multiple disciplines before specialising in a post-graduate degree.


RMIT (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) is one of Australia’s oldest and largest educational institutions, and offers both university and vocational education (TAFE) courses. It has more than 70,000 students studying in Melbourne, Vietnam, online, and at partner institutions throughout the world. Based in Melbourne, RMIT has an international reputation for providing education that responds to the needs of industry and the workforce. RMIT has a vibrant alumni community in more than 100 countries.

Victoria University

With campuses in the Melbourne city centre and western suburbs, Victoria University is one of the largest and most culturally diverse educational institutions in Australia. It attracts nearly 15,000 international students from a student body of 51,000. The university provides a combination of qualifications in vocational education (TAFE) and higher education. It includes flexible learning pathways that enable students to progress from a certificate course through to a postgraduate qualification.

Monash University, Parkville campus

Monash University is Victoria’s second oldest university. Established in 1958, it is now a community of more than 59,000 students and 15,000 staff, and conducts world-renowned research in a range of areas. Monash University Parkville is a leading centre of pharmacy teaching and research. The campus has a vibrant mix of social, cultural and degree-based activities to enhance your university experience. More than 99 per cent of pharmacy graduates get jobs within four months of graduating.

Melbourne Polytechnic

Melbourne Polytechnic offers over 500 nationally accredited courses. Choose from a diverse range of vocational and higher education programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a changing marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses include practical industry experience to give you the best employment outcomes. Based across the northern region of Melbourne, Melbourne Polytechnic has six metropolitan campuses, a rural campus in Ararat, and six training centres.

Kangan Institute of TAFE

Kangan Institute is Victoria’s major training provider for the automotive, aerospace, polymer and transport industries. The institute’s International Department provides a complete education and training service for international students. With almost 300 courses and eight campuses, Kangan Institute can give you the work skills that are in demand both locally and internationally. Kangan’s partnerships with Melbourne universities mean you can transfer from its courses into some degrees and postgraduate areas of study.

William Angliss Institute

William Angliss Institute is a dedicated training provider for the hospitality, tourism and food industries. It provides a range of courses from four-year degrees to Australian Accredited Apprenticeships, and works with industry to develop training that is innovative and relevant. Each year over 15,000 students, including 1000 international students, are trained at the main campus in Melbourne. In 2007, 96% of William Angliss graduates found work or went on to further study within six months of completing their course.

Taylors College

Taylors College is a leading college in Australia and New Zealand that provides specialised programs to prepare students for university. Courses include English study as well as intensive foundation programs for international students who aim to meet the entry requirements for Australian universities. Foundation programs are developed with partner universities, and students who successfully complete the program are guaranteed entry to the university.

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Le Student 8 accommodation is within easy reach of Melbourne universities and colleges. To book your place or find out more, call us on +61 3 9485 0086 or send us an email.