The University of Melbourne (VIC)

Location: Level 3, 757 Swanston Street
The University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010
University Switchboard: 13MELB (13 63 52)
University Homepage:

The University of Melbourne has been ranked No. 1 in Australia (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017) and No. 33 in the world overall (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018) and No. 11 in the world for graduate employability (QS World University Rankings 2017-2018).

A main focus of the University of Melbourne is to enhance employability of the university’s students and graduates, enabling them to succeed in their chosen program of study and their future careers.

Melbourne graduates are prominent in political, cultural, academic and business arenas throughout the world. Our graduates are actively recruited by high-profile employers from Australia and around the world for their problem-solving skills, capacity for independent critical thought and leadership potential.

Services and Programs
Host an Employer Information Session on campus ■ Advertise your employment opportunities to students and graduates through our online career portal ■Conduct on campus recruitment interviews ■Build links to student clubs and societies ■ Attend our Careers Fairs ■ Build relationships with faculty ■ Student careers consultations and résumé reviews ■ Advertise your events and programs to students through our online platform ■ Send targeted mail and emails to students ■ Display employer promotional materials on campus  ■ Get involved in our Melbourne Careers Centre events

Interview rooms ■ Lecture theatres ■ Professional exhibition set up for careers fairs

Equity Groups
The university has a wide range of services for equity groups and we are happy to discuss the most effective ways to facilitate access to these students.

Fields of Education
Agriculture/Forestry, Architecture/Building/Design/Environments/Planning, Arts, Computer Science/Information Technology, Fine Arts, Economics/Business/Commerce, Education, Engineering, Environments, Law, Medicine/ Biomedicine/Dentistry/Health Sciences, Music, Science, Veterinary Science.

For a complete listing of degree programs and subjects, please refer to


Manager, Partnership & Opportunity Development
Angela Edwards
T: +61 3 8344 9773

Coordinator, Partnership & Opportunity development 

Becca King
T: +61 3 9035 7766

Project Officer, Partnership & Opportunity development 
Matt Atkins
T: +61 3 8344 9466

2017 Dates

Semester 1: Monday 27 February to Sunday May 28
Semester 2: Monday 24 July to Sunday 22 October
Exam period 1: Monday 5 June to Friday 23 June
Exam period 2: Monday 30 October to Friday 17 November

Employer Visits
On campus presentations provide you with an excellent opportunity to network with targeted student groups while providing detailed information about your organisation, employment opportunities, application process and upcoming recruitment activities.

Our team will book the venue, set up the audio-visual equipment and assist you in ensuring that your event runs smoothly.

In addition to careers fairs and information sessions, other opportunities are available to connect with students. For further information see our website ( or contact one of the staff members listed above.

Careers Fairs
Careers fairs are a highly effective way for employers to:
- Introduce your organisation to prospective graduate employees
- Inform students of employment opportunities within your organisation
- Publicise your recruitment activities and distribute information
- Maintain your profile and students’ awareness of your organisation

The University of Melbourne holds a Graduate Careers Fair annually in March and many other employer activities throughout the year. For more information on these opportunities please visit our website.