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What's on City of Melbourne

Higher education

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Melbourne is considered the leading city for superior quality in tertiary institutions not only in Australia, but also in the international arena.

Student Welcome Desk

International students receive a warm welcome and information on living and studying in Melbourne.

Research areas


Petri dish with yellow and orange spores

Melbourne is recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in medical research including clinical trials, stem cell research and cancer therapies.

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Doctor with stethoscope in hand

Melbourne is home to a number of well regarded public and private hospitals and medical research institutions.

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The City of Melbourne supports a thriving information, communication and technology (ICT) industry - from start-ups to world-famous brands.

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A wide variety of research data is available for public use, along with strategy publications and reports. Key data includes demographics and city usage mapping.

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