Learn more about the resources available to graduate students at the University of Melbourne.
Student IT Services
Support your online learning and digital capabilities
Book a space
Book a research, study or activity space on campus
Graduate study spaces in the 1888 Building
Find out where graduate students can study and hang out in the 1888 building
Tenured study spaces
A limited number of tenured study spaces (TSS) are available in the 1888 Building for currently enrolled eligible graduate researchers.
Museums and galleries
The University of Melbourne offers a wide range of museums and galleries exploring everything from contemporary art, classics and archaeology, medical and dental history, music and the sciences.
Apply for University Accommodation, find off-campus housing, or get housing and tenancy advice.
Transport and parking
Find out how to get to our campuses, with information about cycling, parking and public transport.
The Research Gateway is a single point of entry for finding research services and resources available at the University of Melbourne.
The Researcher Development Unit (RDU)
The RDU is a resource for all members of the University of Melbourne research community, including graduate researchers, research-only academics, early and mid-career academics, established scholars, faculty research office staff and other professional colleagues.
Graduate Research Hub
Guides for all graduate researchers, resources and information from orientation to graduation
Graduate Researcher Network Facebook Group
The Graduate Researcher Network is designed to help graduate researchers at the University of Melbourne succeed in their candidature while building new friendships and connections across disciplines.
University of Melbourne Library website
Visit the library in any of its locations across several campuses for information, to use a PC, or to study. Our online resources are available 24 hours.
Researcher @ Library
Library resources to support researchers at the University of Melbourne
Book a consultation with a librarian
Consult a University of Melbourne librarian for advice on topics such as searching, referencing, publishing, or managing data
Shut Up and Write
Shut Up & Write sessions are part of a worldwide movement. They’re regular, structured social writing sessions, designed to overcome research student isolation while helping you beat procrastination. Graduate students can use these sessions to write well and write together, providing moral support and motivation.
Thesis Writing Bootcamp
The Thesis Bootcamp is an intensive three-day writing program, with a selection of thesis-specific support and opportunities for social connection each day.
The Academic Skills Unit
Academic Skills provides a range of resources and services to help you identify which skills you might need to work on, and choose a strategy or approach that works for you.
University of Melbourne exam information
Everything you need to know about your exams — when they will be, how to prepare, and what to do on exam day.
Alternative exam arrangements
Alternative Exam Arrangements (AEAs) are study adjustments granted to students who require changes to the scheduled conditions or format of an exam.
Over a 12-week period you will meet like-minded individuals, explore key leadership themes, delve deep into your reflections and those of your teammates in peer mentoring circles, and run a project to apply your learnings. LEAD is a fast paced and fully immersive program, led by an experienced leadership facilitator who will take your leadership skills to the next level.
Transition to employment program
If you are serious about developing a successful career and want to upgrade your career management skills, come along to the next GSA Transition To Employment Workshops and additional webinars.
Student Vacancies at GSA
Find available roles for students at GSA
Find a mentor
Guidance from a mentor can help you to get the most out of your study and expand your knowledge of future options and job-seeking strategies.
Studying overseas is an unforgettable experience offering a wide range of benefits – experience new cultures, develop valuable skills and prepare for a global future.
Speak to a Unimelb careers advisor
The university has a dedicated team of career advisers are here to assist you with all your careers and employability questions.
Univeristy of Melbourne careers and support
Whether you’re exploring your employment options, crafting your resume and cover letter, or applying for an internship—we’re here to equip you with the services you need to develop your career.
Visit our International students page for more information about resources.
International student support appointment
Stop 1 provides a range of assistance, advice and information for international students.
International Student Ambassador (ISA) Program
The International Student Ambassador (ISA) Program is a volunteer program within UMSU International. It aims to actively engage students, both international and local, with volunteering and leadership opportunities.
International student FAQ
Find out everything you need to know about studying in Australia at the Univeristy of Melbourne
Overseas student health cover (OSHC)
With a few exceptions, The Department of Home Affairs requires almost all student visa applicants to have OSHC.
International student webinars
Learn more about life in Melbourne – from academic skills and career pathways, to the city’s unique culture and accommodation options.
The International Graduate Student Well-being Group (ISGWG)
ISGWG aims to support graduate international students by looking after their health and well-being. They invite health care professionals and work closely alongside to educate their members and to increase their familiarity with the health care system and better utilise care and support where needed.
Comprehensive, free guides for international students, carefully researched and created by expert locals and fellow international students. Learn more about your new Australian city and how to enjoy your time studying in Australia.
Overseas Students Australia
Everything you need to know about studying in Australia in one platform
Student events by Study Melbourne
An essential guide for student events in Melbourne and surrounding areas.
Book a financial aid appointment with a Unimelb advisor
Our advisers can help you to stay on top of your finances while you study.
Student loans and grants
Find out about the University’s financial assistance options for currently enrolled students.
The University of Melbourne community offers a wide range of scholarships. Every scholarship has different eligibility criteria, so there’s more than likely one that you’re eligible for.
Student Fresh Boxes
The University of Melbourne is offering free meal packs to support students. As part of the University’s Free Meal Program, students can now order and collect a Student Fresh Box containing 5kg of high-quality fresh fruits and vegetables. The produce selection is locally sourced from Australian producers and is enough to last a week.
Centrelink is a government organisation that provides financial assistance to eligible students.
Foodbank Meals and Groceries
Foodbank is Australia’s largest food relief organization, playing a vital role in supporting front line charities by addressing hunger and food insecurity. Through the redistribution of surplus food and the provision of resources and educational programs, Foodbank Australia empowers individuals and communities to overcome food poverty while ensuring access to nutritious meals.
Join Nila on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm to boost your artistic confidence, develop ways to deepen and nurture your mental, emotional and physical connection to the practices and develop your own rock star artistic skills.
Each Monday at 5.30pm GSA offers graduate students free online Yoga Classes. Classes are suitable for both beginners and those with a little more experience.
If you need a reminder to get moving and do something good for your mind and body – this is it! GSA is providing graduate students free Pilates classes each Thursday at 5.30pm – for those needing something more physical. Classes are suitable for both beginners and those with a little more experience.
GSA offers free meditation sessions, each Wednesday at 5.30pm. You’ll learn how to quiet your mind and become more aware of the present moment. Classes are suitable for both beginners and those with a little more experience.
- Mental health resources (CAPS – Counselling and Psychological Services, workshops and online resources)
- Health services (health clinic, eye clinic, dental clinic, audio and speech pathology clinic)
- Wellbeing services (food relief, faith and spiritual welfare and welfare during exams)
Sport and fitness facilities at the University of Melbourne
Our facilities are considered some of the best in Melbourne and provide a wide range of fitness and sport options. Join a gym, attend fitness classes and more!
Book a medical Appointment at the Univeristy of Melbourne Health Service
We offer experienced medical doctors and nurses with a depth of knowledge relevant to student medical issues.
University of Melbourne Dental Clinic
With six specialties as well as general dentistry available in the one location, our multi-disciplinary team collaborate together to make treatment recommendations that facilitate quality patient care.
University of Melbourne Eyecare Clinic
Eye assessments, discounted glasses and contact lenses
University of Melbourne Audiology and Speech Pathology Clinic
We offer a complete range of hearing assessment and aural rehabilitation for children and adults. Access to specialist medical consultation is available when required.
Faith and spiritual care
Students and staff from all faiths – or of no faith – are welcome to make contact with a chaplain to talk about your life, matters of faith and spirituality, or to find out more about their faith tradition.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
The University of Melbourne provides free, confidential, short-term professional counselling to currently enrolled domestic and international students and staff. We are committed to providing quick access to support for those in need.
Student equity and disability support
Provides advice and support to students who need ongoing support with their studies, so you can receive equitable participation and allow you to reach your full potential.
Students with ongoing medical conditions
If you have a chronic or permanent health condition (physical and/or mental health), you may be eligible to Register for ongoing support for your studies.
If you are a student with carer responsibilities, you may be eligible to register for ongoing support for your studies.
A UK-based website and app, this website has useful information about how mindfulness meditation can help improve sleep and reduce stress. There are free trials available alongside paid meditation packages focused on specific themes such as insomnia.
Download this app for free daily meditations.
GSA parents on campus report
Read more about what GSA is doing to support parents on campus
1888 Building family rooms
We have bookable family rooms available here in the 1888 building. To find out more and to book a room click on the link above.
Other family rooms on campus
For parents who need some private space on campus, there are a number of parent rooms/breastfeeding rooms available to current students and staff.
Childcare on campus
The University of Melbourne provides long day care and kindergarten programs for children of staff, students and alumni, as well as children from the wider community.
You can contact University Security at any time by calling 03 8344 6666. In any life-threatening situation, always call Victorian emergency services first via 000.
Report sexual misconduct
You are encouraged to report any form of sexual misconduct that you may have experienced, seen or heard about. A report refers to making disclosure or making a complaint to the University
Counselling and Psychological Services
The University of Melbourne Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides free, confidential, short-term professional counselling to currently enrolled students and staff.
University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) Legal Service
The UMSU Legal Service is a specialist community legal centre that provides free and confidential legal advice to all currently enrolled students of the University of Melbourne.
University Health Service
The Health Service offers experienced medical doctors and nurses, with a depth of knowledge relevant to student medical issues.
Safer Community Program
The Safer Community Program operates as the University’s central point of inquiry and reporting of inappropriate, concerning and threatening behaviour, and offers a respectful and confidential place to seek support and advice.
Victoria Police provides policing services to the Victorian community. In an emergency, always call 000.
Ask Izzy is a website that connects people who are in crisis with the services they need right now and nearby.
24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)
The DVRCV is a state-wide resource centre working to prevent and respond to family violence.
Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.
Lifeline provides anyone experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone, and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services 24 hour a day, 7 days a week.
ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents.