University of Melbourne (known as Melbourne University) is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

History Edit

It was established by Hugh Childers on January 22, 1853 with power to confer degrees in arts, medicine, laws and music. Classes began in 1855 with three professors and sixteen students with only four graduating.

In 1881, the admission of women was seen as a victory.

The university celebrated their 150th anniversary in 2003.

Campus Edit

Residential Colleges Edit

University of Melbourne has 12 residential colleges in total, 7 located on campus and 5 located outside university grounds.

The residential colleges aim to provide accommodation and holistic education experience to university students.The universities residential colleges also admit students from RMIT University and Monash University.

The seven colleges on campus are:

The five colleges located outside campus are:

The university is organised into faculties and graduate schools, these are:

  • Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Melbourne Graduation School of Education
  • Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Melbourne Law School
  • Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
  • Faculty of Victorian College of Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Undergraduate Degrees Edit

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Oral Health
  • Bachelor of Science

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