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  • 1. Think global study at Melbourne. Presenters: Krista Northup, Regional Manager (North America) Kristen Radka, Student CRICOS Provider Code: 00116K

2. What comes to mind when you think ofAustralia ? 3. But how about 4. Facts about Australia:

  • 3 million sq. miles landmass equivalent to the continental US
  • Population 20 million roughly the size of NY
  • Highly multicultural

5. And by the way 6. Location

A.K.A.Melbun uni 7. The University of Melbourne

  • Established in 1853, we areAustralias second oldest University
  • Student Population: 45,000 total
  • -International students: 27%
  • Students from N. America: 8%
  • Canadians ~1.2% , USA ~5%
  • Located within walking distance of the city of Melbourne (one of the worlds most liveable cities), students will find a vibrant, multicultural urban experience including cultural activities, sporting events, outdoor cafes, and great restaurants

8. The University of Melbourne 9. The University of Melbourne 10. The University of Melbourne 11. Why University of Melbourne

  • Partnerships with leading universities globally for academic, research and student exchange
  • Option for student exchange a minimum of 800 Melbourne Abroad Scholarships will be awarded each year (from 2009)
  • Consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world
  • High profile and globally significant research permeating all aspects of
  • teaching and learning
  • Award winning and high profile staff drawn from around the world


  • We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in the following study areas:
  • >Arts and humanities>Business and commerce
  • >Design, technology, engineering andenvironments
  • >Education
  • >Law
  • >Health sciences
  • >Science
  • >Music, visual and performing arts

Study Options 13. The Melbourne Model

  • The University offers sixNew Generation degreesthat offer curriculum shaped by the Melbourne Model:
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Biomedicine
    • Bachelor of Commerce
    • Bachelor of Environments
    • Bachelor of Music
    • Bachelor of Science
  • Opportunity for internships, study abroad and participation in industry projects, our degrees offer students the chance to explore a range of interests before committing to particular career path.
  • The depth component of the new generation degrees enables students to develop detailed and rich knowledge, skills and understanding in specific disciplines through the study of sequences or majors of subjects from their first through to their third year.
  • The breadth component enables students to choose 25% of their subjects from disciplines that stand outside their core studies

14. Student Support International Student Services (ISS) Experienced staff can provide ongoing advice, support, assistance and referrals in all matters including visa, academic, personal, family and emergency issues Programs and services include: >Pre-departure briefings >Arrival services >Housing and accommodation >Welcome and orientation program sessions >An emergency point of contact for parents and family overseas >Compatriot lunches >The Final Year, Whats Next? 15. Careers and Employment >Specialist international careers consultantsavailable for counselling and resume reviewservices >Internationally focused Preparing for work seminars >Employer recruitment campus visits over 100 employers each year >The Universitys job vacancy site has over49,000 graduate vacancies andinternshipopportunities (2007) 16. Admissions Info

  • Academic year: February to December
  • Independent style of learning
  • Australian higher education system is highly regarded and internationally recognised
  • University entry is competitive and academic standards are high
  • Students directly out of HS need to submit academic transcript, SAT or ACT, plus have 3 APs with a score of 3 or higher
  • Apply

17. How much will it cost?

  • Tuition: ranges from AUD$19,900-AUD$30,000/year
  • Favorable exchange rate: US$1 buys AUD$1.42 (about 70% of total cost)
  • Estimated cost of living is AUD$18,00 a year - Capital cities like Melbourne are typically more expensive than regional centers
  • Average accommodation costs:
    • Homestay: US$75-$185 per week
    • Hostels and guesthouses: US$55-95 per week
    • Shared rental accommodation: US$50-$240+ per week

18. Where do I live?

  • Residential colleges
  • Homestay
  • Apartment
  • Shared House
  • RMIT Village

19. Accommodation 20. Student Life

  • - University societies and sporting clubs are a great way to meet people and make new friends.
  • Most Australian students work part-time while they study.Part-time work is available for international students.
  • Orientation Week (O Week) takes place at the start of the Autumn semester (February)
  • -Special events tours, trips

21. The City of Melbourne 22. The City of Melbourne 23. The City of Melbourne 24. The City of Melbourne 25. Krista Northup Regional Manager, North America [email_address] 415- 956-0552 x 107 CRICOS Provider Code: 00116K 26. Copyright The University of Melbourne 2006CRICOS Provider Code: 00116K