Melbourne University, 197-235 Bouverie St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the prestigious 2012 Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 28th in the world and no. 1 in Australia. Founded in 1853, it is the second oldest university in Australia, and the oldest in Victoria. The main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb just north of the Melbourne CBD, however it has several other campuses located across Victoria. The university has over 35,000 students and nearly 7,200 staff members The University is also Australia’s leader in the Shanghai Jiao Tong and Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan rankings. Melbourne's membership of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and U21, as well as involvement in other international business and cultural institutions like the Business Councils for China, India and Malaysia means its reputation precedes it.