Inbound students Study Abroad and Exchange at the University of Melbourne

What's new?

There's so much happening at Melbourne Global Mobility, it's hard to keep up, from new opportunities and scholarships to events. 

New partners for 2012

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

The existing agreement with the Chinese University of Hong Kong has been expanded to a general university-wide agreement and it has been agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under China in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Renmin University, China

Renmin University and the Faculty of Arts have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under China in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Zhejiang University, China

Zhejiang University and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under China in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Free University of Brussels, Belgium

The Free University of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and the Faculties of Arts and of Economics and Business have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under Belgium in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

University of Druham, United Kingdom

University of Durham and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under the United Kingdom in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

November 2012

 

New Office

Melbourne Global Mobility has moved buildings

Melbourne Global Mobility has moved offices to the John Smyth Building in Swanston Street, near the main tram stop opposite the Royal Dental Hospital. We re-opened on Tuesday 4 September in the new offices. Opening hours remain 8:45am to 3:00pm and email addresses, telephone and fax numbers are unchanged.

September 2012

New Resources for Students

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Student Information

This page is intended to provide information about host country, city and institution's attitudes towards Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students and to try and help them choose an appropriate partner instution, as well prepare them for the differences that they might encounter there. Click here to view the web page.

Information for Mature Age Students

Mature age students are defined at the University of Melbourne as those over the age of 25, and are very welcome to study at most of our exchange partners, but in considering that possibility might need to ask additional questions when looking at which institution is best for them. This page is an attempt to answer to help with that process. Click here to view the web page.

August 2012

New partners for 2012

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under China in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Insper, Institute of Education and Research, Brazil

Insper, Institute of Education and Research, a Brazilian higher education institution focusing on business and economics, and the Faculty of Economics and Business have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under Brazil in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

The Copenhagen Business School and the Faculty of Economics and Business have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2013. See the entry under Denmark in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Global E3, USA

The University of Melbourne has become a member of the Global Engineering Education Exchange, known as the Global E3, a consortium of universities around the world established to provide exchange opportunities for engineering students. The focus of the Consortium is to allow for engineering exchanges with the United States, although exchanges to non-US members of the Consortium may be possible also. See the entry under USA in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

August 2012

 

New partners for 2012

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Eindhoven University of Technology has joined the European Union/Australia Joint Cooperation in Higher Education and Training Project entitled "Intercultural Excellence in Mechatronic Engineering Education" (IEMEE) and will begin exchanging students from semester 1, 2013. See the entry under the Netherlands in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

The University of St Andrews and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 1, 2013. See the entry under United Kingdom in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

June 2012

 

New scholarships for 2012

The Alan Gilbert Mobility Scholarship

The Alan Gilbert Mobility Scholarship is a travelling scholarship established to honour the memory of the late Professor Alan Gilbert, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Melbourne (1996-2004). It is intended to assist students wishing to study overseas as part of their studies at the University of Melbourne. For more information and the application form, please refer to the web page.

May 2012

 

New partners for 2012

Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina Santa Maria de los Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina Santa Maria de los Buenos Aires and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2012. See the entry under Argentina in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

April 2012

 

New scholarships for 2012

The Odyssey Travel Equity & Merit Scholarship

The Odyssey Travel Equity & Merit Scholarship has been made available to university students who have demonstrated academic merit in their studies. The aim of the Odyssey Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students of demonstrated academic ability who are experiencing financial difficulty and who without assistance from Odyssey, may be compelled to withdraw from their studies. In 2012, Odyssey has made available scholarships to a maximum of $10,000 per student. For more information, please refer to the Other Funding Opportunities page on this website.

March 2012

 

New partners for 2012

Dalhousie University, Canada

Dalhousie University and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2012. See the entry under Canada in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

March 2012

 

Study Abroad at the Palazzo Rucellai in Florence

The University of Melbourne has recently joined the Universities of Virginia and Connecticut, together with Pennsylvania State and Arizona State Universities in a Study Abroad program in Florence, Italy.   The program is hosted at the Institute at Palazzo Rucellai, a non-profit organization founded in 1999 for higher learning.  It is located in the Palazzo Rucellai, a fifteenth century palace in the historic centre of Florence.

Most programs are conducted in English and subjects include art, art history, history, political science, literature, Italian studies, international business and interdisciplinary studies in the humanities.  Students fluent in Italian may take up to two subjects at the University of Florence.

To be eligible students must be in their 2nd or 3rd year and the cost is US$10,950 for a full semester program including accommodation close to the school.

To mark the launch of our participation in the program a number of generous scholarships are now available for second semester 2012 (30 August – 15 December 2012). Applications, using the Melbourne Global Mobility application form, are due by Friday, 16 March to your Faculty Advisor.

For additional information about the program and how to be considered for funding, attend the information session on Wednesday 7 March. Register for it here. Alternatively please send an email to Nigel Cossar

Palazzo Rucellai

March 2012

 

New partners for 2012

University of Guadalajara, Mexico

The University of Guadalajara and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2012. See the entry under Mexico in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

Schoool of Industrial and Labour Relations (ILR), Cornell University, USA

The School of Industrial and Labour Relations (ILR) at Cornell University and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2012. See the entry under USA in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

March 2012

 

Study Abroad at St Peter's College, University of Oxford

St Peter's College at the University of Oxford has places available for up to three students from the University of Melbourne to complete a year of study abroad from September 2012. Students from discipline areas such as History, English, Philosophy, Politics and Economics will find much expertise and variety in the subject offerings. The standard natural sciences and Management are also strongly supported. More information is available in their brochure (7.9MB pdf).

You must meet the usual requirements for study abroad but would be expected to have an average of around 80% to be considered by St Peter's College. You will also be responsible for tuition and living costs (34KB pdf) at the College.

To find out about applying, contact your Faculty Advisor. The completed Oxford application (98KB doc) together with a proposed study plan is due to your Faculty Advisor by Tuesday 20 March.

St Peter's College Oxford

February 2012

 

New partners for 2012

University of Minnesota, USA

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus, and the University of Melbourne have agreed to begin exchanging students from semester 2, 2012. See the entry under USA in the partner list for the relevant links to the website.

February 2012

 

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