University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

About University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a Australian public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. The main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb just north of the Melbourne CBD. The university also has several other campuses located across Victoria. It is a member of Australia's 'Group of Eight' lobby group, the Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities networks. In 2010, it reported an investment fund value of AU$1.173B and spent $767.5m on research. The university has been placed top in Australia by the Times Higher Education Rankings (2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013), HEEACT(Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan), and Academic Ranking of World Universities(2011 and 2012). The latest Rankings of Times Higher Education ranked The University of Melbourne No.