University of Melbourne, Australia
- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 41
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 32
- The university was founded in 1853, two years after the state of Victoria separated from New South Wales and the first discovery of gold.
- New South Wales had created its first university in 1850 (the University of Sydney), and it was deemed appropriate that Victoria also have its own centre for university education.
- A member of the Group of Eight (Go8), Australia's leading multidisciplinary research universities.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- 17 Nobel prize winners, with alumni well-represented in the higher echelons of Government, the Arts, Business, Academia and in the field Aerospace.
The University of Melbourne, Grattan Street, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia