Graduate study is a time to deepen your knowledge and amplify your potential.

At Ormond College, we create a environment for you to do that in a welcoming, vibrant community designed to unleash the next generation of thinkers, idea generators and leaders. A place for rousing discussions, developing your network and enhancing your impact.

Our extensive learning programs and tutorials complement your academic study at The University of Melbourne to advance your professional career. Brought to life by a thriving and diverse community of ambitious graduates inspiring, educating and supporting each other. Learn more.

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If you have a question, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Admissions Manager Kim Exell. Enquire now

Download the brochure below, book a tour, see our campus in 360, request an information pack and find out how to apply.

Welcome to Ormond

Why Choose Ormond?

Ormond College provides a transformative graduate experience designed to unleash the next generation of thinkers, idea generators and leaders.

Amplify your potential

Joining our community connects you to a rich heritage of generations of Ormondians who have made a difference in their fields. A Noble Prize winner, Prime Minister, over 70 Rhodes and Fulbright Scholars, justices of the High Court, Cabinet ministers, leading medical researchers, Vice-Chancellors, captains of business, entrepreneurs, Olympians and award-winning artists, writers and performers.

When you leave Ormond, you begin a life-long journey connected to a global network of alumni who are using their talents to set ambitious agendas and influence positive change in the world.

Academic excellence

We provide unparalleled support for graduate students in their studies. We run small classes in medicine and law subjects, academic consults in other disciplines, research discussion groups, career counselling and internship opportunities. Our dedicated teaching team includes a residential WEHI fellow, medical doctors, as well as specialists in literature, philosophy, design, maths and economics.

Big ideas, inspiring conversations

We encourage a challenging atmosphere full of powerful and rich dialogue. We host forums with visiting Nobel Laureates, debates with leaders of industry and dinners with alumni from your field of study. The diverse collisions between students, academics and leaders from all over the world will mark your time at Ormond as one of life’s great experiences. We want to set you up for professional success and inspire life-long learning.

Dedicated graduate precinct

As the largest community of graduates in a traditional residential college at the University of Melbourne, we have created a genuine community with a distinctive identity. Our beautiful, park-like campus offers different accommodation options to foster a spirit of community. Right in the heart of Melbourne – Australia’s cultural, sporting, and academic hub – our campus is fully-equipped with everything you need to live, learn and socialise. Including intercollegiate sports, weekly social events, 24hr Academic Centre, gym, famous Dining Hall and the Ormond café.

Community & activities

We create a transformative graduate experience that equips you with the skills and connections to make a disproportionate difference in your chosen field.

Joining our community gives you the opportunity to live and work closely with others studying at a postgraduate level, form close friendships and build a powerful network that will last beyond your time at College.

The personal and intellectual support our large and inclusive community provides is invaluable. This is enhanced by a full calendar of activities and events that creates enriching collisions within our community. Learn more

Learning & Student Success

At Ormond we champion educational excellence through the delivery of dedicated academic support, and career readiness and enrichment opportunities. Our community fosters a culture of contribution, citizenship and personal excellence, and we are committed to supporting students with wellbeing and learning initiatives to help them succeed at University and beyond. Learn more

Campus Living

Our Graduate precinct is located in our beautiful, park like campus and offers different configurations of accommodation in our heritage houses, architect-designed apartments with views over the city and our new Graduate Centre. Learn more


Graduate Brochure

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