Melbourne Polytechnic offers over 80 vocational courses spread across seven campuses and three training centres in Melbourne, Australia. The university is one of Australia's largest higher education providers and welcomes students from over 70 countries around the world. Melbourne Polytechnic has also received the Victorian Government's Premier's Award for Excellence in International Education.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers an impressive range of facilities across its campuses which offer real-life working conditions. These include an on-site hairdresser, a garden centre, recording studios, a childcare centre, performance theatre, training restaurants and even an award-winning wine cellar. There are also seven well-stocked libraries and a fitness centre located at the Preston campus, featuring a fully-equipped gym.
Students receive a huge amount of guidance at Melbourne Polytechnic. Dedicated services include help for students with a disability, information on accommodation, a confidential counselling team, and specific support for international students. A number of career-related activities are also arranged throughout the year so that students can get a taste of different industries, and gain knowledge of the different options available to them after they finish their degree.
Melbourne has a thriving arts and culture scene, along with a vibrant nightlife, beautiful coastline and plenty of nature parks, making it an ideal place to study in. It is also continuously ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world.
Melbourne Polytechnic runs Student Life at MelbPoly (SLAM), which organises a wide range of activities, events and trips for students to get involved in throughout the year. The organisation also encourages them to run their own events, fundraisers and competitions, as well as helping develop students' skills through training and workshops.