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UC is one of ten residential colleges affiliated with the University of Melbourne. We also accept students from other nearby universities. It can be a challenging time transitioning from high school to uni, so join us to find out more about the college experience and what it’s like to live at UC. Normally we would […]


Celebrating a milestone birthday with Lesley

On Saturday 20 June, alumna Lesley Falloon OAM (nee Keipert) celebrated her 100th birthday at home with an endless parade of socially distanced visitors and well wishers. Our Advancement Manager, Sam Hawkins, presented Lesley with a gift on behalf of the College to commemorate her milestone birthday. Lesley was one of the very first students […]


Blog – University Tested: 6 effective study methods

By Jonas Larson Studying can be draining, particularly if you aren’t enjoying a specific course. So revising your notes, or even studying them in the first place, may feel burdensome. But studying doesn’t have to feel like this. During my three years at university, I’ve used a range of techniques to not only help me […]

Wellbeing Week Online

Blog – Embracing the New Normal

By Mallory Evans As it has for all businesses, groups and individuals across the globe, the current coronavirus pandemic is impacting the operation of residential colleges, such as UC. All of us within the college community are being called on to be exceptional in the face of exceptional circumstances. At a time in the semester […]

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Blog – Using Melbourne Public Transport As a Student

By Mallory Evans Please note: At the time of writing, any unnecessary public transport travel is being discouraged as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please don’t travel at this time unless absolutely required and implement social distancing measures or travel off peak where possible. One of the first things you’ll hear when moving to […]

COVID19 Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Last updated 11/11/2020 University College is monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and implementing measures to keep our community safe and continuing to operate. We need to be proactive and adhere to the strict social distancing measures as outlined by the government. Some of our students, staff and wider visitors could be particularly vulnerable to the severe […]

O-Week Leaders will help you with the transition

Blog – What to Expect in O-Week

By Jake Vernon-Elliot Moving into College is always an exciting, yet unnerving experience; the opportunity to become more independent and meet life-long friends vs. the uncertainty of the unknown. The whole prospect can seem daunting at times, moving out of home, meeting new people, and of course facing the challenge of packing the optimum number […]

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Blog – Moving Interstate for University: What’s It Like?

By Rainjan Blakers Moving interstate is, in itself, a daunting experience, so when I decided on moving to Melbourne as a student for uni, it was especially nerve racking. Born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, I moved to Melbourne to study a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne after a gap year. With […]


Blog – What are the benefits of residential college accommodation?

When you’re a new student looking for accommodation, the options can get a little confusing. The term ‘college’ means different things to different people; for many, a college is somewhere that teaches courses, but it can also refer to student accommodation. In Melbourne, there are ten residential colleges linked to the University of Melbourne. Some […]