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The University of Melbourne

Australia

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Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Chemistry

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 12 MAR 2015

A very enojoyable place to study and very diverse society

Just relax enjoy your 3 years being a student 

Just relax enjoy your 3 years being a student

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Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Biomedicine

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 12 FEB 2015

Superb

Generally,  I think University of Melbourne is a great university with superb facilities and it is ranked no. 44 in the world and no.1 in Australia ! Being a Biomed student, I'm pleased that this Uni has good relationship with several hospitals nearby , such as Royal Children Hospital , The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and etc . Also , it has a good reputation on biomedical research . Apart from boring lectures , the Uni clubs and societies here offer a variety of entertainments and social activities which you could involve in . In short , I highly recommend this university for anyone who is looking for a good Uni . 

Generally, I think University of Melbourne is a great university with superb facilities and it is ranked no. 44 in the world and no.1 in Australia ! Being a Biomed student, I'm pleased that this Uni has good relationship with several hospitals nearby , such as Royal Children Hospital , The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and etc . Also , it has a good reputation on biomedical research . Apart from boring lectures , the Uni clubs and societies here offer a variety of entertainments and social activities which you could involve in . In short , I highly recommend this university for anyone who is looking for a good Uni .

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Anonymous

Postgraduate

Year of graduation 2015

Master of Finance

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 7 FEB 2015

The University of Melbourne is worthy of its reputation

I enjoy the time in University of Melbourne.It offers many opportunities so that students could use their academic knowledge into real life.

I enjoy the time in University of Melbourne.It offers many opportunities so that students could use their academic knowledge into real life.

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Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Drug for Nervous System

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 3 FEB 2015

Learning to Learn

The university offers a wide range of subjects. This allows students to explore more outside their comfort zones. 
Excellent student centers provide any help you can think of (course advice, student equity adjustment procedure, etc) in order to assist the students to achieve their best regardless of any kind circumstances.
One downside though is that as an international students, it can be quite burdensome financially. But you can get a part-time job one/two days per week!
Overall, I never regret of the choice I made 3 years ago! I have learnt some much over the years and I'm still learning!

The university offers a wide range of subjects. This allows students to explore more outside their comfort zones. Excellent student centers provide any help you can think of (course advice, student equity adjustment procedure, etc) in order to assist the students to achieve their best regardless of any kind circumstances. One downside though is that as an international students, it can be quite burdensome financially. But you can get a part-time job one/two days per week! Overall, I never regret of the choice I made 3 years ago! I have learnt some much over the years and I'm still learning!

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Anonymous

Postgraduate

Year of graduation 2015

Master of Biotechnology

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 3 FEB 2015

Studying at the University of Melbourne

If choosing to study at the University of Melbourne, it is important that you do not let your course overwhelm you. With helpful teaching staff and many friendly people, you can relax, make friends in your course and from other courses, and study together. Working together with others will help you to adjust to the university life.

If choosing to study at the University of Melbourne, it is important that you do not let your course overwhelm you. With helpful teaching staff and many friendly people, you can relax, make friends in your course and from other courses, and study together. Working together with others will help you to adjust to the university life.

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Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Bachelor of Commerce

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 31 JAN 2015

A fantastic university experience

Studying at the University of Melbourne has been an exciting experience.  The University provides a  stimulating academic environment where one is able to meet other like-minded and hardworking individuals.  Situated close to the city, Melbourne city itself is beautiful and contains a melting pot of different cultural foods that international students will no doubt enjoy.  I have no regrets studying in Melbourne, it has allowed me to enjoy my University life! 

Studying at the University of Melbourne has been an exciting experience. The University provides a stimulating academic environment where one is able to meet other like-minded and hardworking individuals. Situated close to the city, Melbourne city itself is beautiful and contains a melting pot of different cultural foods that international students will no doubt enjoy. I have no regrets studying in Melbourne, it has allowed me to enjoy my University life!

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Anonymous

Postgraduate

Year of graduation 2015

Master of Engineering (Structural)

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 13 JAN 2015

Well organized studying environment

The coursework study in master of engineering (structural) is a self-contained, well organized experience so far ( I completed the first year). The subjects are organized in a way that everything you need to learn about the subjects can be found in a easy-to-use online system (LMS-Learning Management System), and thus textbooks are in fact, optional for the study. Furthermore, for most subjects the assignments and exams of the subjects are transparent, with stated scoring criteria, and contents tested set. However, that's not all, besides LMS, there are also well organized, stimulating tutorial sessions that set the course apart from my past study in National Taiwan University back in Taiwan, in which tutorial sessions are more like an un-official efforts put together by TAs.

The coursework study in master of engineering (structural) is a self-contained, well organized experience so far ( I completed the first year). The subjects are organized in a way that everything you need to learn about the subjects can be found in a easy-to-use online system (LMS-Learning Management System), and thus textbooks are in fact, optional for the study. Furthermore, for most subjects the assignments and exams of the subjects are transparent, with stated scoring criteria, and contents tested set. However, that's not all, besides LMS, there are also well organized, stimulating tutorial sessions that set the course apart from my past study in National Taiwan University back in Taiwan, in which tutorial sessions are more like an un-official efforts put together by TAs.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

bachelor of science

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 13 JAN 2015

very good

best place for studying

best place for studying

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Mechanical Engineering Design

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 11 JAN 2015

excellent studying environment

Everything is well organized!

Everything is well organized!

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Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2010

Arts (BA) and Law (LLB)

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 21 MAY 2013

Uni Melbourne offers prestigious qualifications, vibrant student life and a beautiful campus

The University of Melbourne is expensive by Australian standards but very prestigious. It is also a beautiful place to study: the grounds are well maintained, there are heritage buildings, and the new buildings are modern with striking designs. The campus at Parkville is a short tram-ride from Melbourne's central business district. The campus and its population is large, offering a full gamut of courses, academic opportunities, students clubs and societies and services. There is college (dorm) accommodation right next to campus (I cannot comment on price and quality because I lived in the suburbs and commuted by train). There are also good support services for international students. 
The law school is a relatively new building but is rather austere. It has a great library and common area but the interior of the building is mostly grey and many of the classrooms do not have windows, so it can be a bit depressing and confined.
The law lecturers are learned and many are at the forefront of academia. In some cases, I would say they are better academics than teachers.
An arts degree from the University of Melbourne is what you make it. Compared to other universities there are perhaps not as many practical subjects but there is a huge range of subjects and majors to choose from. The lecturers and tutors are a really mixed bag as well. Some courses offer introductory first-year subjects and from there you can decide on other subjects in your areas of interest. The standards of academic rigour are not as strong in the arts faculty as in the law faculty. 
A degree from the University of Melbourne is an excellent qualification. With its status comes a reputation of its students and the institution itself being rather 'snobby'. Along with the Australian National University, the University of Melbourne does tend to attract 'the best': the most talented students and the most noteworthy academics, which keeps standards high. It is up to you to make the most of your time here; it is certainly a place that offers many opportunities and a high-quality education.

The University of Melbourne is expensive by Australian standards but very prestigious. It is also a beautiful place to study: the grounds are well maintained, there are heritage buildings, and the new buildings are modern with striking designs. The campus at Parkville is a short tram-ride from Melbourne's central business district. The campus and its population is large, offering a full gamut of courses, academic opportunities, students clubs and societies and services. There is college (dorm) accommodation right next to campus (I cannot comment on price and quality because I lived in the suburbs and commuted by train). There are also good support services for international students. The law school is a relatively new building but is rather austere. It has a great library and common area but the interior of the building is mostly grey and many of the classrooms do not have windows, so it can be a bit depressing and confined. The law lecturers are learned and many are at the forefront of academia. In some cases, I would say they are better academics than teachers. An arts degree from the University of Melbourne is what you make it. Compared to other universities there are perhaps not as many practical subjects but there is a huge range of subjects and majors to choose from. The lecturers and tutors are a really mixed bag as well. Some courses offer introductory first-year subjects and from there you can decide on other subjects in your areas of interest. The standards of academic rigour are not as strong in the arts faculty as in the law faculty. A degree from the University of Melbourne is an excellent qualification. With its status comes a reputation of its students and the institution itself being rather 'snobby'. Along with the Australian National University, the University of Melbourne does tend to attract 'the best': the most talented students and the most noteworthy academics, which keeps standards high. It is up to you to make the most of your time here; it is certainly a place that offers many opportunities and a high-quality education.

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