About Melbourne

The City of Melbourne

Melbourne Business School is located in the heart of Melbourne – one of the world’s most livable and culturally diverse communities. Melbourne’s official language is English, however, more than 100 languages are spoken by the city’s residents.

Our landmark buildings offer a range of services and facilities, state of the art technology, and a high-standard learning environment.


  • 31% of Melbourne’s population was born overseas
  • Melbourne was voted the most livable city in the world in 2013 for the third year in a row by the Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Melbourne has been recognised as a UNESCO City of Literature, with more bookshops than anywhere else in Australia
Melbourne Business School
The City of Melbourne


Among all of its artistic and cultural credentials, Melbourne is also undoubtedly Australia’s sporting capital. Across the year, the city plays host to major events such as the Australian Open Tennis, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, and the glamorous Melbourne Cup Carnival. Melbourne is also the birthplace of Australian Rules Football (AFL).

sport fields
Students playing hockey


Melbourne has a fantastic public transport system that is reliable and easy to navigate. Trams, buses and trains operate throughout the city and its suburbs and can take you from the mountains of the Dandenong Ranges to the beaches of St Kilda.

Melbourne Tram

City of Melbourne Tram


Melburnians love food. You can enjoy fine dining or delicious meals on a budget, and sample cuisine from all over the world.
Melbourne Coffee

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Visa options

Visitor visa (Subclass 600):  http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/600-
Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601):  http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/601-
eVisitor (Subclass 651):  http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/651- 

Most travellers need a visa when travelling to Australia. It is recommended that you apply for a tourist visa when booking your flight.

More information for visitors to Australia
Melbourne Tullamarine International Airport