Victoria offers a diverse mix of education providers, with 10 universities, 12 government training institutions (TAFEs), more than 250 private education providers and eight offshore campuses and centres.
Victoria has an education system to be proud of – our vision to become the Education State includes an education system that produces excellence. We understand the value of education and the important role our schools and educational institutions play for families and communities.
As part of this vision for an Education State we are undertaking the most ambitious school building program in the state’s history – giving students even better chances to succeed in learning and in life.
Find out more about Victoria’s plan for employment growth and investment in this industry in the Future Industries – International Education Sector Strategy.
Victoria's ten universities are amongst the best in the world, with cutting-edge facilities, internationally-recognised academic staff, access to world-leading research infrastructure and outstanding graduate outcomes.
Our university campuses are located in Melbourne, as well as in regional Victoria, with great options for all disciplines.
Victorian universities offer education training and research solutions to governments, industry partners and students across the world.
More than half of Victoria’s universities’ are ranked in Australia’s top 20. Two of Victoria’s universities rank in the world's top 100 and one in the world's top 40.
- Australian Catholic University
- Deakin University
- Federation University Australia
- La Trobe University
- Monash University
- RMIT University
- Swinburne University of Technology
- University of Divinity
- The University of Melbourne
- Victoria University
Vocational education and training
Delivering hands-on skills for specific industries, our vocational education and training (VET) sector also provides pathways to higher education. We’re known for providing flexible and tailored programs that respond to the needs of industry. Graduates from government and private registered training organisations (RTOs) are highly employable by government and industry, in Australia and overseas.
Business and investment
- Business and investment visas
- Business and investment opportunities in Victoria’s education industry
- International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)
- ISANA International Education Association (ISANA)
Studying in Melbourne
- Study Melbourne (the website is available in eight languages).