In the hub of Melbourne’s cultural and arts precinct, our students enjoy many wonderful opportunities to participate in the artistic life of Melbourne. With such an array of events on their doorstep, our students are regular attendees at exhibitions, performances, rehearsals, master classes and other significant events in Melbourne's cultural calendar.

Please note that our campuses are Smoke/Tobacco-Free.

Southbank campus

Photo: David Hannah

  • The Southbank campus is home to the majority of our programs. The purpose-built facilities in the heart of Melbourne’s arts precinct encourage our students’ creative talents. The campus sits alongside the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne Recital Centre, The Australian Ballet, Chunky Move, the Arts Centre and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.
  • Lenton Parr Music, Visual and Performing Arts Library

Southbank Map (pdf, 89kb)

Parkville campus

Photo: Ponch Hawkes

  • The Parkville campus – which is home to many of the Conservatorium of Music’s programs – is situated in the heart of the University of Melbourne, and boasts the grand 340-seat Melba Hall, the scene of many memorable recitals and performances.
  • Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library

Parkville Map (pdf file, 384kb)

Parkville and Southbank campus tours

What happens on a tour?

  • Guided tours generally take 45 – 60 minutes. They offer future students a chance to see the campus and to hear more about our programs.

Organising a tour for your school

  • School groups wanting a guided tour of the Parkville (MCM) or Southbank (VCA and MCM) campus can request a tour with the University’s Office of Admissions team here

Individual tours for international and interstate domestic students

  • We advise future students to plan ahead. Before requesting a guided tour check whether your planned travel dates coincide with existing Melbourne recruitment events such as Graduate Expos, Open Day, Focus On or Access All Areas events here
  • The Faculty offers individual guided tours on Mondays from 11am – 1pm. These are specifically for international and interstate domestic students that are unable to attend existing recruitment events. Weekend guided tours are not available. Please note that we require at least two weeks' notice for individual tours.
  • Future students from Victoria can attend Open Day or other recruitment events offered in Melbourne and around Victoria each year.


To request an individual guided tour contact:

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