We are delighted to announce that The University of Melbourne has continued its support of the Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue, rejoining as an Associate Partner for our 2019 Dialogue. This follows the University's support of our inaugural Dialogue in Melbourne in July 2017.
The University of Melbourne was founded by Act of the Victorian Parliament in 1853, making it the second oldest university in Australia.
The University has an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Independently-published world rankings consistently place the University as a leader in higher education in Australia, the Asia Pacific and around the globe. Indeed, the University is the leading research university in Australia, topping the key indicators in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2010 National Report.
The University of Melbourne has 22 discipline-specific faculties and graduate schools, over 47,000 students and 6,500 staff members. It has 12,000 international students enrolled wgo from 130 countries. The has over 360,000 graduates within its global alumni network. 12% of them (43,000) live and work outside Australia across 160 countries.
For more information on the University of Melbourne, please see their website.