Why choose FedUni?

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is a fully recognised and supported Australian Government university, and our graduates have rated us 5 stars for Teaching Quality six years in a row*.

Industry relevant programs

Our programs are regularly reviewed to ensure they have national and international relevance. The University's close links with major industries play an important role in the design and academic rigour of programs which will greatly benefit new graduates.

Accessible teaching staff

A personalised learning approach in a supportive environment allows our students to communicate easily with academic staff and other students. Our class sizes are also smaller than most metropolitan institutions, meaning you can receive one-to-one assistance directly from your lecturer or tutor.

High quality resources

Our teaching facilities and equipment meet the very highest standards to ensure graduates are well prepared for industry and research. Learn more about the facilities at FedUni

Diverse student population

The student population at Federation University includes people from all over the world. This combination of Australian and international cultures will provide you with a positive and enriching on-campus experience.

A supportive environment

The International Student Support team provide guidance and support through a number of programs and support options, including the Peer Support Program, social activities and information, and individual assistance. Learn more about International Student Support

A quality lifestyle

Our main campuses, regionally located in Ballarat and Gippsland, provide a natural environment to undertake your study. No matter which campus you choose, the quality study environment and the opportunity to experience regional living in Australia will provide a valuable international experience. There are also many recreational experiences nearby, such as beaches, mountains, national parks and cultural activities, which all combine to provide a unique Australian study experience. The Ballarat and Gippsland campuses are 90 minutes by car or train from Melbourne. Learn more about our campuses

A genuine Australian experience

You will have the opportunity to interact with a diverse range of people, establish friendships and develop a supportive base from which to understand Australian people, culture and history.

Quality, low cost living

The cost of living in Ballarat and Churchill is much lower than in larger capital cities. Students will enjoy more affordable accommodation, living and entertainment costs in a quality environment that is ideal for studying, learning and experiencing life in Australia. A wide range of accommodation options and support is provided to students looking to relocate to Ballarat or the Gippsland areas.

Pathways to study

Don't quite meet the English Language Requirements for the degree you want to study? Our English and Academic Preparation (EAP) programs can help you improve your English skills and allow you to pursue your career goals. Learn more about our EAP programs

Programs at FedUni

As one of Victoria's 5-star universities*, we offer over 750 programs - from short courses to degrees and beyond. Follow the link below to find out about applying for our programs.

Browse our Program Finder.

Graduate employment success

We have the highest graduate employment rating of any Victorian-based university. Over 79% of our graduates are employed full-time^, over 14% of our graduates continue into full-time study^ and our graduates have rated us 5 stars for overall satisfaction.*

*Source: The Good Uni Guide 2014

**Source: The Good Uni Guide 2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/2015

^Source: myuniversity.gov.au