Our history

Students at SMB circa 1901

Image: Students of the Ballarat School of Mines, c1901 [Federation University Australia Historical Collection].

Federation University Australia was formed when the former University of Ballarat and the Gippsland Campus of Monash University were amalgamated.

Further historical information on the University is available through the Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre.

The University's history dating back to 1870 has been documented and is available for viewing.