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Why choose Federation?

Join Victoria’s #1 university for Teaching Quality, Student Support and Graduate Full-time Employment^

There's a course to suit

Federation offers over 400 courses - from TAFE and short courses, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as world class research.

Browse our Course Finder to discover what our students can study, entry requirements and how to apply.

Discover a pathway to study

Pathways can help students transition through study, life and careers. Whether a student has an existing qualification that may offer credit, or they are looking for a pathway through an alternative entry method, we have options available to help get there.

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All the support needed

We understand that starting life as a university student is exciting, but that it also involves change with a challenge or two along the way.

To help meet these challenges, and to help students succeed, we have developed a range of support programs including: FedReady, Students academic study and support, Disability support, our Aboriginal Education Centre and more.

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Experience uni life

Our aim is to get each Federation student off on the right foot from day one, to meet new people and make new friends.

There are so many great opportunities to meet staff and students to make a smooth transition into university life.

Opportunities abound, including getting involved in a club, society or sports team on campus, or participate in recreational trips and activities held throughout the year.

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Small class sizes

Our class sizes are smaller than most metropolitan institutions, meaning Federation students receive one-to-one assistance directly from their lecturer or tutor.

Get job-ready

Our teaching facilities and equipment meet the very highest standards to ensure our students are well prepared for industry and research.

Our courses are regularly reviewed to ensure they have national and international relevance. Our close links with major industries play an important role in the design of our courses which will greatly benefits our graduates.

^Source: The Good Uni Guide 2021