About Federation University
Who are we?
We are one of Australia’s oldest universities, known today for our modern approach to teaching and learning. For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
Today, we are proud to have more than 23,000 domestic and international students and 110,000 alumni across Australia and the world. Into our supportive, inclusive and thriving community, we welcome people from all backgrounds and cultures.
Most student mobility opportunities are currently offered at the Mt Helen and Gippsland campuses, located in regional Victoria.
Our Mt Helen Campus is located 10 kilometres from the centre of Ballarat and is situated on 110 hectares of natural bushland. Ballarat is a regional town, just over an hour from the state’s capital city of Melbourne. Ballarat has a population of over 100,000 people.
The Gippsland Campus (Churchill) is located in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges and is situated on 60 hectares of landscaped grounds and adjacent to the town of Churchill - it’s less than two hours from Melbourne. Churchill is one of four major towns in the Latrobe Valley that has a total population of over 70,000 people.