Why Choose Ormond?
Ormond College provides a transformative graduate experience designed to unleash the next generation of thinkers, idea generators and leaders.
Amplify your potential
Joining our community connects you to a rich heritage of generations of Ormondians who have made a difference in their fields. A Noble Prize winner, Prime Minister, over 70 Rhodes and Fulbright Scholars, justices of the High Court, Cabinet ministers, leading medical researchers, Vice-Chancellors, captains of business, entrepreneurs, Olympians and award-winning artists, writers and performers.
When you leave Ormond, you begin a life-long journey connected to a global network of alumni who are using their talents to set ambitious agendas and influence positive change in the world.
We provide unparalleled support for graduate students in their studies. We run small classes in medicine and law subjects, academic consults in other disciplines, research discussion groups, career counselling and internship opportunities. Our dedicated teaching team includes a residential WEHI fellow, medical doctors, as well as specialists in literature, philosophy, design, maths and economics.
Big ideas, inspiring conversations
We encourage a challenging atmosphere full of powerful and rich dialogue. We host forums with visiting Nobel Laureates, debates with leaders of industry and dinners with alumni from your field of study. The diverse collisions between students, academics and leaders from all over the world will mark your time at Ormond as one of life’s great experiences. We want to set you up for professional success and inspire life-long learning.
Dedicated graduate precinct
As the largest community of graduates in a traditional residential college at the University of Melbourne, we have created a genuine community with a distinctive identity. Our beautiful, park-like campus offers different accommodation options to foster a spirit of community. Right in the heart of Melbourne – Australia’s cultural, sporting, and academic hub – our campus is fully-equipped with everything you need to live, learn and socialise. Including intercollegiate sports, weekly social events, 24hr Academic Centre, gym, famous Dining Hall and the Ormond café.