Why Choose Ormond?
Ormond College provides a transformative university experience that encourages you to be your best.
Find your tribe
We host numerous academic, sporting, cultural and social activities, every week, to help you discover where you belong. Led by The Students’ Club and Learning & Community team, these immersive and inspiring events help you make new friends, challenge your thinking and exercise your leadership and teamwork skills. Inspiring you towards a path of life-long learning.
We want to foster independent thinking and collaborative ways of working. Our values of respect, community, learning, diversity, integrity and heritage are the compass by which our community live and learn together. Living by values involves positive ethical responsibilities. These oblige us to take part in the community, to care for others, and to speak up when needed.
Exercise your curiosity
Our Academic and Enrichment program supports you to not only excel in your university studies, but to broaden your academic horizons and develop your ideas. Our permanent academic staff host a range of events to help you deepen your knowledge within and outside your course, and encourage conversations which foster curiosity and will broaden your thinking now and as a life-long learner.
Amplify your potential
Joining our community connects you to a rich heritage of generations of Ormondians who have previously walked our halls and lived by our values. During your time at College, you’ll befriend and be inspired by them. When you leave Ormond, you begin a life-long journey connected to a global network of alumni who have gone on to make their mark in their chosen careers and endeavours post-university.
Live and learn right on campus
All of this is set against the backdrop of our beautiful heritage buildings and state-of-the-art learning and technology facilities, right in the heart of Melbourne – Australia’s cultural, sporting, and academic hub. Ormond’s iconic campus is equipped with everything you need, including our 24hr Academic Centre, sporting and recreation facilities, famous Dining Hall and the Ormond café, as well as our staff who are here to help you make the most of our university experience.