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A Place to Belong

Imagine a close-knit community where you are welcome to be you. Our current students represent each Melbourne degree program. Our current student profile is 12% international; 47% interstate; 4% Melbourne metro; and 37% Victorian rural/regional, but we would love to welcome more international students. Today’s residents benefit from the spirit of Communitas and personalised pastoral care that makes our college different.

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Take your place in a living community of 220 residents, and make the most of St Hilda’s alumni and supporters who will nurture you into adulthood.

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Financial Assistance

St Hilda’s invites achievers. Through financial assistance and access and excellence scholarships, we’re able to welcome a diverse range of students into our community.

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Welcome Week

The week before you start University, we will help you settle in to university, college and city life. We will help you enrol into the right subjects, introduce you to life-long friends and ensure you get a great start to uni life.

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Tours of the College

Make a time to visit St. Hilda's and see for yourself our modern facilities and communitas spirit in action. Our tours are hosted by current students who will give you great insight into the St Hilda's experience.

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Moving into St Hilda's

Welcome to your living community. There’s so much here for you at St Hilda’s. Our positive orientation culture will help you settle in and discover it all. Check out our tips for moving in. You’ll soon get to know your way around and make friends through student clubs and activities.

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Students at College
In retrospect, there was no better choice for college than St Hilda's. When you move to any new place, especially when travelling from interstate or overseas, you're scared. No matter how confident, well - prepared and personable you are; you are scared. I don't think I've had those anxieties lifted so fast anywhere than Hilda's. The community is welcoming, inclusive and even if you feel as if you don't fit in at first you will find your people here.

Alex, from Sydney, studying Arts

St Hilda's College
19-25 College Crescent Parkville VIC 3052 Australia.

St Hilda's College is a living community and residential college on campus at the University of Melbourne.

We acknowledge and pay respect to the Wurrundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, the Traditional Owners of the land upon which our college is situated.  We pay our respect to all the Elders of Indigenous students who call St Hilda’s home.  We also acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of our community, the University of Melbourne, and the wider world.

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