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How to Apply

We accept applications from prospective undergraduates at The University of Melbourne or Monash Pharmacy in Parkville. Intercollegiate protocol requires that applicants apply to only one of the residential colleges affiliated with the University of Melbourne. Students do this by applying to the college of their first preference, then listing other colleges as subsequent preferences on their application form.  

Applications are lodged in the year prior to entry and deadlines vary across colleges.

Applications are open now for semester 2, 2020 and semester one, 2021.
Thank you for your interest in St Hilda's College.

For the one residential fee, the St Hilda’s College experience includes:

  • 39 weeks at College (that means you don’t move out in June and July)
  • 21 delicious meals per week
  • modern rooms
  • music and practice rooms
  • access to the onsite gym and, a full University of Melbourne sports membership
  • a comprehensive academic support program
  • all text books
  • 14 onsite residential tutors
  • 10 residential advisors to support and guide you
  • a full program of events, dinners and workshops to help you achieve your goals
  • career support and advice
  • access to the alumni mentor program to support your aspirations
  • Orientation (Welcome Week) to help you settle in.

Early applications are encouraged and provisional College offers are available. 

All applicants will be invited for an interview either in person or via Skype. 

Detailed application and selection information is provided below. For any further queries, please click here to contact the Admissions Coordinator, Kim Jackson or telephone +61 3 9248 8416.

Important: please note St Hilda’s College can only accommodate University of Melbourne (including VCA) students and Monash University’s Parkville campus Pharmacy students.

Step 1

You must complete the University of Melbourne College and Halls of Residence - Application. Once you have submitted your application the intercollegiate college will notify us.

Residence application
Step 2

Once submitted, applicants can email other documentation to the Admissions Coordinator at

Documents required:

  • School report
  • Signed privacy declaration
  • once you have submitted your application. 
  • ATAR or final school year results and university letter of offer
  • Application payment of $75.00 AUD (click here to pay the application fee) 
  • A personal and academic reference will also be required. Once you have submitted your application you will be sent an individulalized link to forward to your referees for completion. 
step 3

St Hilda’s College will contact you with further instructions once we receive your application. Applicants will be sent a Prospective Student Questionnaire, requesting information about their course and career aspirations; academic interests; extracurricular activities; employment and work experience; participation in student exchange programs; leadership experiences; and non-academic achievements.

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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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