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Why St Hilda's?

Big dreams. Bold ideas. Our residential community will welcome you to university and settle you into your new home so you can make it all happen. Life at St Hilda’s is an expansive world – opportunities open up living on campus, connected to a great bunch of people and programs. It’s the place where you can aspire and build your future. Communitas with gravitas… we think you’ll love it here!

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St Hilda's will help you get where you need to go, while also fostering unique skills and lifelong friendships.  Our 16 residential tutors provide an abundance of academic support, balanced with endless cohort events, career help and mental health support. Being a close-knit community of 220 students (plus Pearl our College labrador), we punch far above our weight academically, in the arts and in sport. Come and join our community!




Here at St Hilda’s, we know everyone has unrealised potential. Along with numerous extracurriculars, our College prides itself on its intense academic support network. Ranging from a tailored tutorial program paired with an extensive private library, students are given the resources they need to achieve. The new 2020 Employability Program fronted by TedX speaker and entrepreneur Josh Farr, from Campus Consultancy, combines learnt knowledge with practical skills needed for the workforce and beyond.


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Imagine a close-knit community where you are welcome to be you. Since inception, St Hilda’s has been a pioneer for inclusivity and authenticity. Our founders created a nurturing environment where differences and individuality are applauded in the spirit of Communitas.


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With a community located in Melbourne's vibrant inner city, everything is at your doorstep. College residents enjoy quality meals, modern/private accommodation and state-of-the-art facilities for learning and thriving. Our diverse student body provides a welcoming and engaging experience that has shown to span through decades, even after leaving.

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St Hilda’s recognises University as a stepping stone to unleashing future potential. Our residents are encouraged to expand their horizons, explore new interests and achieve big things- together. Our specialist programs support residents to become job ready and industry connected, with professional mentoring and a focus on leadership and personal development.


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Moving in to St Hilda's

Thank you for choosing St Hilda’s as your new home away from home, there is so much for us to show you. Kicking off with Orientation Week (also called O-Week), staff and existing students will go out of their way to help settle you in, and begin your Hilda’s journey. Whether you’re an international or local student, there is something exciting waiting for you.

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Applications, Fees and Scholarships

Find details on fees, but most importantly, a step-by-step guide on how to apply. Explore the numerous scholarships and college-assisted programs provided by St Hilda’s to accommodate all financial backgrounds. Find details on fees, but most importantly, a step-by-step guide on how to apply and arrange a College tour!

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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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