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Federation University Australia

Victoria, Australia
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost USD 1,109 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 2%
Institution type Public

About Federation University Australia

Located in Victoria, Australia, Federation University Australia (FedUni) is a fully distinguished university by the Australian government with its many campuses branching throughout Victoria in Melbourne or specifically Berwick. With an elaborate record of its 145 years’ worth of history, it has been making drastic changes since its first establishment. FedUni is thriving to ensure that the quality of their education offered to students is satisfactory. Several unique features of FedUni includes its small classrooms and emphasis on providing individual attention that can boost students’ levels of self-confidence and build their list of skills.

Furthermore, sharing knowledge in the classrooms is not enough to build students who are fully independent and adaptable in the working field. FedUni generates close ties with many areas in the industry in hopes that the available courses offered are consistent with the needs of the industry through reviews and maintenance. With almost 20,000 students under its wing and a list of quality courses on offer, QILT 2017 has rated FedUni as Victoria’s top institution for its strong student support, an encouraging graduate employment rate and possessing the highest if not most impressive starting salary elsewhere.

FedUni comprises of different educational opportunities including higher education, Technical and Further Education (TAFE), secondary schooling, and research opportunities. In its effort to branch out on delivering education to a wider range of students, FedUni also provides online courses through its connections with partner institutes across Australia and the world. As of today, FedUni offers courses to more than 23,000 international and domestic students, and bring them closer to being more connected to the domestic industry and technology.

Campus information

FedUni is one of Victoria’s dominating education institution around and has campuses dotting in different areas of the country including Ballarat, Gippsland and the Wimmera. These campuses provide students with an almost effort-free access to perfect their study experience. At FedUni, an estimation of 500 staff are engaged in being fully-committed to provide quality teaching experience and student support.

  • Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)
    • The institution’s biggest campus
    • Houses two residences — Peter Lalor Hall and Bella Guerin Hall
    • Accommodates to the School of Education and Arts, School of Health Sciences, School of Science, Information Technology and Engineering, the Business School.
  • SMB Campus (Ballarat)
    • Accommodates to the School of Mines Ballarat & Ballarat Gaol
    • Provides training for different qualifications such as Certificate Level, Advanced Diploma, and Degree level study.
  • Camp Street Campus (Ballarat)
    • Accommodates the Arts Academy
    • Consist of the Old General Post Office Building, the Old Courthouse, and others.
  • Gippsland Campus (Churchill)
  • Wimmera Campus (Horsham, Ararat and Stawell)


To obtain accommodation throughout the course of their study at FedUni, students can apply via online. However, students are advised to study the relevant information before submitting their application. In general, FedUni accommodation is designed to meet students' comfort with single fully furnished bedrooms as part of their options. Other than that, students also have access to the TV or lounge area as well as fully equipped kitchens. At every residence, laundry facilities are provided.

Here are some of the accommodation options provided:

Ballarat residences

  • Peter Lalor Hall
  • Jemacra Hall
  • Victoria Hall
  • Bella Guerin Hall
  • Camp Street

Gippsland residences

  • North Residences
  • South Residences
  • West Residences
  • Halls of Residences

Melbourne (Berwick) residences

  • Types: Halls Standard Apartment, Halls Standard Bedroom & Halls Ensuite Room


Courses available 6

Business, Management 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Sports Science 2


Reviews 2

Excellent staff and student culture.
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Federation the best university of Australia for teaching quality. I found that this university has an excellent environment. The students have a great academic support.
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