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Fall 2023 Applications Are Still Open!
Fall & Spring 2023 Applications Are Still Open!


Federation University is one of Australia’s oldest universities. The University is known today for its modern approach to teaching and learning. For 150 years, Federation University has been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.

Ballarat is the historic home of Federation University Australia. Today, Federation University  is a central focus of the city, with major campuses and strong connections to local industry, culture and community. The flagship Ballarat campus is set on 110 hectares of natural bushland, Mt Helen combines a beautiful location with cutting-edge teaching and research facilities. 

Why Federation University - Mount Helen (Ballarat)

  • Campus Life: Students will have every opportunity to get involved in Federation life through clubs, societies, sports teams, recreational trips and activities. They will have the chance to meet new people, get inspired and build lifelong connections.
  • Facilities: The Mount Helen Campus boasts a state-of-the-art science and engineering building, immersive nursing labs, a new health and sports precinct, lecture theatres, 24-hour access computer labs, a library, spiritual facilities, student lounges, a café, eating areas and a children’s centre. With beautiful walking trails around the grounds, students should keep an eye out for koalas and kangaroos!
  • Continued Support: Even after students graduate, they are still part of the Federation community. With strong relationships with industry partners, students' degrees will provide opportunities that are set to grow.
  • Life-Changing Research: Federation University research is ranked well above world standard. Federation collaborates with communities and industries across Australia and overseas, and this work has a measurable impact on society.
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