Overview | Trinity College - The University of Melbourne

Learning at Trinity

Founded in 1872 as the first college of the University of Melbourne, Trinity College is a unique tertiary institution that has a distinguished history of helping prepare exceptional people to become outstanding community members.

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Trinity College provides a diverse range of academic and extracurricular programs for more than 1,500 talented students each year from across Australia and around the world. These programs include:

Trinity College actively contributes to the life of the wider University and its main campus is set within the University grounds. An Anglican institution, Trinity welcomes people of all faiths and none. The College celebrates, and is enriched by, the diverse backgrounds of its staff and students.

At Trinity College, you will enjoy transformational experiences that inspire you to contribute to the world's big issues. Teachers and tutors support and challenge you academically, mentors will guide and advise you, visiting scholars (including Nobel prize winners and Rhodes Scholars) will enrich and inspire you, and there are plenty of staff and students to offer pastoral care and support. 

Set on a beautiful campus and in the company of other remarkable students with diverse talents, interests, ideas, and backgrounds, you will establish lifelong friends and have access to and become part of an international network.