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The University of Melbourne

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Federal Government
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Summary Information:
The University of Melbourne (the University) is Victoria's first university. The secular publicly owned institution was established in 1853 under Victorian legislation. The Universtiy later became a Commonwealth funded institution, however it opened a private wing in 1998. Upon opening the University had 16 students, though enrolment is now in the thousands and there were 16 faculties as of 2006.

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