Federation University Australia

Federation University Australia

At Federation University Australia, we’re driven to make a real difference – to the lives of every student who studies with us, and to the communities we help build and are a part of. With a proud history spanning 150 years, we’re renowned for our excellent student support, high quality teaching and outstanding graduate outcomes.

Support services and programs

Known for our supportive and inclusive environment, we understand that studying abroad is exciting, but it’s also a difficult challenge. We’re here to help. Our service and support programs include:

  • International Student Support
  • student careers and employment
  • academic and English language support
  • airport transfer service
  • International Student Committee
  • sporting and social clubs
  • health services
  • religious services (including prayer rooms).

Student accommodation

Make campus your home and live with us. We offer a range of accommodation options located on or close to our campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland and Berwick. Our accommodation starts from around $170 per week. We’ve also partnered with Student One in Brisbane, located only a three-minute walk to campus. Visit federation.edu.au/fedliving for more information.


Global Innovator Scholarship

20% off fees

The Global Innovator Scholarship celebrates the enterprising spirit of international students. All new international students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program in 2021 will receive a guaranteed 20% tuition fee scholarship (AU$9,000 to AU$26,000) the full duration of their degree.

Global Excellence Scholarship

25% off fees

The Global Excellence Scholarship celebrates the academic achievement of international students. New international students with an outstanding academic background will receive a 25% tuition fee scholarship (AU$11,000 to AU$32,500) for the full duration of their degree.

Accommodation Support Scholarship

Up to $4,000 off accommodation

Living on campus is a great way to settle into life at Federation. New international students may be eligible for our Accommodation Support Scholarships, worth up to $4,000 for a year.

For full details of scholarships, including eligibility criteria and terms and conditions, visit federation.edu.au/scholarships.


Federation University’s close links with major industries play an important role in the design and academic rigour of courses. It’s one of the reasons why our graduates have been rated the best in Victoria for graduate employment and starting salary*

Our range of courses includes:

  • business
  • creative arts
  • education
  • engineering
  • humanities and social sciences
  • information technology
  • nursing and healthcare
  • psychology
  • science
  • sports
  • research.


Our research is ranked well above world standard, with the university achieving the highest possible five-out-of-five rating in seven research areas by Excellence in Research Australia (ERA). This includes nursing, human movement and sports science, environmental sciences, clinical sciences, applied mathematics, civil engineering and environmental science and management.

We’re driven by the innovative research we do, and the brilliant minds that power it. We collaborate with communities and industries across Australia and overseas and our work has measurable impact on our wider society. Discover the range of careers and courses available at study.federation.edu.au.


Students can apply direct or via an authorised agent. Visit federation.edu.au/international/study-at-federation/apply to apply.

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