The foundation of the University of Melbourne was laid in the year 1853 in Melbourne, Australia. It is the oldest university in Melbourne and 2nd oldest in entire Australia. It is one of the leading universities throughout the world and Times Higher Education has ranked it at the 33rd spot. Moreover, the university stands at the 5th spot in QS World University Subject Rankings for its education in the year 2015.
The university accepts large number of Indian students and is one of the most preferred choice for Indian students looking for international universities. Moreover, it also offers many different types of scholarships to its Indian students and is well-known for its modern research in various streams.