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Federation University Brief Description

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About University

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the nation's leading regional universities. With a reputation for relevance and excellence, FedUni has a strong tradition of education and training delivery spanning more than 145 years. We were the nation's first regional, multi-sector university and are the third oldest site of higher learning in Australia. With campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera, our programs are also delivered online and via a range of partner institutes across Australia and around the globe. A student support centre is also based in Malaysia. We have around 23,000 international and domestic students. 

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Why University

With 5 stars for teaching quality* seven years in a row - FedUni's the ideal place for you to learn to succeed. As one of Victoria's 5-star universities**, we offer over 400 programs - from short courses to degrees and beyond. Pathways can help you transition through your study life and career. Whether you have an existing qualification that you want to consider credit options for, or you are looking for a pathway through an alternative entry method, we have options available to help you get there. Our teaching facilities and equipment meet the very highest standards to ensure you are well prepared for industry and research.

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Life at University

Our aim is to get you off on the right foot from day one, to meet new people and make new friends. There are so many great opportunities for you to meet staff and students to make a smooth transition into university life. You can get involved in a club, society or sports team on campus, or participate in recreational trips and activities held throughout the year.

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KickStart is FedUni's online registration tool to apply for scholarships, bursaries and grants. Please browse the following pages to see what you may be eligible for.

  • Scholarships: There are a range of scholarships offered for those considering studying at FedUni in the future and for current students both international and domestic. 
  • Bursaries: Bursaries are offered each semester to assist eligible students who face significant financial challenges to attend university.
  • Grants: A grant is a one-time supply of goods or equipment to assist those with the most needs with their studies or placement. A number of different grants are e.g. books, uniforms, computers and placement.

Federation University Features

Online Learning

Study an online degree with FedUni, ranked #1 in Victoria for student support.


There are a range of scholarships offered for those considering studying at FedUni in the future and for current students both international and domestic. FedUni scholarships recognise academic excellence.


Living on Residence provides you with the best start to your university experience.


We serve regional needs by establishing research programs in critical areas.

Student support

As a student at FedUni there are a wide range of services and support to assist you.We understand that starting your life as a university student is exciting, but that it also involves change with a challenge or two along the way.


5 stars for teaching seven years in a row*. Good Universities Guide 2010 - 2016

Our campuses around the world

    • Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)
    • Brisbane, Queensland
    • SMB Campus (Ballarat)
    • Camp Street Campus (Ballarat)
    • Gippsland Campus (Churchill)
    • Berwick Campus (Melbourne)
    • Wimmera Campus
    • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Support Centre)

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Scholarships now available

Scholarships at Federation University provide financial assistance to students to help further their education.