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Federation University Australia

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
At Federation University, the desire to transform lives and enhance communities informs everything we do. From research that improves people’s lives right around the world, to supporting our students to succeed at their studies and in life – we make a difference.

Distance Learning Courses

Engineering & Technology (3)
Medicine & Health (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Education & Training (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

  • As Victoria’s premier regional university, we have been educating Australia’s future leaders, innovators and thinkers for 150 years.
  • Federation University Australia was formed when the former University of Ballarat and the Gippsland Campus of Monash University were amalgamated.

Education

  • At Federation University, we’ve been building a community for 150 years. One that connects, creates and cares for each other, no matter the challenge. With a community like this around you, you can dream bigger and reach further.
  • We are driven to make a real difference - To the lives of every student who walks through our doors, and to the communities we help build and are proud to be part of. We are one of Australia’s oldest universities, known today for our modern approach to teaching and learning. For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.

Research

Federation University Australia facilitates regionally relevant and internationally recognised world-class research activity in a number of key focus areas. Our research has a measurable impact on the communities in which we are located and wider society.

Career

  • Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.
  • As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

Services

Student services

We understand that starting life at university is exciting, but that it also involves change with a challenge or two along the way. To help you meet these challenges, and to succeed, we have a range of student-focused programs, social activities and services available that will help you strike the right balance between work, life and play during your time with us.

Housing services

  • We offer a range of accommodation options on or close to campus in Ballarat, Gippsland and Berwick for groups of any size.
  • A number of services, options and packages are available for guests, including linen, meals and housekeeping, creating a tailored experience to suit your needs.

Library services

The Library is committed to supporting students to stay in their programs of study by providing targeted and mobile services. We will make it easier for you to reach us when you need to and encourage independence through self-service functions. We are proud that while we provide increasing self-service options that you still appreciate friendly face to face service and value our staff.

Student Life

Campus life

Federation University is regional Victoria's largest education institution, with campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera providing easy access to study, and approximately 1,300 staff committed to teaching excellence and student support.

Sports facilities

The Health and Fitness Centre, pool and indoor and outdoor recreational spaces will be closed to all members, programs and events.

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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