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Why Melbourne is the best place to study and experience culture

March 22, 2023 - 1 min read

Melbourne, ranked in the top five student cities in the world,* provides a welcoming and engaging culture for students to experience the arts, food and coffee, and meet a diverse range of people.

Meet Jesslynda, who is studying a Bachelor of Design at Deakin’s Burwood Campus, which is just a short distance from Melbourne’s city centre.

When she was researching universities back in her home country Indonesia, she found that Deakin has the highest level of overall student satisfaction of universities in the Australian state of Victoria.^ Now as a student, Jesslynda is enjoying her time at Deakin because of the plentiful opportunities and support provided to her.

While she studies, Jesslynda is enjoying her time in Melbourne, experiencing arts culture and her newfound love of coffee.

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*QS Best Student Cities 2023

*Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)


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As one of Australia's leading tertiary education providers, Deakin offers a personalised experience enhanced by world-class programs and innovative digital engagement. We lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world.

#1 university in Australia for educational experience*
Top 1% of universities worldwide**
#1 university careers service in Australia^
Victoria's #1 university for teaching quality^^
#1 university in Victoria for student satisfaction#

* 2022 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students, UA benchmark group Victorian universities.
** ARWU Rankings 2023
^^ 2022 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark group Victorian universities.
# Australian Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2022 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT).

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