The University's main campus is in Parkville, an inner city area of parks, and a short walk from central Melbourne. The campus is attractively landscaped with historical buildings, leafy, brick-paved walks, quiet places for study and conversation and spaces for meeting, entertainment and recreation. More than 150 student clubs and societies cater for interests ranging from amateur theatre, music and film to politics, literature and religion. Conveniences include banks, cafes, a milk bar, a food cooperative, a chemist, a hair salon, a travel agent, theatres, museums, galleries, libraries, reading rooms, and various shops offering clothes, sportswear, stationery, and markets selling fruit and vegetables, clothing and general merchandise. Sporting and recreational facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasiums and weight training rooms, squash, tennis and basketball courts, a cricket practice area, a synthetic running track and playing fields.
Housing service, college accommodation and shared flats.
Public transport is readily available to and from Parkville campus. Trams and buses are right on the doorstep, with a train service nearby. Contact Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007 for the best way to travel. Car parking is not free and is limited by permit. Further private car parks are located around the campus perimeters and surrounding areas. Melway reference - map 2B C6.