The Mini International Student Study Hub of Bundoora in Victoria.

Where is Bundoora: Bundoora is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 16 km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District.[2] Its local government areas are the Cities of Banyule, Darebin and Whittlesea. At the 2016 Census, Bundoora had a population of 28,653.

Bundoora is the headquarters of La Trobe University, Bundoora Campus. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) also has a campus situated in Bundoora.

The 2022 total population forecast for Bundoora is 10661.

Shopping in Bundoora:

Bundoora is home to many shopping precincts including supermarkets, pharmacies, fast food chains and cafes. It is also home to UnihillDFO (Direct factory Outlet). It is one of very few direct factory outlets in Melbourne which hosts a lot of different brands under one roof.

Healthcare:

Apart from many medical centres and Doctors (GP’s) Bundoora is home to 3 main healthcare facilities.

  • Northpark Private Hospital
  • Bundoora Extended Care Centre, part of the Northern Health Network. A sub-acute hospital providing medical care for over 100 inpatients and community outpatients.
  • La Trobe Private Hospital

Accommodation:

There is plenty of accommodation available to international students living in Bundoora. This includes multiple apartment buildings, units, and houses. There are multiple real estate websites like www.realestate.com.au, www.property.com.au, www.domain.com.au to find appropriate accommodation near the RMIT and Latrobe Universities campuses in Bundoora. An international student can also access websites like www.gumtree.com.au and Facebook to find lease transfers. There are multiple websites advertising shared accommodation in Melbourne and Bundoora.

Transportation in Bundoora:

Bundoora is the last suburb on Tram route 86 operated by Yarra Trams from and to Melbourne CBD. It passes through various suburbs like Reservoir, Preston, Thornbury, Northcote, Clifton Hill etc on the way to its terminus in Bundoora. The tram service starts early in the morning and runs quite late at night.

The closest train stations are South Morang, Hawkstowe, Watsonia and Keon Park on Epping, Eltham, Hurstbridge, Greensborough, Epping, and South Morang Train routes operated by Metro Trains.

Various buses run through the area which are operated under the same Myki pass used on other public transport and the night rider buses operated from and to city on weekends also pass-through Bundoora.

Studying In Bundoora:

Bundoora is home to 2 prestigious and world-famous Universities in Australia.

LATROBE UNIVERSITY:

In fact, Latrobe Universityestablished in 1964, is Victoria’s third university with Bundoora being the location of its flagship campus. Latrobe University is one of the top 1% universities in Australia. It provides 160 plus degrees to international students from across the world. Education is delivered in a diverse and supportive environment which provides an international student studying on a visa subclass 500 a winning edge in today’s competitive job market.

While Latrobe University is a participating university under Australia government’s Destination Australia scholarship scheme for international students, it also offers scholarships to deserving prospective international students from across the world to share the financial burden of their study.

The other scholarships offered by the Latrobe University are:

Alumni Advantage

Early Bird Acceptance Grant

Latrobe International Scholarships

Region Specific International scholarships

Vice Chancellor excellence Scholarships

Regional campus Scholarships

ELICOS Scholarship

Latrobe University has minimum language requirements for undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate research study. However, some La Trobe courses need a higher level of English language proficiency than these minimum scores.

Latrobe University has other campuses around Victoria and New South Wales:

Following is the list of Latrobe University Campuses apart from Bundoora:

Shepparton Campus

Bendigo Campus

Melbourne campus

Bundoora Campus

Mildura campus

Albury – Wodonga Campus

Sydney Campus

Fields of Study at Latrobe University:

Latrobe University offers courses across various fields and streams. Following are the streams:

Arts, social sciences, and communications.

Business and commerce

Education and teaching

Health

IT (Information Technology) and Engineering

Law and Criminology

Science.

The number of successful graduates like IT engineers, nurses, managers, lawyers etc is enormous to the good quality of education.

Book an appointment at Oracle Immigration’s Bundoora Office or Geelong Office to find out the course which fits your career objectives at Latrobe University. We help you lodge your visa subclass 500 student visa application through and provide course guidance through our qualified education consultant.

We also cater to your OSHC and other visa requirement insurance needs with partnerships with all major insurance providers complying visa insurance.

While we help you choose the best course according to your objectives, we try to get you the lowest fees and see if you are eligible for any Latrobe University scholarship. We help you with your SOP (Statement of Purpose) and interview if required by the university to make your enrolment seamless.

RMIT University Bundoora

The Melbourne Bundoora campus is 18 kilometres north-east of Melbourne’s city centre – a relaxing environment surrounded by open spaces and native parklands. The campus, with East and West sections on either side of Plenty Road, houses many of RMIT’s engineering, health and medical sciences and education programs.

Key facilities include:

  • purpose-built health and medical science laboratory
  • dedicated engineering campus (East)
  • sporting facilities including a FIFA-approved soccer pitch, football oval, athletics track, and tennis and netball courts
  • a Library (West campus)
  • childcare centre
  • health sciences teaching clinics.
  • Prayer rooms.

There are plenty of outdoor features to enjoy, including the Keelbundoora Scarred Tree and Heritage Trail, ornamental lakes and abundant greenery and wildlife.

RMIT runs free bus service for students that takes students around Bundoora campus and the surrounding areas until late at night. The bus operates between 5 Pm and 10 Pm and runs every 20 minutes.

Stop locations – Bundoora RMIT Courtesy Bus:

  1. Walert House
  2. B203 Sports Centre
  3. B201/202 Library/Security
  4. Plenty Road Tram & Bus Access
  5. University Hill Shopping Centre
  6. B300 RMIT Health Sciences Clinic
  7. Bundoora East B251

RMIT interest area of education.

Like Latrobe University, RMIT offers courses across various streams and fields of study. Some key areas of study are as follows:

Art

Biomedical Sciences

Building

Business

Communication

Design

Education

Engineering

Fashion

Game design

Health Science

Information Technology

Law

Media

Property

Science

Social Science

Scholarships

Apart from the participating university for Australia Awards Scholarships, RMIT has its own funded scholarships for deserving international students. Scholarships are also available through external sponsors.

Book an appointment at Oracle Immigration’s Bundoora Office or Geelong Office to find out the course which fits your career objectives at RMIT University. We help you lodge your visa subclass 500 student visa application through and provide course guidance through our qualified education consultant.

We also cater to your OSHC and other visa requirement insurance needs with partnerships with all major insurance providers complying visa insurance.

While we help you choose the best course according to your objectives, we try to get you the lowest fees and see if you are eligible for any RMIT University scholarship. We help you with your SOP (Statement of Purpose) and interview if required by the university to make your enrolment seamless.

Apart from this there are various other primary and secondary schools in Bundoora. The list of it is as follows:

  • Bundoora secondary college is a coeducational public secondary school.
  • Parade College is a Catholic independent secondary school for boys.
  • Layola college is a Catholic independent secondary school in the Ignatian tradition, bordering Bundoora and Watsonia.
  • The Concord School, for students with additional learning needs.
  • Northside Christian College
  • Norris Bank Primary School
  • Bundoora Primary School is Victorian school no.1915, currently located at Balmoral Avenue, Bundoora.
  • St Damian’s Catholic Primary School
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