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.
We offer access to higher education, TAFE, secondary schooling and research opportunities. With campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland and the Wimmera, our programs are also delivered online and via a range of partner institutes across Australia and around the globe.
We have around 23,000 international and domestic students. We are committed to serving regional Victorian communities, yet have a broad national and international outlook. We offer the best of both worlds; combining a strong tradition of tertiary education with the freedom and dynamism that comes with being a multi-sector university with close links to local industry and technology.
Why choose FedUni?
With 5 stars for teaching quality* seven years in a row - FedUni's the ideal place for you to learn to succeed.
There's a course to suit you
As one of Victoria's 5-star universities, we offer over 400 programs - from short courses to degrees and beyond.
Browse our Course Finder to find out about what you can study and applying for our program.
Discover your pathway to study
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.
All the support you need
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.
To help you meet these challenges, and to succeed, we have developed the following range of student-focused programs including Student Futures Program, LEAP into Uni, Returning to study (FAST program)and support for students with disabilities.
Experience uni life
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.
Join the Federation Generation
The Federation Generation is how we celebrate all that is good about what we do. Inspired by all of us, we've set out to unite our diverse community through a celebration of our achievements, values and unique regional spirit.
Small class sizes
Our class sizes are smaller than most metropolitan institutions, meaning you can receive one-to-one assistance directly from your lecturer or tutor.
Our teaching facilities and equipment meet the very highest standards to ensure you are well prepared for industry and research.
Our programs are regularly reviewed to ensure they have national and international relevance. Our close links with major industries play an important role in the design of our programs which will greatly benefit you as a new graduate.
We'll help you to succeed
- FedUni has the highest graduate employment rating of any Victorian-based university.
- Over 79% of our graduates are employed full-time
- Over 14% of our graduates continue into full-time study
- Our graduates have rated us 5 stars for overall satisfaction