At Federation, we aim 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. Through our founding institutions we have a history dating back 150 years, and this coupled with our modern approach to teaching and learning within our higher education and TAFE offerings makes us one of Australia’s leading regional universities.
Today, we are proud to have more than 18,500 domestic and international students and 118,000 alumni across Australia and the world. Into our supportive, inclusive and thriving community, we welcome people from all backgrounds and cultures.
Federation is Australia’s first co-operative university, where by 2025 all programs will be co-designed, co-developed and co-delivered in partnership with industry, with embedded extended workplace learning. Four foundation co-op courses will be on offer in 2023; Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of IT, Bachelor of IT (Professional Practice) and Bachelor of Visual Arts.
We are rated by the Good Universities Guide as the number one university in Australia for first generation student enrolment and number one in Victoria for undergraduate starting salary and social equity. The research conducted at Federation University is world class with Clinical and Health, Education, Life Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences and Business and Economics included in the Times Higher Education (THE) Subject rankings for 2022. We are rated in the top 250 THE Young Universities worldwide. Federation drives regional economic growth and builds our communities. Our graduates thrive because Federation is deeply engaged with industries and employers.