Your Pathway to the University of Melbourne

Your education future

Great universities and lots of graduate jobs make Melbourne one of the best cities in the world for students. (QS Best Student Cities)

Living in Melbourne

Prepare for Australian High School

Get ready for high school in Australia. Our English for High School program gives you the tools to achieve your potential.

High School English

Your working holiday experience

Want to work and travel in Australia? Open up job opportunities and increase confidence with your improved English skills.

General English

Pathway to University of Melbourne

Prepare to study at Australia’s No.1 ranked university with our University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program.


Study English on a university campus in Melbourne, Australia

Our English school is located on the University of Melbourne’s Hawthorn campus. Hawthorn is a leafy suburb of Melbourne with excellent bus, train and tram connections, parklands and shopping.

Students love the university campus facilities, such as the lecture theatre, large library, gymnasium, canteen and independent study areas.

Many of our students go on to study at local high schools, the University of Melbourne and other direct entry partner institutions.


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Support for international students

Our Student Services Manager Elise Fraser is one of many Hawthorn-Melbourne staff dedicated to making your time in Melbourne happy and productive.

The student services team will help you to find accommodation and settle into life in Australia.

Student services staff like Elise will give you the tools and advice you need to be confident in class, and confident outside the classroom. 


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30 Years of Excellence in English Education

Established in 1986, Hawthorn-Melbourne specialises in preparing students for further study in Australia and is an established pathway for international students to tertiary institutions and high schools. Hawthorn-Melbourne is endorsed by the University of Melbourne as a provider of English language intensive courses for overseas students in Melbourne.

Hawthorn Learning Pty Ltd CRICOS Provider Code 02931G