Popular with tourists, Melbourne is considered Australia’s cultural and culinary capital.
Melbourne is widely regarded as Australia’s cultural and culinary capital with a strong sporting tradition, which makes it a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world. It’s the combination of Victorian history, global food and music, a strong dedication to both the arts and sports that makes Melbourne a city where hospitality and tourism careers can flourish in a variety of roles. Every major global hotel chain is represented in Melbourne and the city also showcases a popular casino on the Yarra River. Consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world and top cities in the world to study, Melbourne is an ideal city to pursue a Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management or Master of International tourism and Hotel Management.
- A contemporary and professional teaching environment
- Located in the heart of the CBD
- Proximity to over 150 hotels (including 24 rated 5-star) within a 5km radius, for ample job opportunities
- Easy access via rail, tram and bus
- State-of-the-art learning hub
- Ample student support
- Vibrant and diverse student community
- Dedicated student spaces
- A range of student support services
Come and see the campus
We offer guided campus tours and regular information sessions for prospective students. Get in touch to arrange a time to visit The Hotel School Melbourne campus.
Living in Melbourne
The capital of the state of Victoria, Melbourne was once the wealthiest city in the world due to a significant gold rush in Australia’s early colonial history. Its central business district enjoys a unique blend of magnificent Victorian-era sandstone buildings and modern architectural designs set a vibrant tone for residents and visitors alike. Laneway boutiques, cosmopolitan cafés and hidden bars provide a central nervous system of secrets to be discovered at ground level.
Events and activities
Melburnians enjoy a European lifestyle celebrating food, music, art and sport.
What’s the climate like?
Famous for seeing 4 seasons in a day, Melbourne’s variety of weather is a part of its unique character.
What is the cost of living in Melbourne?
Melbourne living costs are slightly above the national average but offers a high standard of living.
Finding part-time employment
Casual jobs in hospitality management in Melbourne are common and jobs are often posted via the SCU Student Login.
There are numerous living arrangements ideal for students of The Hotel School Melbourne.
Getting around Melbourne
Melbourne is facilitated by trains, trams and buses as well as taxis and rideshare services. Cycling is also very common due to the city’s relatively flat topography.