Young Leaders

Want to experience life at Australia's No. 1 ranked University?


The University of Melbourne is ranked No.1 in Australia* and No.33 worldwide** 

If you are 14–17 and want a taste of university life, come and join our Young Leaders Programs at Trinity College, the University of Melbourne! More than 220 young people from all around the world participate in these fun and life-changing residential programs during the July and December school holidays.

You will experience what life is like at university and residential college in Australia while enjoying outstanding academic and personal development opportunities.

Choose a one, two or three-week academic stream where you will discover how to succeed at university, and develop skills to give you an edge for the future.

July 2015 Dates:
Week One - Sunday 28 June to Sunday 5 July
Arts, Commerce and Sports Development & Management

Week Two - Sunday 5 July to Sunday 12 July
Fine Arts, Biomedicine, English Intensive for International Students and Leadership for Social Justice

Week Three - Sunday 12 July to Sunday 19 July
Environment & Sustainability Coastal Discovery Program 

December 2015 Dates 
Week One - Sunday 29 November to Sunday 6 December
Arts and Biomedicine

Week Two - Sunday 6 December to Sunday 13 December 
Commerce and Science/Engineering

Week Three - Sunday 13 December to Sunday 20 December
Environment & Sustainability Coastal Discovery Program 

You will form part of a close-knit mentor group and together you will experience an action-packed program; learn about your pathway to the University of Melbourne, be inspired by leading academics, enjoy a range of extracurricular activities, and build lasting friendships with young leaders from around the world. 

Many of our students later enrol in one of the College's other academic programs or join Trinity as a resident. 

Sound like fun? Find out what Young Leaders is all about!




Find out more about our Young Leaders July Program

Find out more about our Young Leaders December Program

Check out some photos showing how much fun our Young Leaders have at Trinity!

Hear about what some of our past students thought about their experiences 

* Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014
** Times Higher Education Rankings 2014–2015
The University of Melbourne is ranked No.13 in the world for graduate employability (QS World University Rankings 2014-2015