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 300 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 one, two or three-week academic streams where you will discover how to succeed at university and develop skills to give you an edge in school now and for your future.

July 2016 Program Dates

Week One - Sunday 26 June to Sunday 3 July

Commerce (full - with waiting a list)
Sports Development & Management
English Intensive - Drama & Communication

Week Two - Sunday 3 July to Sunday 10 July
Fine Arts
Biomedicine (full - with a waiting list)
Leadership for Social Justice
The Law & Justice (NEW)

Week Three - Sunday 10 July to Sunday 17 July
Personal Development - Future Leaders (NEW)
Environment & Sustainability Coastal Discovery Program 

December 2016 Program Dates

Week One - Sunday 27 November to Sunday 4 December

Week Two - Sunday 4 December to Sunday 11 December
The Law and Justice
Science & Engineering
Sport Development & Management

Week Three - Sunday 11 December to Sunday 18 December
Personal Development - Future Leaders
Environment & Sustainability Coastal Discovery Program 

July 2017 Program Dates (To Be Confirmed)
Please contact Ms Chris Fyfe - Manager, Short Term Programs via email for details

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! 

Young Leaders July Program

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 2015
** The University of Melbourne is Ranked No.33 in the world in the prestigious Times Higher Education Rankings 2015–2016. Read about our rankings