Foundation Studies

Your pathway to undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne.

Welcome to Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS), the only Foundation Studies program with guaranteed entry into the University of Melbourne undergraduate courses for students who achieve the required scores.

What is Foundation Studies?

Trinity College's Foundation Studies program provides a pathway for international students wishing to study at the University of Melbourne. It's a rewarding program taught by leading industry professionals, and is complemented by strong student support services and social activities to help you comfortably transition from high school to university.

Our program has been designed in conjunction with the University of Melbourne and is supervised by the University's academic board, so it perfectly dovetails into your future tertiary studies. Approximately 80 per cent of students that complete TCFS go on to enrol in courses at the University of Melbourne.

Why study at Trinity?

Located in one of the world's most livable cities, Trinity College is the perfect location for you to experience life in Australia while preparing yourself to study at the University of Melbourne, ranked the number one university in Australia (Times Highers Education World University Rankings 2019).

By studying at Trinity, you'll have access to a focused discipline strea, flexible study options, personalised study advice, social activities and the opportunity to join a diverse community of inspiring, like-minded students.

Learn more about Trinity College Foundation Studies

Apply & Enrol

Apply and Enrol

Apply for Trinity College and move one step closer to the University of Melbourne, plus find out about our scholarships.

Apply & Enrol

Academic Program

Academic Program

Trinity will prepare you for Australia's best tertiary education and give you the tools to develop as an independent thinker.

Academic Program

Student Support

Academic & Personal Support

Our community can provide academic and personal support to help you define your goals and reach your full potential.

Student Support

Life in FS

Foundation Studies - Your pathway to the University of Melbourne

See what a day in the life of a Foundation Studies student at Trinity College looks like.

Watch the Video

Enquiries

Enquiries

Get in touch with our friendly team if you have questions about foundation studies.

Enquiries

Living Options 

Living Options for Foundation Studies

Find out how our Accommodation Office can help you find a safe and affordable place to live.

Living Options

Living in Australia

Living in Australia

We warmly welcome new students. We help them settle in, meet friends, and make the most of their course.

Living in Australia

Prospectus

Foundation Studies Prospectus

Our prospectus contains useful information about our Foundation Studies programs.

Prospectus

Students Blog

FS Student Blogs

Learn about what you can look forward to from current Foundation Studies students.

Students Blog