International House is a residential college owned by the University of Melbourne. We bring together approximately 350 graduate and undergraduate students from Australia and overseas, in a community that is devoted to academic success, intercultural understanding and personal growth.
News and updates
- Become an Industry Mentor to International Students
Study Melbourne is enlisting industry mentors to help guide selected international students participating in their LIVE program.
If becoming a mentor and imparting your industry wisdom interests you, learn more here...
- Founding IH Council Member Honoured
Philanthropist and founding IH Council member, the late Dr Olive Mence OAM, has been honoured with a plaque on the University's Professors' Walk. Watch our fascinating 2015 interview with Dr Mence...
- IH Council Member Publishes Business Book
International House Council member Howard Khoo recently published his first book, Street Kung-Fu: Street Wisdom of Successful Businesses (Kanyin Publications, 2017)...
- Bachelor of Arts Medal for Alumna
IH congratulates alumna Cassandra Joore-Short who was recently awarded the Bachelor of Arts Medal at the University of Melbourne. Read more from Cassie...
- 2017 Café Internationale - Celebrating 60 years!
Café Internationale 2017 sure was a night to remember! As 2017 marks 60 years of International House, we used Café as an opportunity to celebrate how far the college has come over its lifespan...
Mildura to Mexico
Leaving the family property in rural Victoria to study at the University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Commerce Access Melbourne student and IH alumnus Samuel Barnden is determined to make the most of every opportunity, in and out of the classroom.
IH Tutorial Program Grows
Academic support is an important part of the House experience. At international House, the tutorial program is the centrepiece of this support. This year IH is offering almost 80 tutorials which are conducted each week across all of the undergraduate degree areas.
The Holi Festival 2017
Holi originates in the mystical land of India and has been traditionally celebrated as a mark of cultural unity and brotherhood, making it one of the most "fraternitastic" IH events!
- Fraternitas alumni magazine
Fraternitas is the magazine for alumni, donors and friends of International House. Catch up with all the latest news, events and happenings at our college, see what past IHers are doing now, and find out the ways you can be more involved with IH today.
A Thirst for International Understanding and Communication
Ever sat in the Jace and wondered what masala tea tastes like at sunrise on the side of a small village overlooking the Himalayas?...
IH Alumna Publishes Children's Book
IH taught me friendship. I met my second family at IH, people that were complete strangers to me became integral parts of my life within a term...
The Malaysian International House Experience
I cannot stress the importance of International House and the University of Melbourne in shaping my identity as an individual capable of interacting in any social environment...
Dr Deborah Seifert AM
Our Head of College Dr Deborah Seifert has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List.
Taking the gigantic leap: studying in Melbourne
Going to another country to study can be an overwhelming and intimidating experience. This is the story of a Bangladeshi student who moved to Melbourne and now lives at International House.
- We came first in the #icac Fresher Dance Off competition on Sunday night! Great work team! #IHMelbourne #fraternitas
Life at International House
Information relevant to current residents of International House.