Welcome to Australia’s live
music & theatre capital

Rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Melbourne is Australia’s second-largest city and is a great choice if you want to mix your studies with a bohemian lifestyle and rich arts scene. The Melbourne campus is surrounded by cafes, live music venues, exotic alleyways, gourmet eateries, eclectic shopping areas and energetic nightlife - all in the heart of Australia’s Live Music Capital!

With performance spaces, dance studios, ensemble rooms and dedicated production and recording facilities, AIM Melbourne has everything you need to practice, learn and grow during your studies.



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Getting here is simple

Our Melbourne campus is centrally located in the CBD, one block from Southern Cross Station and close to trams and Flinders St Station. That makes getting here by public transport, from almost anywhere, a cinch.

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State-of-the-art facilities
for the ultimate creative space:

  • Industry-leading recording studios and music production suites stocked with professional software, mixing consoles, mics and more. Think analogue TOFT console suitable for band recording and mixing, an AVID Artist Series Mix control surface, Pro Tools, Logic X and other digital audio workstations, complemented by a comprehensive set of studio microphones – Shure, AKG, Rode, Audio Technica. Your main recording space is suitable for band recording and features a Yamaha grand piano.

  • Peter Calvo Auditorium, 160-seat capacity fitted with first-class performance equipment, digital mixing console, LED lighting rig, Yamaha grand piano and more. The ideal setting for you to take on the big stage. Read more

  • Ensemble rooms, all featuring full band set-up and backline.

  • Practice rooms with baby grands, full drum kits, bass and guitar amps and other equipment.

  • Performance spaces with rostra and full backline set-up.

  • Digital media lab with iMacs and midi keyboards complete with Pro Tools, Logic X and Ableton Live.

  • Dance studio with sprung wood floors and wall-to-wall mirrors.

  • Lecture rooms

  • Student library

  • Student kitchens

  • Student lounge

Melbourne facts

  • 2nd Most Liveable City in the World
    Economist Intelligence Unit Global Liveability Ranking, 2019
  • 3rd Best Student City in the World
    QS Best Student Cities in the World, 2019
  • 5th Safest City in the World
    Economist Intelligence Unit Safe Cities Index, 2017
  • 62,000 Annual Live Music Events Each Year
    Australian Live Music Census

At home among the action

The campus is surrounded by cafés, live music venues, exotic alleyways, gourmet eateries, eclectic shopping and energetic nightlife. AIM Melbourne is an exciting place to study and the perfect base from which to explore Australia’s second-largest city.


Some more about Melbourne...

You’ll have a variety of art and music-inspired galleries and museums on your doorstep. Diverse and underground social hubs are dotted right across the city – seek these spots out to socialise, create and perform. Popular areas for students are Fitzroy, Richmond, the bay areas of St Kilda and the cosmopolitan Southbank.


Interested in using one of our spaces complete the Event and Venue Booking form or for more information email us at eventsMELB@aim.edu.au

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