Welcome to Australia’s live music
& theatre capital
Rated as the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit for seven consecutive years (2010–2017!), Melbourne is Australia’s second-largest city and a great choice if you want to mix your studies and performing with a bohemian lifestyle and rich arts scene.
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.
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.
- Most Liveable City in the World
Economist Intelligence Unit Global Liveability Ranking, 2010–2017
- 4th Best Student City in the World
QS Best Student Cities in the World, 2017
- 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.