University House
The University of Melbourne


The University Club provides members with places on campus to relax and socialise, and to meet fellow staff, postgraduates and alumni from a diverse range of faculties and disciplines. On becoming a member you will join a vibrant social and academic community and gain access to member exclusive dining areas. The Club also hosts members only events.

Membership will give you access to the University House Professors’ Walk on the main campus and University House at the Woodward located on the top floor of the Law Building in Pelham Street Carlton.

It is a condition of our Licence that visitors be signed-in to the Visitor’s Books at the entrance to our venues. Members are welcome to sign-in any number of visitors.

Go to our Membership Application Form page if you would like to join the University House online. If you would like to join as an Alumni member, please use this form.

Please contact (03) 8344 5254 or email for full details.

Did you know?

  • All memberships can be paid yearly via invoice or in-person.
  • Full Ordinary Members are eligible to pay dues via salary deduction or monthly direct debit.
  • Associated Members are eligible to pay dues via monthly direct debit.

New Members of Staff

The Club offers Membership to new University of Melbourne staff with subscription waived for 12 months.

PhD Candidates

The Club offers current PhD candidates Membership for the duration of your studies (up to 4 years) with subscription fee waived.

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As a Member, you will enjoy:

  • Access to our facilities including a la carte dining, cafe and fully licenced bar
  • Comfortable lounge areas and beautiful private gardens
  • House functions, Quiz night, Book Clubs, Games Night, Song Club, Club Choir
  • Exclusive wine offers delivered with free delivery, (within 10km radius)
  • Wine Tastings all year round
  • Formal dinner events
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • Private Dining rooms with a 10% discount
  • Free coffee voucher with Full Ordinary membership
  • Happy Hour Mon – Fri
  • Reserved cellared wines on our award-winning wine list
  • Weekly newsletters
  • Birthday voucher
  • Reciprocal Clubs
  • Discounts on food and beverage include:
    • 15% off purchases in the Professors’ Walk and Woodward Cafes
    • 10% off purchases in the Professors’ Walk Bar
    • 10% off purchases in the Professors’ Walk Members’ Bistro
    • 10% off Members’ Private Dining in the Upstairs Function Rooms at Professors’ Walk

Clubs and ongoing activities

Within the Club, there are many ongoing activities we run throughout the year such as monthly quiz night and sub-clubs you can join to get involved and meet new people:

  • Book Club
  • Club Choir
  • Poetry Club
  • Quiz Night
  • Song Club

Types of Membership


  • Member of staff
  • Full-time PhD Higher Degree by Research candidates
  • Member of University Council
  • New Staff Members


  • Alumni
  • Retired Staff
  • Other Associated University Persons
  • Associate members have limited voting rights