Federation University is regional Victoria's largest education institution, with campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera.
Federation University is in the top 250 young universities in the world as rated by Times Higher Education.
The University has seven schools:
School of Arts
School of Education
School of Science, Psychology and Sport
School of Health
School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences
Federation Business School
Global Professional School
Plus Federation TAFE
Camp Street Campus is located in central Ballarat, this campus houses the Arts Academy. The campus consists of the Old General Post Office Building, the Old Courthouse, and several newer buildings which were completed in 2002.
SMB Campus is located in central Ballarat and incorporates the original School of Mines Ballarat and the Old Ballarat Gaol. The campus offers training from Certificate level through to Advanced Diploma and Bachelor degree level study.
Western Victorian campuses
Horsham Campus offers TAFE courses and a Higher Education course in Nursing.
Mount Helen campus is located in Mount Helen, 10 km south of Ballarat. The university's largest campus, it has three residences, Peter Lalor South Hall, Peter Lalor North Hall, and Bella Guerin Hall. Its programs include the School of Education and Arts; School of Health Sciences; School of Science, Information Technology and Engineering; and the Business School.
The Gippsland Campus is located in the township of Churchill in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges. The campus is home to over 2,500 students. The campus was formerly Monash University, Gippsland campus, but became part of Federation University Australia on 1 January 2014.
The Berwick Campus is located 40km south east of the Melbourne city centre. It was transitioning itself from the Monash University, Berwick campus in 2017 and completed its transition in early 2018. Nursing has the highest enrolment for Berwick campus, also focusing on education courses, IT and Psychology.
The Brisbane campus, situated in the Brisbane city area, offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Information Technology, Business and Allied Health.