Box Hill Institute

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Known for its collaborative, industry-connected and practical approach to teaching and learning, Box Hill Institute (BHI) is a leading secondary, vocational and higher education provider.  Beginning in 1924 with just 65 local students, the Institute now has 3 campuses around  Australia, operates in 10 countries and offers a wide range of globally recognised courses to about 40,000 students.

Over its almost 100-year history, BHI has focused on working with industry to deliver career-relevant learning experiences that innovate, create and uplift the community.  From degrees and short courses to diplomas, BHI’s practical, flexible approach to education leads to proven success. Box Hill Institute’s partnerships, services and initiatives focus on improving career opportunities, contributing to local industry, and supporting community connections.

The Institutes main campus is located 13 kms east of the Melbourne City. Students learn in modern facilities, including real and simulated environments, and meet people from all over the world.


  • Finalist : Large Training Provider of the Year and Inclusive Training Provider Award, 2020 Victorian Training Awards
  • Winner: International Training Provider of the Year Award, 2018 Australian Training Awards
  • Winner: Large Training Provider of the Year Award 2016,  Australian Training Awards
Box Hill, Melbourne
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Studying at Box Hill

As a student at Box Hill, you will gain the skills and knowledge employers are looking for which can lead to exciting, rewarding careers. You can also gain credits toward further studies at university.

Study at Box Hill Institute is also about making new friendships and exploring new cultures. You will be attending classes with Australian and international students and this, together with the multicultural nature of the local population, creates a welcoming, stimulating learning environment.

The Institute is in Melbourne. Box Hill is a major suburb some 18kms east of the city centre. It is a suburban public transport centre, less than half an hour by train from central Melbourne and easily accessible by bus. Box Hill is a great place to live and study. It is well serviced by shopping centres, health services, religious centres, restaurants, sporting arenas and parks.

Box Hill Institute has three main campuses, all within walking distance of each other and of central Box Hill. 

Government funded

Since our doors first opened, back in 1924, Box Hill Institute has been delivering high quality vocational training to provide students with the skills necessary to begin or further a rewarding career. Box Hill Institute is a government registered and government funded provider. We offer state of the art modern facilities, a high standard of teaching, security and excellent value for your tuition fees. Whether you are studying to gain skills to further your career or continuing on a tertiary education pathway your Box Hill Institute award will be nationally recognised. 

What can you study?

Study levels offered at Box Hill range from certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas through to bachelor and associate degrees. We offer courses in over 50 different fields of study, catering to the needs of a diverse range of interests.

This makes for a stimulating blend of interesting people and ideas.

Box Hill Institute offers a range of bachelor degrees in subjects including:

  • Commerce (applied)
  • Fashion
  • Computer systems (networking), l Biotechnology and innovation
  • Hospitality management
  • Applied music

New and popular career courses include:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Applied)
  • Bachelor of Fashion
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems (Networking)
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology and Innovation
  • Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing)
  • Diploma of Automotive Technology

Other programmes offered at certificate, diploma and advanced diploma include:

  • Business
  • Biotechnology and innovation
  • Floristry, beauty and hairdressing
  • Information and computer technology
  • Fashion studies
  • Travel and tourism
  • Hospitality

Most courses at Box Hill Institute cost between A$11,900 and A$15,320 a year in tuition fees. Bachelor degrees offer great value at A$15,320 per year for tuition fees.

Our graduates can apply for further studies at many Australian universities. Students who have successfully completed a diploma or advanced diploma may get up to 1.5 years credit toward a bachelor degree

undertaken at an Australian university or at Box Hill Institute. 

International support services

The Institute provides a range of services, including general welfare support and counselling along with information for further studies. Our services include:

  • Free airport transfer service
  • Free accommodation placement service
  • Free counselling
  • Free study support programmes
  • A comprehensive welcome festival 
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