Ballarat University Town

By moving the University’s Arts Academy and developing ultramodern teaching facilities on the Federation University SMB campus, this project will bring thousands of university students into the Ballarat CBD each day.  

The significant influx of students and repurposing of buildings will contribute to the regeneration of the central business district, creating the opportunity to build a new community and cultural heart for Ballarat. It will help make our city a more vibrant and a more appealing place to study, live and conduct business.

Hundreds of direct and indirect jobs will be created as part of the major capital works program. 

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The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.