Still accepting applications for 2020

Outdoor Friendship
"ambience and superb facilities"
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"offering real opportunity"
Formal hall
"a world class education"
"offering real friendship"
"alive with cultural opportunities"
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"a rich heritage"

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JCH Life


Who are we?

Janet Clarke Hall is a smaller College that is renowned for its sense of connectedness and strong tradition of academic excellence.  Since 1886 the College has provided a word-class university experience, equipping our students for their studies and the world beyond.

Combining a distinguished heritage and charming building with a stimulating intellectual environment, Janet Clarke Hall offers a unique opportunity to achieve your academic and personal potential.

Our community nurtures an atmosphere of strong belonging,  providing the opportunity to be involved in a rich culture of intellectual, artistic, musical and sporting pursuits.

A significant and generous scholarship programme allows our students to enter the College regardless of financial circumstances.  

As a College we pride ourselves on the connections we foster - connections to the University, connections to friends, connections to your studies and future career.

JCH offers real friendship and real community, and an intercollegiate life rich in opportunity for every student.


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Why Choose JCH?
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What's On?
Society Tea- Judy Gregory, Angela Grutzner, Sally Salter, Joyce Francis, Ivy Roberts
Alumni & Friends

Strength in Numbers


Student service and leadership positions ranging from the Student Club Executive to Play Producer


Highly engaged resident tutors and over thirty non-resident tutors


More than half of our students are awarded a major or minor scholarship between 3K and 20K


Percentage of all grades at First Class Honours

College News

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New students have arrived for a colourful and fun Welcome Week
Welcome Week 2020 at JCH has begun! A warm welcome to all students joining us as residents this year! Can you tell who our W-week leaders are dressed up as?

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Vice-Chancellor addresses College
Melbourne University Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell was an impassioned and entertaining speaker at the College's Leadership Dinner

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Gillian Triggs speaks out
College Fellow and alumna Prof Gillian Triggs, former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, spoke recently at JCH to a capacity audience. Gillian's new book "Speaking Up" is published by Melbourne University Press.

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