Melbourne is home to Australia’s largest Jewish community. The Australian Jewish Student Union (AUJS) plans programs and volunteer opportunities on campus. There are multiple synagogues of all levels of observance and an active Chabad on campus. Local families enjoy hosting students for Shabbat and holiday meals. Kosher food is readily available, and there are a variety of cultural and social organizations that students can get involved with as well. Connect with KAHAL to find your Jewish home in Melbourne.


  • Connections to students and social events
  • Internships and volunteer options
  • Advocacy and activism
  • Shabbat and holiday experiences
  • Jewish learning and enrichment
  • Dozens of Kosher restaurants and stores

Feel free to get in touch with us at UJS by calling 0207 424 3288 - We are here to help and have great knowledge and connections!

About UJS

We are the voice of over 8,500 Jewish students, spanning 60 Jewish Societies (J-Socs) on campuses across the UK and Ireland. We are traditional, progressive, cultural and spiritual; we come from the left, centre and right and can be found across religious and political spectrums.

Together we create and deliver powerful campaigns; fighting prejudice, advancing inclusion, and inspiring education and action on the issues that matter to us. 


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