About Ridley

Location & Parking

170 The Avenue, Parkville VIC 3052

The Ridley campus is located near the centre of Melbourne, just three kilometres from the CBD. It is well serviced by both the tram and train systems. It is in close proximity to the University of Melbourne, coffee shops, parks, the Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum, and the vibrant precincts of Lygon Street, Brunswick Street and Sydney Road.


Royal Park station on the Upfield line is approximately a seven-minute walk.
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Route 19 tram, from Elizabeth Street in the CBD to North Coburg, has stops that are approximately a four-minute walk away. Alight from the tram at Walker Street (stop #16).
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Ridley provides a bike shed for you to chain your bike. Please see Reception upon your arrival for directions to the bike shed.


Ridley College does not offer on-site parking for students. There is street parking available around Ridley (Melway reference 29 F12). On weekdays between 7:30am and 6:30pm, up to 11-hour meter parking is available on The Avenue (park side) and Walker Street at $0.80 per hour. Please bring exact money for this purpose as meters do not give change. Royal Parade also offers limited parking. Parking is also available at the Zoo car park located closest to The Avenue, situated on Elliot Avenue, which is a 10-minute walk from the college. Cost is $2.00 for 5 hours.

Ridley College

170 The Avenue, Parkville, Victoria, 3052 Australia / Phone 03 9207 4800 / Email info@ridley.edu.au

Ridley College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology, CRICOS: 02650E