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Google Apps @ unimelb

  • Gmail

    Get over 25GB of storage, protect against spam and viruses, stay connected with built-in IM, IMAP and POP message access, and more.
  • Google Docs

    Create and share a variety of online documents, from word processing and spreadsheets to forms and presentations.
  • Google Calendar

    Share calendars and schedule people easily, even from your mobile device.
  • Google Talk

    Free instant messaging, and file transfer make staying in touch a breeze.

Login via the Student Portal

Google Apps @ unimelb is accessible via:
- the Student Portal
- or

Google Apps FAQs

Got Questions? Want answers?
Visit FAQs about Google Apps @ unimelb!

FORGOTTEN YOUR PASSWORD? - Reset it at the accounts web site.

Don't have an account?

The first step is to activate your student account.

Once your account is activated, login to your email via the Portal.
Note: You can also access email via a POP, using software such as Outlook. This is only recommended on your own personal computer. Read the FAQs

About Student Gmail Accounts

All students are offered a free account for Google Apps @ unimelb, subject to the University's conditions of use. The University will use Gmail to contact you about administrative matters and you are expected to use Gmail to communicate with your lecturers and fellow students. It is important that you activate your account, and check your Gmail regularly.

You can access Google Apps from anywhere in the world using a web browser, as long as you have an active Internet connection.

Deal with unwanted emails

The University community can experience an increased influx of unsolicited or suspicious emails. You as students need to be increasingly cautious of such emails, as they aim to steal your electronic identity and use it to compromise your personal information, or access your computer system. Continue reading about unwanted emails.