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Monday to Friday (during school term)

A unique opportunity for University and TAFE students to engage with Zoos Victoria.

Program description

Zoos Victoria is passionate about engaging and inspiring future leaders in conservation science. There are a number of different tertiary options that we offer at our zoos.


Explore our zoo at a pace that suits your class. Available at all four zoos.

Tertiary admission fees apply, see plan your visit.


Conservation Science Walk and Talk

Request one of our Wildlife Conservation and Science experts* to talk to your class and discover conservation science in practice at Melbourne Zoo. Includes a 30 minute talk and 10 minute Q&A opportunity (no behind-the-scenes included). Topics for exploration include:

  • Animal welfare
  • Community conservation campaigning
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Threatened species biology
  • International conservation partnerships
  • Social science
  • Wildlife welfare

Tertiary admission fees apply, see plan your visit.

*Please note: all requests are pending the team’s availability and capacity. We will endeavour to match an expert to your request as best possible.


Whole Day Workshop

Looking for a deeper learning experience in the domains of animal welfare, community conservation, behaviour change or environmental sustainability? Visit LEAP, Zoos Victoria’s consultancy for leadership, environment, animals, and purpose to see if any of our programs resonate with your curriculum.

Available at Melbourne Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary.