Exams for higher education and vocational education students are scheduled at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Note: Melbourne Showgrounds is a smoke free venue.

Location details

Address: Epsom Road, Ascot Vale  Vic  3032

Melbourne Showgrounds

Epsom Road, Ascot Vale VIC 3032

Building 1 Exam seating plan

Building 3 Exam seating plan


You are strongly encouraged to use public transports and Public Transport Victoria has provided information for travelling to and from the Melbourne Showgrounds exam venue on its events webpage at https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/news-and-events/events/public-transport-for-rmit-university-exams-monday-23-october-to-thursday-9-november-2017/.

Metro trains

During the exam period, trains will depart Flinders Street Station stop at Southern Cross and North Melbourne and then travel express to Melbourne Showgrounds. 

Information about train departure times is available from the PTV events webpage at https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/news-and-events/events/public-transport-for-rmit-university-exams-monday-23-october-to-thursday-9-november-2017/.

Tram Services

Additional services will operate on Route 57 from Elizabeth Street to West Maribyrnong every exam day. Trams stop at the main entrance, Gate 1 Melbourne Showgrounds.

Bus Services

No additional services will operate.

From Footscray Station, you can catch the following bus that travels close to the Showgrounds:

Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray.)

For more information visit the Public Transport Victoria website.

PTV website tips

  • Check the PTV events webpage for RMIT University exam specific information.
  • Regularly check the Live travel updates webpage for information about service changes.
  • Utilise the PTV Journey planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS.
  • For accessibility information and assistance, see Accessible transport.
  • Make sure your Myki is topped up prior to travelling.
  • Telephone the PTV call centre on 1800 800 007 (from 6 am to 12 midnight daily) if you have any enquiries or for special assistance.


The Melbourne Showgrounds parking fee is a flat rate of $10 per day. Payment must be made in cash at the gate. There is no free parking for RMIT students attending exams. Entry to the car park is via Leonard Crescent.

Pedestrian access

All pedestrian access to Melbourne Showgrounds is via Gate 4 located on Langs Road.

Drop off zone

A designated safe ‘drop off zone’ is located at Gate 4 on Langs Road.

Prayer Room

Melbourne Showgrounds has a prayer room located at the Commentary box, map reference M2. Enquiries can be made at the RMIT Customer Service desk. Refer to the Melbourne Showgrounds map (PDF 111KB 1p).

  • Study space

A designated space for studying is available in Building 4 (adjacent to the Showgrounds train station).

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