University News

A campus of constant change

October 17 / 198

With work on the Metro Tunnel and several major University construction and redevelopment projects now well underway, and with more to come, the next few years will see some major changes to the Parkville Campus. But as James Waghorne from the History of the University project notes, change has been a constant in our University’s physical development.

Hope for dementia thanks to new specialised centre in Melbourne

October 17 / 198

The new Melbourne Dementia Research Centre is set to fast-track diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, bringing together Australia’s best scientists as they edge closer to a cure.

It’s your university: vote for it!

October 17 / 198

Have you voted for your preferred Metro Tunnel station names yet?

Sally Smart to talk about her new VCA show next week

October 17 / 198

World-renowned visual artist and University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow Sally Smart will open a major solo exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery in Southbank this week.

History sheds light on experiences of child refugees

October 17 / 198

This has been supported by a grant from the Melbourne Humanities Foundation with matching funds from the Scanlon Foundation, enabling the team to partner with Kids’ Own Publishing and the History Teachers Association of Victoria to use the books to teach history within Victorian primary and secondary schools and in the running of workshops for teachers to assist them in using these resources in the classroom. 

Student insight to health and wellbeing sought through new all-student survey

October 17 / 198

The University of Melbourne is developing a Health Promotion Program launching in 2018 to promote and support the health and wellbeing of students.

Join in with Save the Children's inaugural Lincoln Square garage sale

October 17 / 198

As our campus expands and the physical centre moves southward toward Grattan Street our near neighbours become more and more a part of what we do, especially those organisations aligned with our goal of contributing to a better world.

Staff Theatre Packages – MTC Season 2018

October 17 / 198

University of Melbourne staff and their guests can once again enjoy discounted theatre subscriptions to the MTC 2018 season with the option to pay by salary deduction.

Some advice for would-be parents for Fertility Week 2017

October 17 / 198

Next week is Fertility Awareness Week in Australia, and Mark Green, an expert in reproductive biology from the School of Biosciences, explains that one of the factors of modern life that affects fertility but which is hard to control is everyday exposure to chemicals.

Exhibition of photographs captures unique moments in the life of Percy Grainger

September 17 / 197

A new exhibition in the Grainger Museum presents the powerful medium of the photograph to communicate the public and private worlds of one of Australia’s most famous composer-performers, Percy Grainger.

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