University News

NiteArt returns to the Grainger Museum

July 17 / 195

The city-wide NiteArt event which sees over 50 venues across the city open late with special exhibitions, installations and performances is once again coming to the Grainger Museum at the University of Melbourne.

Tiny SkyHopper CubeSat to search for answers to big questions in astronomy

July 17 / 195

Researchers from the Faculty of Science and the Melbourne School of Engineering are working to design, build and launch into space a small but powerful ‘fast-response infrared telescope’, a nano-satellite known generically as a CubeSat.

The Weaver’s Son – Odyssey of an Australian Surgeon launched

June 17 / 194

The pain and torment of dyslexia did not prevent a Melbourne surgeon from helping to develop revolutionary Victorian seatbelt and drink driving laws.

"Try not to be an idiot" – Ronny Chieng's advice on succeeding at uni

June 17 / 194

'Ronny Chieng International Student' goes to air next Wednesday 7 June at 9pm for a six-episode season. You can catch his antics – filmed on campus in Parkville and Burnley – on ABC TV. MUSSE caught up with Ronny to canvas his views about uni life, and to hear about his stellar rise in the comedy world.

70 reasons to love this place

June 17 / 194

This time last month the University officially welcomed 70 students from more than a dozen countries who are commencing their studies at Melbourne, thanks to sponsorship from either the Australian Government or a funding body back home. 

Bringing great minds together through mentoring

June 17 / 194

The University is looking for staff to mentor students in the faculties of Arts and Science, following successful mentoring programs in Law and Business and Economics.

“My Other Closet the Cabaret” shining a light on the dark side of the rainbow

June 17 / 194

Intimate partner abuse in the LGBTIQ community is the subject of a two-person cabaret opening in Melbourne in July.

The art of the guitar on show at Grainger Museum

June 17 / 194

The Grainger Museum is showcasing a number of rare and beautiful guitars as part of an exhibition charting the instrument’s rise in popularity during the early 20th century.

Respect. On campus. Online. At home

June 17 / 194

For the second year running, the University came together to celebrate Respect Week and show our commitment to a safe and inclusive community, one that embraces diversity and rejects all forms of assault, harassment, discrimination and bullying. 

Minna Gilligan on art school, making, and the 9 X 5 NOW exhibition

June 17 / 194

The exhibition 9 X 5 NOW at the Victorian College of Arts will bring together small artworks by over 300 artists, all graduates of the VCA. One such alumna, Minna Gilligan, graduated in 2012 and now works as a practicing artist in painting, drawing and collage. 

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