University News

Herbs for sustainability flourishing at University House

April 17 / 192

The first day of autumn saw the newly established University House Green Team kick off their first project.

Supporting women into politics

April 17 / 192

The second iteration of the School of Government’s Pathways to Politics program – intended to address the continued under-representation of women in Australian politics – has been launched, and a new round of female University students and alumni will soon be selected to take part.

Worawa girls tackle IT and technology challenges

April 17 / 192

Indigenous school students from Healesville’s Worawa Aboriginal College have been developing valuable technology skills in a partnership initiative of the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems.

Learning partnership between Shepparton Art Museum and the University established

April 17 / 192

A new Learning Partnership between the University of Melbourne and the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) will support the development of significant Indigenous initiatives and activities, embed teaching and learning opportunities for staff and students and establish a platform for collaborative, interdisciplinary cultural impact research.

VCA Art student murals enliven 11 Barry Street

April 17 / 192

New murals created by VCA art students are enlivening the elevator lobbies of the home of University Services at 11 Barry Street in Carlton.

Wominjeka – a Welcome to Country for all University staff and students

March 17 / 191

All staff and students are invited to attend Wominjeka, an important milestone in the University’s yearly academic calendar, later in March.

A year of celebration for VCA ART150 kicks off in March

March 17 / 191

Throughout 2017, the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) will celebrate 150 years of art in Melbourne, a lineage that began with the VCA’s predecessor institution, the National Gallery of Victoria Art School, in 1867. 

Our favourite farmers and food treats are back on campus next week

March 17 / 191

UMSU’s Summerfesters will have packed up their giant water slide and student BBQs just in time for the return of the University of Melbourne Farmers Market next week. It’s back for 2017 on Union Court next Wednesday 8 March. The market goes from 10.30am-2.30pm with lots of lunchtime traffic and fare.

Meet your neighbours, make new friends, taste new flavours!

March 17 / 191

Two Carlton community celebrations supported by the University are coming up this month, and all staff and students are invited to attend and help forge connections within the University’s immediate neighbourhood.

Is this the world’s most stylish carpark?

March 17 / 191

The University of Melbourne’s iconic Underground or South Lawn Car Park in Parkville was the venue for the launch of Myer’s Autumn 17 fashion collection during February, bringing together two of our city’s oldest and most recognisable institutions: the University and Myer stores.

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