University News

2016 – another great year for the University of Melbourne

May 17 / 193

This year’s annual report, containing a wealth of information relating to the University's activities and achievements for the 2016 year, was tabled in parliament this week.

UoM supporting this year's Vinnie's CEO Sleepout Victoria

May 17 / 193

The University is partnering with the St Vincent de Paul Society to host this year’s Vinnie’s CEO Sleepout Victoria in the Underground Carpark.

New Chancellor installed

April 17 / 192

The University of Melbourne’s newest Chancellor  –  Allan Myers  –  has officially been installed in a ceremony in Wilson Hall.

Trinity’s Gateway building officially opened

April 17 / 192

Trinity College officially opened its new $30million Gateway building in March.

The War Heritage Roadshow launches in North Melbourne

April 17 / 192

It can be reasonably argued that Australia's experience of war, especially in the First and Second World Wars, helped shape our sense of ourselves as a nation, and as a community with a distinctive ethos and way of life.

Ride2Uni Breakfast

April 17 / 192

A record turnout of 160 staff and student cyclists celebrated the first Ride2Uni Breakfast of the year early in March. 

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.

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