University News

Website brings eclectic group of cultural objects together to aid teaching

February 17 / 190

On a scholarship visit to the British Museum in 2015, Kerrianne Stone, a curator at the Baillieu Library’s print collection, came across the ‘Teaching History with 100 Objects’ project.

Build your tertiary education management skills - 100 per cent online

February 17 / 190

Specialist knowledge and skills training for leadership and management in the tertiary education sector is now available completely online – meaning program participants can fit their studies around work and family schedules.

New leadership appointments to Stem Cells Australia initiative

February 17 / 190

Professor Melissa Little from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Melbourne and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has been named the new head of the Stem Cells Australia initiative by the University of Melbourne.

Entrepreneurial students take out the Big Idea comp

February 17 / 190

In Semester 2, 2016, The Big Issue Australia ran a national competition around social enterprise planning, culminating in November grand finals. A team from the Faculties of Arts and Business & Economics took out the grand prize with their winning idea, Yumi.

The Citizen wins best student journalism publication

February 17 / 190

The Citizen has been named best student journalism publication for 2016, landing the Dr Charles Stuart Prize in this year’s Ossie awards.

Gardening project builds community ties through food sharing and education

February 17 / 190

More than 70 residents from inner city housing estates, including newly-arrived migrants and refugees, are flexing their green thumbs to grow food plants to cater to their own needs and that of their communities.

My Melbourne with .... Jonathan Wright

February 17 / 190

My Melbourne introduces the people who keep our not-so-little community buzzing, what they do with their working days, and what they've learned along life's journey.

Indigenous Mentoring Fellow hopes to be a game changer

February 17 / 190

The first Sir Robert Menzies Indigenous Mentoring Fellow, Michelle Kerrin, knows it’s a big deal to have an Aboriginal cultural background because for much of her life it was the missing piece of the puzzle. 

External Relations launches new map to help visitors explore the Parkville campus

December 16 / 189

A colourful new illustrated campus map has recently been published by External Relations, to engage visitors with the accessible and welcoming university we all know. The DL-sized map provides a unique and refreshed look at the buildings, history and landscape features of the Parkville campus.

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