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Winter School a chance for VCE students to find inspiration in lead up to exams

July 17 / 195

If you know a VCE student who may need a little extra stimulation to keep motivated or lift their performance, there are still places available in the Faculty of Arts’ 2017 Winter School programs.

New research initiative to explore economic and social participation

May 17 / 193

A new Hallmark Research Initiative investigating how people engage with social, economic and political institutions across the life course – irrespective of gender, socioeconomic status, or ethnic or racial background – has been launched at 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.

Masterclasses in homage to the Bard

April 16 / 179

The Faculty of Arts will become a second home for Shakespeare aficionados and admirers over the next few weeks. To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, a series of masterclasses is being hosted by the Faculty’s Dr David McInnis, exploring four of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. 

Margaret Simons wins at W.A. Premier’s Book Awards

October 14 / 145

Dr Margaret Simons has won the Western Australia History Award at the W.A. Premier’s Book Awards for her biography of media magnate Kerry Stokes.

University students help Timorese youth arts projects

January 14 / 127

In late 2013, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) students Amanda Huskard, Bryan Phillips and Chris Parkinson, with Chemical Engineering PhD candidate Joseph Richardson, received two DreamLarge grants to teach East Timorese youth valuable skills to document Timorese art, dance and music.

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