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A significant gift of $10 million for the Arts and Humanities from Jane Hansen and Paul Little, AO, was announced today with the launch of The Little Foundation.

A $2.25 million project bringing together six education providers across Victoria’s west is set to strengthen pathways for rural and regional students entering the vital discipline of land management. 

Capturing the mind of the primary school student requires imagination, great skill and specialised teaching.

In the wake of growing youth unemployment, stressed vocational training systems, and skills shortages and mismatches, the University of Melbourne is leading the way forward with the launch of a new Vocational Education and Training (VET) research centre.

Professor Lea Waters has been named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence for 2015 in the The Australian Financial Review. She was one of the ten women awarded in the Social Enterprise and Not-For-Profit category.

The University of Melbourne is celebrating the achievements of alumna, Aboriginal advocate Dr Margaret Williams-Weir with the naming of a prestigious fellowship and a valued student space in her honour.

Bendigo will host a major public discussion to be held on Thursday September 10 to discuss the best way forward for Australian democracy following the recent release of the Federal Government’s White Paper on the Reform of the Federation.

Three leading experts have been appointed by the VCCC Alliance to oversee and enhance research programs at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).

Respected indigenous Australian Noel Pearson has been named a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow of the University of Melbourne. 

The most efficient way to run, fund and regulate primary and secondary schools in Australia is for the State and Territory Governments to have sole responsibility, a report published today by the Melbourne School of Government has found.