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Indigenous school attendance improved when there was a threat that the Federal Government would cut welfare payments if children didn’t go to school, University of Melbourne researchers have found.

The University of Melbourne, Australia’s top ranked university, has been ranked 44 in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities - the first time any Australian university has made it under 50 in this ranking.

The University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education (MGSE) has launched a new course that offers students the chance to gain a world-class clinical teaching degree while working part time.

‘The more the merrier’ is not a phrase often associated with class size, but the increasing popularity of online learning may change that.

A major gift of $2.3million from philanthropist John Higgins has strengthened the University of Melbourne's research and teaching in the field of positive psychology - which aims to build psychological health and resilience in individuals and organisations.

Planned changes to higher education funding and competition regulations build on reforms implemented by the previous Labor Government, according to University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis.

 

A cloud-based ‘virtual’ campus will be the focus of a new agreement signed by two of Australia and China’s leading universities today. 

VISIONS takes a tour of the new Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences which is dedicated to training the scientists of tomorrow. 

Students will have access to world leading Australian scientists as part of a new dedicated sciences school named after Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn.

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