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The University of Melbourne is now tobacco free on all campuses from today, World Cancer Day, to provide a healthier environment for staff, students and visitors.

Staying in school for longer increases a person's chance of leading a healthy life, a University of Melbourne study has determined.

Australian children from disadvantaged economic backgrounds are falling further behind as the academic gap between rich and poor students widens, a world authority on education has warned.

 The University of Melbourne’s Arts and Science degrees are Victoria’s most popular courses according to the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s applications for tertiary study in 2014.

Sixty-eight of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted National Scholarships to study at Australia’s number one university, the University of Melbourne next year.

Seventeen University of Melbourne students and faculty members, as well as three staff have been offered prestigious Australia Awards Endeavor Scholarships and Fellowships.

The University of Melbourne will host a landmark international forum that will take a closer look on the role of language and culture in Asia, this weekend.

The University of Melbourne has received $51.4 million to advance research and new ideas in projects ranging from indigenous language to understanding retinal disorders and to using bio-fuel resources to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

University of Melbourne graduate Kristijan Jovanoski has been awarded this year’s Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the 2014 northern academic year.

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