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Eight Fellows from the University of Melbourne’s Pathways to Politics Program for Women will contest seats in this month’s Victorian election.

Nominations open today for the 2018 McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, an annual national prize recognising courageous, visionary and collaborative political leadership across all tiers of Australian government.

A University of Melbourne website that helps connect people who grew up in institutional care in Australia between 1920 and 1989 with their archival records has won a major international award.

This International Women's Day, applications open for the Melbourne School of Government's 2018 Pathways to Politics Program for Women.

The West Gate Tunnel Project could worsen Melbourne’s traffic congestion, increase car dependency and should be rolled back, according to a new report from leading planning academics at the University of Melbourne and RMIT University.

University of Melbourne student Brigid O’Farrell-White has been awarded the 2018 Rhodes Australia at Large Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.

The Fellows of the 2017 Pathways to Politics Program for Women at the University of Melbourne will graduate tonight with the tools and know-how to run for politics, with two Fellows already pre-selected for safe Labor and Liberal seats and one just weeks away from the Northcote by-election as an endorsed candidate for the Reason Party.

University of Melbourne graduate James Maccarrone has been awarded the 2018 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.

For the first time, Australia has been elected into the UN Human Rights Council along with Saudi Arabia, the Phillipines and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Professor Hilary Charlesworth discusses the legitimacy of the elections and says that this appointment gives Australia an opportunity to examine its own human rights record. Recorded on October 17, 2017 with ABC News' Kathryn Robinson.

Melbourne Law School Associate Dean Professor John Howe has been appointed the new Director of the Melbourne School of Government.

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