The University of Melbourne has celebrated its three Fulbright scholars – a physicist, a river system manager and a playwright – who received their awards at a presentation dinner in Brisbane overnight.
A project worth more than $40 million will redevelop the Dodds Street stables into a visual arts wing at the VCA, creating a new entry point to the University and opening the campus to students, local business and residents.
Eight emerging opera virtuosos have won places in the unique Master of Music (Opera Performance) course, which is jointly delivered by Victorian Opera and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne.
Internationally recognised performing arts scholar Mary Luckhurst will take up a position as Professor of Creative Practice and Artistic Research at the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA & MCM), in a major research appointment at the University of Melbourne.
The annual public screenings of films by students graduating from the VCA School of Film and Television are the first chance to see the work of Australia’s best emerging filmmakers before their release to the international film circuit.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.