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Melbourne summer temperatures have been steadily climbing over the past 25 years, but even more so during the two weeks of the Australian Open in late January, new data analysis reveals.

Two of the city’s oldest and most-iconic institutions have signed a memorandum of understanding, with future collaboration planned in areas as diverse as student engagement and research. 

The women’s eight crew from the University of Melbourne have claimed their fifth consecutive Australian Boat Race title, comprehensively out-rowing the University of Sydney on Sydney Harbour this morning. 

An Olympic gold medalist and a two-time world champion headline the University’s squad for the Australian Boat Race, an annual rowing competition against the University of Sydney in the style of the famous Oxford v Cambridge races in England.

After numerous years of planning, renovation and development, the University's new sports pavilion on the main oval was officially opened on the eve of the VAFA football finals by the Hon Alex Chernov AO, Governor of Victoria.

A new facility to support sporting excellence at the University of Melbourne has been officially opened by Victorian Governor Alex Chernov.

The University of Melbourne will be part of the Victorian Netball League from season 2015, after signing on as principal partner of the Western Lightning Netball Club.

Melbourne workers won Saturday afternoons off in the 1860's, and without that, AFL probably wouldn't be the city's dominant code today.

Pouring money into AFL clubs only has a modest effect on team success, University of Melbourne research has found.

The University of Melbourne’s women’s and men’s rowing crews have triumphed over the University of Sydney at the Australian Boat Race today.