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The University of Melbourne has launched the largest philanthropic Campaign in its 160-year history, seeking to raise $500 million by 2017.

The prestigious $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize 2014 has been awarded to Indigenous artist Tony Albert for the work titled Once upon a time … 2013-14.

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers.

The University of Melbourne is shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of life of those aboard Flight MH17.

Former University Vice-Chancellor and Professor Emeritus David Penington has been named Victorian of the Year.

The University of Melbourne has completed its first bond issue to support a range of strategically significant initiatives. 

A top UN human rights official will join the University of Melbourne, where she will contribute to debates about refugee policy across the Asia-Pacific region.

A 648-bed student accommodation facility will be built in Carlton under a new agreement between the University of Melbourne and Campus Living Villages (CLV) in a 38-year Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) contract. 


When the University of Melbourne made a decision to embark on the Business Improvement Program over a year ago, it was an acknowledgement of the intensely competitive nature of the higher education sector across the globe.

Future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals will have the opportunity for leadership development in health policy and practice thanks to a $10 million gift from leading Australian philanthropist, Greg Poche AO.

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