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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.

Forty of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted offers for scholarships under the Chancellor’s Scholars Program to study at the University of Melbourne next year.

In one of the most significant acts of arts philanthropy to an Australian university, property developer and passionate art collector, Michael Buxton, has donated his private contemporary Australian art collection to the University of Melbourne.

A new Master of Business Analytics (MBusA) is being offered by the Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne. The degree is an intensive one-year program designed to equip graduates with advanced skills in business analytics.

A new Masters of Entrepreneurship will be delivered by the University of Melbourne at the purpose-built Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship on the grounds of Ormond College, thanks to a $10-million donation from alumnus Peter Wade.

The University of Melbourne has received $32.2 million to advance research projects ranging from climate change and extreme weather, to multiculturalism and the Australian legal system and musical practice in funding results announced today.

University of Melbourne student Alexander Eastwood has been awarded this year’s Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the 2015 northern academic year.

Professors Sam Berkovic and Ingrid Scheffer have changed the way the world thinks about epilepsy.

The US News and World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings place Melbourne equal 32nd in the world, making it Australia’s leader and one of Asia’s top three institutions.

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. 

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