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The University of Melbourne today launches a new brand campaign, Talent for Every Future

In 1915, 53 Ford motor cars carrying more than 300 people travelled in convoy from Ballarat to the University of Melbourne’s School of Forestry, Nursery and Arboretum, at the State Forest in Creswick.

University of Melbourne students Jackson Harrison and India McKenzie have been named men’s and women’s captains for the Australian Boat Race, taking place on the Yarra River next Sunday, 22 October.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which involves a number of University of Melbourne academics.

The University of Melbourne has become the first university in the Asia-Pacific region to issue recipient-owned credentials on the blockchain.

President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Melbourne during his official visit to Australia in October 2017 in recognition of his significant role in advancing the arts, humanities and education in Ireland and beyond.

Senior leaders representing 25 universities from eight countries will meet in Melbourne today to exchange ideas on how research-intensive universities can best engage with their communities. 

At a meeting last week, the Academic Board of the University of Melbourne passed a motion to support marriage equality. This was based on the values of the University that include upholding fundamental human rights and respecting the freedoms and rights of all members of the University community.
 

The University of Melbourne has climbed six places in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Arts and Humanities, from 41 in 2017 to 35 in 2018.

Ten University of Melbourne academics have been elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, in recognition of their distinguished contributions to their disciplines and to society.

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