Students from the Melbourne School of Design at the University of Melbourne are converting old shipping containers into new community centres for the Gudorrka Community and Knuckey’s Lagoon Community in the Northern Territory.
The University of Melbourne’s state-of-the-art Veterinary Hospital in Werribee will open its doors this Sunday to the community and future students. Around 2000 expected visitors will be able to speak to veterinary staff and join in interactive activities and tours as part of the University of Melbourne Veterinary Science Open Day and Pet Expo.
World-renowned sitar player, composer, teacher and writer Ravi Shankar will receive the University of Melbourne’s highest honour - the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) - at a special conferring ceremony at the University today (Friday 19 March).
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.