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The great great grand-daughter of one of Australia’s first female university graduates will be among the ranks of students commencing first year studies at the University of Melbourne today.

The University of Melbourne has welcomed the announcement that its Chancellor, the Hon. Alex Chernov AO, will be Victoria’s next Governor.

Elite school level rugby union players will be able to pursue their academic and sporting dreams with the assistance of a new University of Melbourne-Victorian Schools’ Rugby Union scholarship.

The University of Melbourne has established itself as the leading research university in Australia, topping the key indicators in the Excellence in Research for Australia report.

One of the UK’s leading experts in philanthropy, Sue Cunningham, has been appointed Vice Principal (Advancement) at the University of Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne has increased the number of offers for undergraduate places to students from financially, socially or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds by almost 10 percent from last year.

The University of Melbourne has announced the appointment of directors for two projects funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Super Science scheme, the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) project and the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) project.

Highly regarded immunologist Professor Jim McCluskey has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Melbourne.

TWENTY of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted National Scholarships to study at the University of Melbourne in 2011.

A University of Melbourne study has found aged care workers are more stressed, make more medication errors, report lower levels of resident care, and are less satisfied with their jobs now than they were three years ago.