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).
The first cohort of Melbourne Model graduates from the University of Melbourne will today have the opportunity to research a wide range of career options and meet with representatives from more than 120 organisations at Australia’s biggest graduate careers fair.
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.