University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis has welcomed assurances from the Federal Minister for Education, Simon Birmingham, that all current undergraduate students, as well as those starting in 2018, will not be affected by proposed changes to the funding of commonwealth supported places (CSP).
The University of Melbourne is to join forces with Learning Machine, a US-based company associated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, to pilot a blockchain based micro-credentialing system. It will enable employers to verify those credentials quickly.
This Good Friday, more than 1200 medicine, nursing, dentistry, physiotherapy, audiology, biomedical, science, speech pathology and social work student students from the University of Melbourne will run a Teddy Bear Hospital (TBH) to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal.
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.