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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.  

Australia's leading research university, the University of Melbourne, highlights the relationship between animals and humans in its June edition of Voice newspaper.

The University of Melbourne has a range of academic experts available to comment on the 2010 budget announcements. 

Leading computer scientist Professor Richard O. Sinnott has been appointed as the eResearch Director for the University of Melbourne.

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.

Her Excellency, the Governor General of Australia, Quentin Bryce will officially launch the University of Melbourne’s new Graduate School of Business and Economics at 5.30pm today.

Victorian life sciences researchers are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Melbourne and IBM announced today by the Premier of Victoria, the Hon. John Brumby.

The University of Melbourne's strong number of offers are evidence of an increased demand for the University's new generation degrees, says Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar.

"This represents a resounding endorsement of the new-gen degrees, and the Melbourne Model of which they form a part.  Students clearly welcome the focus the new degrees place on disciplinary depth and intellectual breadth, as well the outstanding pathways to professional graduate study, research training opportunities, or employment."

Just over 5700 students will receive an offer of a Commonwealth Supported Place at the University of Melbourne when first round offers are released this evening.

For full details about the University's offers, please go to the media release here:

Have you received an offer and want to share your excitment? Head to the University of Melbourne's official Facebook page