The University of Melbourne will be carbon neutral before 2030, achieve zero net emissions from electricity by 2021 and will now report annually on the institution’s sustainability impact and performance.
In recognition of the remarkable generosity of The Ian Potter Foundation, the University of Melbourne today announced it will name the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music building, The Ian Potter Southbank Centre.
Completing a master’s degree while raising an 18 month old might not sound like perfect timing, but being able to study online made that possible for Christie Cline. She not only pulled off all of the above, but became the first wholly online student to graduate from the University of Melbourne at the same time.
This week, the School of Mathematics and Statistics Building was renamed the Peter Hall building, in honour of the late Professor Peter Hall, an ARC Laureate Fellow and distinguished University of Melbourne theoretical statistician who died in January 2016.
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.