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.
The University of Melbourne is holding its first ever “Snitch Hunt” on Saturday — World Human Rights Day — to show just how Australia’s new metadata laws have scuppered notions of privacy and made it a doddle to flush out whistleblowers.
According to new research by academics from University of Melbourne and Monash University, using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace contributes to good mental health for many users.
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.