The New Colombo Plan (NCP) is an initiative by the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific, by supporting Australian undergraduates to study and undertake Internships in the region.
The University of Melbourne has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on research experience in a laboratory to undergraduate science students across Australia, New Zealand and Oceania to inspire the next generation of innovators.
The University of Melbourne has maintained its position as the top Australian university in Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), moving up one place to 38th in the world this year.
The University of Melbourne welcomes the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop’s announcement of Professor Pookong Kee’s appointment as the next BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University.
A key work of the minimalist dance movement – first presented at Yoko Ono’s New York studio in 1961 and now part of The Museum of Modern Art’s collection – is being performed for the first time in Australia by University of Melbourne dance and theatre students at a at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).
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.