The University of Melbourne’s Arts and Science degrees are the most popular courses in Victoria, according to the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s (VTAC) first preference applications for study in 2018.
The Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital has been purchased by the University of Melbourne to enhance the clinical experience in equine medicine, surgery and reproduction for students completing the internationally recognised Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.
The University of Melbourne has joined as an initial member of the newly formed IBM Q Network, a collaboration of leading Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions and national research labs working directly with IBM to explore quantum applications for business and science.
Two University of Melbourne students have been named Schwarzman Scholars in the third cohort of the highly competitive program that offers selected students the opportunity to complete a one-year Masters in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
For the first time, Australia has been elected into the UN Human Rights Council along with Saudi Arabia, the Phillipines and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Professor Hilary Charlesworth discusses the legitimacy of the elections and says that this appointment gives Australia an opportunity to examine its own human rights record. Recorded on October 17, 2017 with ABC News' Kathryn Robinson.
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.