The University of Melbourne has embraced the trend to free, online learning with a partnership with the US-based start-up Coursera. Angela Martinkus reports on how and why the University has moved so fast.
There’s more than one important election in Australia this year! Voting is now open in the University of Melbourne Alumni Council election for three positions that will become vacant from the end of 2013.
In 2013, an election year, experience suggests that higher education must expect little airtime in the electoral contest.
There are few parts of the University’s Parkville campus that have provided as many happy memories as the Main Oval Pavilion.
Melbourne is emerging as a hub for creative start-ups. Proving it is not just a degrees factory, the University is funding the Melbourne Accelerator Program, which helps engineering and business students develop their own start-up business ventures.