University of Melbourne Magazine

Alumna Anya Adair has always loved languages.

Grant Anderson had worked for decades as a corporate lawyer when he left his high-paying career for a decidedly less lucrative one – teaching.

Her Instagram profile describes her as a “raging Aussie”, yet she’s also one of Bollywood’s leading ladies.

A Melbourne education involves more than lectures and libraries. For arts student Maheshi Kapilaratna, one of the highlights of her degree is having a mentor.

Dissatisfied with campus fare, Salvatore Malatesta did something about it. Now he is exporting Melbourne’s cafe culture to the world.

Anna Funder’s award-winning books are vividly grounded in time, place and historical fact, which makes her return to Australia to write a new novel a fascinating prospect.

Matching executives with companies is part science, part art, says China-based management whiz Justin Fung.

After a long legal struggle, two Australian drug smugglers were executed in Indonesia earlier this year. For their team of defence lawyers, the journey was both harrowing and uplifting.

A Melbourne alumna is set to be Victoria’s next head of state.

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