University of Melbourne Magazine

The University’s Baillieu Library is turning 60, and fast adapting to the digital world.

Australia could become home to the world’s first stroke air ambulance, transforming rural and regional access to emergency stroke treatment.

Where science and art collide, Science Gallery creates unique and interactive exhibitions with the goal of nurturing young people’s interest in STEAM.

Researchers are using traces of platypus DNA left in the wild to track down dwindling populations.

The University’s LGBTIQA+ ally community, the Pride in Action Network, promotes visibility and inclusivity of diverse gender and sexuality identities.

The heart of the University’s Southbank campus, the Ian Potter Southbank Centre, officially opened in June 2019.

The Old Quad is the foundational building of the Parkville campus and endures as the strongest connection to the University’s fledgling years.

The University has established a Fellowship to honour the legacy of Associate Professor Allison Milner, killed in a tragic accident at Princes Park in Carlton.

Duncan Maskell, who will become the University of Melbourne’s 20th Vice-Chancellor in October, was the first in his family to attend university. He was accepted to study Natural Sciences at Cambridge in 1979 and, speaking at an alumni reception in London earlier this year, he described how leaving his relatively humble circumstances to go to one of the world’s top universities had been something of a culture shock.