Financial anxiety widespread among university students
Many students are struggling financially, according to a new Universities Australia survey conducted by University of Melbourne researchers.
Breaking next-gen scientists out of the lab
The next generation of scientists needs to collaborate and innovate, so educators will need to adjust says the University of Melbourne's Robin Batterham
Can you really Google your way through a medical degree?
University of Melbourne research with first year medical students has found a significant number use Google and Wikipedia more often than university resources.
Tips and tricks to boost your Year 12 scores
Educational neuroscientist Dr Jared Horvath from the University of Melbourne shares his Year 12 study tips for students and parents.
The medical student who helped change Australia
Melbourne graduate Ismail bin Abdul Rahman forged a path for overseas students in Australia – and sparked a debate that helped end the White Australia Policy.
Skydiving for science
A group of scientists have skydived to show that low gravity affects crystal growth in nanoparticles, telling us more about designing new materials.
Countdown to spaceshot
University of Melbourne engineering, law, education and business students are focusing on launching an innovative satellite network.
Spying on the classroom for better student outcomes
The University of Melbourne's Professor David Clarke on new insights into student learning in maths and science, gained via extensive observations in schools.
Veggie gardens are so hot right now
As inner-city community vegetable gardens boom, University of Melbourne students are learning by doing, and eating the fruits - and vegetables - of their labour
First recipient of new Master’s degree
Meet the First Graduate of the Melbourne School of Government’s Master of Public Administration.