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Blog – Using Melbourne Public Transport As a Student

By Mallory Evans Please note: At the time of writing, any unnecessary public transport travel is being discouraged as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please don’t travel at this time unless absolutely required and implement social distancing measures or travel off peak where possible. One of the first things you’ll hear when moving to […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Last updated 01/04/20 At present University College is monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and implementing measures to keep our community safe and continuing to operate. We need to be proactive and have decided to introduce additional measures to increase social distancing as outlined below. Some of our students, staff and wider visitors could be particularly vulnerable […]

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Blog – What to Expect in O-Week

By Jake Vernon-Elliot Moving into College is always an exciting, yet unnerving experience; the opportunity to become more independent and meet life-long friends vs. the uncertainty of the unknown. The whole prospect can seem daunting at times, moving out of home, meeting new people, and of course facing the challenge of packing the optimum number […]

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Blog – Moving Interstate for University: What’s It Like?

By Rainjan Blakers Moving interstate is, in itself, a daunting experience, so when I decided on moving to Melbourne as a student for uni, it was especially nerve racking. Born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, I moved to Melbourne to study a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne after a gap year. With […]

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Blog – What are the benefits of residential college accommodation?

When you’re a new student looking for accommodation, the options can get a little confusing. The term ‘college’ means different things to different people; for many, a college is somewhere that teaches courses, but it can also refer to student accommodation. In Melbourne, there are ten residential colleges linked to the University of Melbourne. Some […]

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Blog – University College: An International Student Experience

Your first year at university is already stressful enough, but it can be especially tough when moving from a different country. There are a number of colleges in Melbourne for international students, such as University College which provides the perfect transition from being completely dependent on family to being almost completely independent. When I first […]

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UC Leadership Dinner encourages diversity in thinking

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald welcomed CEO and co-founder of MindTribes, Div Pillay and 2019 Dr Angela Milne scholarship recipient, Drew Ireland-Shead as well as students, alumni and community members to the UC Leadership Dinner in Syme Dining Hall on Thursday 5 September, 2019. Div, an ambassador for Plan International and board member of […]

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Art & Design Week wraps up

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald welcomed to High Table former Director of NGV and NGA, Dr Gerard Vaughan AM; Fellow of the College, Dr Di Bresciani OAM (UWC 1960); Senior Program Manager of Victorian Cultural Collections, Dr Julie Cotter as well as students who curated and submitted pieces to the UC Art & Design […]

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Chancellor opens UC Redevelopment Project

President of Council, Ms Jane Peck; Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald; and President of the Student Club, Ms Erica Roche welcomed Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Mr Allan Myers AC QC as well as over 500 students, parents, alumni, governors, fellows, donors and members of the College community to the Opening of the […]

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