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Welcome to the University of Melbourne
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 31 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).
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Children are more than just a return on investment
Education systems need to see children as capable citizens, not simply a cost where the investment will only pay off later, say University of Melbourne experts
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University of Melbourne climbs in QS Rankings
The University of Melbourne has improved its position from 41 to 37 in the latest QS World University Rankings.
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New tastemakers and Australia’s post-digital literary culture: the book as concept
Tuesday 22 June 2021, 12:00pm
New tastemakers and Australia’s post-digital literary culture: The book as concept investigates the impact of digital technologies on patterns of taste-making in Australian literary culture. The ...
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University of Melbourne
To compete on the world stage, you need a world-standard education. At the University of Melbourne, you’ll gain an internationally recognised degree that will open doors to an outstanding future.

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University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is a globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive university uniquely positioned to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.

Research at the University of Melbourne is conducted on behalf of society, and to benefit society. It is enriched through collaborations with industry, government, other universities and the community.
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University of Melbourne
Since its founding, the University has held engagement as central to its values and purpose, ensuring that its ethos as a public spirited institution finds expression through all of its endeavours.

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A commitment to public value underpins our academic mission, shapes our operating practices, and guides our contributions to intellectual, cultural, social and economic life.
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A University of Melbourne education prepares graduates for lives of professional contribution and leadership.
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As a comprehensive, research-intensive and globally engaged university, the University of Melbourne shares advances that shape the world.
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University of Melbourne
Located a short walk from central Melbourne, our main Parkville campus anchors a network of three urban innovation precincts and six specialist campuses located throughout Greater Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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