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The University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne coat of arms.png
Coat of Arms of the University of Melbourne
Latin: Universitas Melburnensis
Motto Postera Crescam Laude
Motto in English "May I grow in the esteem of future generations"
Established 1853
Type Public
Endowment AU$1.335 billion[1]
Chancellor Elizabeth Alexander
Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis
Academic staff 3,586[2]
Students 38,281[2]
Doctoral students 3,244[2]
Location Parkville, Victoria, Australia
37°47′47″S 144°57′41″E / 37.7963°S 144.9614°E / -37.7963; 144.9614Coordinates: 37°47′47″S 144°57′41″E / 37.7963°S 144.9614°E / -37.7963; 144.9614
Campus Urban
Affiliations Group of Eight, Universitas 21, APRU, ACU
Website unimelb.edu.au
The University of Melbourne logo

The University of Melbourne is an Australian public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university[3] and the oldest in Victoria.[3] Melbourne was named Australia's best university by Times Higher Education, Academic Ranking of World Universities and National Taiwan University Rankings.[4][5][6] Times Higher Education ranks Melbourne as 34th in the world,[4] while the QS World University Rankings places Melbourne 31st in the world.[7] According to QS World University Subject Rankings 2014,[8] the University of Melbourne is ranked 2nd in the world for Education, 8th in Accounting & Finance, and Law, 10th in Psychology, 12th in Medicine, and 15th in Computer Science & IT.

Melbourne's main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb north of the Melbourne central business district, with several other campuses located across Victoria. Melbourne is a sandstone university and a member of the Group of Eight, Universitas 21 and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities. Since 1872 various residential colleges have become affiliated with the university. There are 12 colleges located on the main campus and in nearby suburbs offering academic, sporting and cultural programs alongside accommodation for Melbourne students and faculty.

Melbourne comprises 11 separate academic units and is associated with numerous institutes and research centres, including the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and the Grattan Institute. Amongst Melbourne's 15 graduate schools the Melbourne Business School, the Melbourne Law School and the Melbourne Medical School are particularly well regarded.[9][10][11]

Four Australian prime ministers and five governors-general have graduated from Melbourne. Seven Nobel laureates have been students or faculty, the most of any Australian university.[12]

Arms[edit]

Melbourne University-South Lawn

The university's coat of arms is a blue shield on which a depiction of "Victory" in white colour holds her laurel wreath over the stars of the Southern Cross. The motto, Postera crescam laude ("Later I shall grow by praise" or, more freely, "We shall grow in the esteem of future generations"), is written on a scroll beneath the shield. The Latin is from a line in a Horace ode: ego postera crescam laude recens.

History[edit]

Cussonia Court, home to the Schools of Classics and Philosophy.

Melbourne University was established by Hugh Childers, the Auditor-General and Finance Minister, in his first Budget Speech on 4 November 1852, who set aside a sum of £10,000 for the establishment of a university.[13] The university was established by Act of Incorporation on 22 January 1853, with power to confer degrees in arts, medicine, laws and music. The act provided for an annual endowment of £9,000, while a special grant of £20.000 was made for buildings that year.[14] The foundation stone was laid on 3 July 1854, and on the same day the foundation stone for the State Library[15] Classes commenced in 1855 with three professors and sixteen students; of this body of students, only four graduated. The original buildings were officially opened by the Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Victoria, Sir Charles Hotham, on 3 October 1855. The first chancellor, Redmond Barry (later Sir Redmond), held the position until his death in 1880.

The inauguration of the university was made possible by the wealth resulting from Victoria's gold rush. The institution was designed to be a "civilising influence" at a time of rapid settlement and commercial growth.[16]

In 1881, the admission of women was a seen as victory over the more conservative ruling council.[17]

The university's 150th anniversary was celebrated in 2003.[18]

Autumn at the university

Governance[edit]

Governance of the university is grounded in an act of parliament, the University of Melbourne Act 2009.[19] The peak governing body is the "Council" the key responsibilities of which include appointing the Vice Chancellor and Principal, approving the strategic direction and annual budget, establishing operational policies and procedures and overseeing academic and commercial activities as well as risk management. The chair of the council is the "Chancellor". The "Academic Board" oversees learning, teaching and research activities and provides advice to the council on these matters. The "Committee of Convocation" represents graduates and its members are elected in proportion to the number of graduates in each faculty.[20]

Endowment[edit]

In 2008, the university had an endowment of approximately $1.105 billion,[1] the largest of any Australian institution at the time.[21] Whilst the fund had grown rapidly for several years, providing up to $100 million of income per year,[21] it shrank by 22% in 2008 as a result of the ongoing global financial crisis of 2007–2010.[1] However, Australian endowments are relatively small compared with those of the wealthiest US universities.

Academia[edit]

College Crescent and Ormond College in the campus of Melbourne University

The university has 11 academic units,[22] some of which incorporate a graduate school. The overall attrition and retention rates at the university are the lowest and highest respectively in Australia.[23] The university has one of the highest admission requirements in the country, with the median ATAR of its undergraduates being 94.05 (2009).[24] Furthermore, The university continued to attract outstanding students; for example, 50% of the Premier's VCE Top All-Round High Achievers enrolled at the University of Melbourne.[24]

According to the 2009 Times Higher Education–QS World University Rankings, Melbourne was then the only Australian university to rank in the top 30 in all five core subject areas with three subject areas ranked in the top 20.[24]

Research[edit]

Melbourne University claims that its research expenditure is second only to that of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).[25] In 2010 the university spent $813 million on research.[2] In the same year the university had the highest numbers of federal government Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) and International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS),[26] as well as the largest totals of Research Higher Degree (RHD) student load (3,222 students) and RHD completions (715).[27]

Campus[edit]

Residential colleges[edit]

Melbourne University has 12 residential colleges in total, seven of which are located in an arc around the cricket oval at the northern edge of the campus, known as College Crescent. The other five are located outside of university grounds.

The residential colleges aim to provide accommodation and holistic education experience to university students.[28]

Most of the University's residential colleges also admit students from RMIT Universityand Monash University, Parkville campus, with selected colleges also accepting students from the Australian Catholic Universityand Victoria University.

Colleges
Trinity College
1872–present
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Ormond College
1881–present
Parkville - University of Melbourne (Ormond College).jpg
Janet Clarke Hall
1886–present
Janet Clarke Hall (University of Melbourne).jpg
St Mary's College
1918–present
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Queen's College
1887–present
Parkville - University of Melbourne (Queen’s College).jpg
Newman College
1918–present
Newman College - Dining from courtyard.JPG
Medley Hall
1954–present
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Whitley College, 1965–present
Ridley College, 1910–2007
University College, 1937–present
International House, 1957–present
Graduate House, 1962–present
St Hilda's College, 1964–present

Architecture[edit]

Several of the earliest campus buildings, such as the Old Quadrangle and Baldwin Spencer buildings, feature period architecture.[29]

The new Wilson Hall[30] replaced the original building[31] which was destroyed by fire.[32]

Libraries[edit]

Baillieu Library in Parkville Campus. January, 2014
Inside the Baillieu Library in January, 2014

The Melbourne University Library has three million visitors performing 42 million loan transactions every year.[33] The general collection comprises over 3.5 million items including books, DVDs, photographic slides, music scores and periodicals as well as rare maps, prints and other published materials.[33] The library also holds over 32,000 e-books, hundreds of databases and 63,000 general and specialist journals in digital form.[33]

The libraries include:[34]

  • Baillieu Library (arts and humanities)
  • Brownless Biomedical Library
  • Eastern Resource Centre (ERC)
  • Giblin Eunson Library (business, economics and education)
  • Law Library
  • Lenton Parr Music, Visual and Performing Arts Library (formerly VCA Library)
  • Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library
  • Melbourne School of Land and Environment Library (Burnley, Creswick, Dookie)
  • Veterinary Science Library

Other campuses[edit]

Melbourne Business School in Parkville

The university has four other campuses in metropolitan Melbourne at Burnley, Southbank, Hawthorn and Werribee.

The Burnley campus is where horticultural courses are taught.[35] Performing arts courses are taught at the Southbank campus. Commerce courses are taught at the Hawthorn campus.[36] Veterinary science is taught at the Werribee campus.

In regional Victoria, the Creswick and Dookie campuses are used for forestry and agriculture courses respectively.[37][38] They previously housed several hundred residential students, but are now largely used for short courses and research. The Shepparton campus is home to the Rural Health Academic Centre for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

The university is a part-owner of the Melbourne Business School, based at Parkville campus, which ranked 46th in the 2012 Financial Times global rankings.[39]

Arts and culture[edit]

The university is associated with several arts institutions in the wider community. These include:

  • The Ian Potter Museum of Art,[40] which houses the university's visual arts collection.
  • Thirty-three cultural collections, embodying the history of many of the academic disciplines taught at the university. These include the Grainger Museum Collection of musical cultural artefacts;[41] the Medical History Museum,[42] covering the history of the medical profession in Victoria; and the Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology,[43] which contains more than 8,000 specimens relevant to the teaching of medicine and other health sciences.

"Melbourne Model"[edit]

Main article: Melbourne Model

In 2008, the "Melbourne Model" was introduced.

In 2007, Melbourne University aimed to offer 75% of graduate places as HECS (with the remaining 25% being full fee paying).[44]


Professional-entry masters degrees[edit]

A number of professional degrees are available only for graduate entry. These degrees are at a masters level according to the Australian Qualification Framework,[45] but are named "masters" or "doctorate" following the practice in North America. The professional degrees are:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Doctor of Optometry
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Master of Animal Science
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Landscape Architecture
  • Master of Biotechnology
  • Master of Engineering
  • Master of Environment
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Forest Science
  • Master of Nursing Science
  • Master of Property and Construction
  • Master of Public Policy and Management
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Teaching
  • Master of Urban Horticulture
  • Master of Urban Planning
  • Master of Urban Design
  • Master of Food Science

Reaction to the "Melbourne Model"[edit]

Various groups, including trade[46] and student unions,[47] [48] [49] academics,[50] [51] and some students[52][53] have expressed criticism of the Melbourne Model, citing job and subject cuts, and a risk of "dumbing down" content. A group of students also produced a satirical musical regarding the matter.

VCA merger and controversy[edit]

As of May 2009 the university "suspended" the Bachelor of Music Theatre and Puppetry courses at the college and there were fears they may not return under the new curriculum.[54]

A 2005 heads of agreement over the merger of the VCA and the university stated that the management of academic programs at the VCA would ensure that "the VCA continues to exercise high levels of autonomy over the conduct and future development of its academic programs so as to ensure their integrity and quality" and also that the college's identity will be preserved.[55] New dean Sharman Pretty outlined drastic changes under the university's plan for the college in early April 2009.[56] As a result it is now being called into question whether the university have upheld that agreement.

Staff at the college responded to the changes, claiming the university did not value vocational arts training, and voicing fears over the future of quality training at the VCA.[57] Former Victorian arts minister Race Mathews has also weighed in on the debate expressing his hope that, "Melbourne University will not proceed with its proposed changes to the Victorian College of the Arts," and for 'good sense' to prevail.[58]

In 2011, the Victorian State Government allocated $24 million to support arts education at the VCA[59][60] and the faculty was renamed the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

Rankings[edit]

University rankings
Global
ARWU[61] 44
Times[62] 34
QS[63] 31
Asia
ARWU[64] 3
Rankings
ARWU[65]
(2014, national)
1
QS[66]
(2014/15, national)
2
THE[67]
(2013/14, national)
1

The following is a summary of Melbourne University rankings, numbers in parentheses indicate ranking within Australia:

Publications 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
QS World University Rankings [68] 22 (2nd) 19 (1st) 22 (2nd) 22 (2nd) 27 (3rd) 38 (2nd) 36 (2nd) 38 (2nd) 31 (2nd) 36 (2nd) 31 (2nd)
Times Higher Education World University Rankings [69] 22 (2nd) 19 (1st) 22 (2nd) 27 (2nd) 38 (3rd) 36 (2nd) 36 (1st) 37 (1st) 28 (1st) 34 (1st)
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities[70] 92 (2nd) 82 (2nd) 82 (2nd) 78 (2nd) 79 (2nd) 73 (2nd) 75 (2nd) 62 (2nd) 60 (1st) 57 (1st) 54 (1st) 44 (1st)
Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) [71] 64 (1st) 58 (1st) 51 (1st) 43 (1st) 45 (1st) 35(1st) 38 (1st)
Financial Times MBA rank[72] 64 (1st) 72 (2nd) 63 (1st) 69 (1st) 79 (2nd) 75 (2nd) 52 63 53 (2nd) 46 (2nd) 62 (2nd)
Economist Intelligence Unit's MBA rank [73] 84 (2nd) 26 (1st) 17 (1st) 44 32 (1st) 38 (2nd) 27 (2nd)

Research produced by the Melbourne Institute in 2006 ranked Australian universities across seven main discipline areas: arts and humanities; business and economics; education; engineering; law; medicine; and science, with Melbourne University as the highest in business, law and medicine by both academic surveys and overall performance.

Discipline R1[Note 1] No.[Note 2] R2[Note 3] No.
Arts & Humanities 2 38 2 35
Business & Economics 1 39 1 34
Education 1 35 2 32
Engineering 1 28 3 28
Law 1 29 1 28
Medicine 1 14 1 13
Science 2 38 3 31
  1. ^ R1 refers to Australian and overseas Academics' rankings in tables 3.1 -3.7 of the report.
  2. ^ No. refers to the number of the Australian institutions in the table against which Melbourne is compared.
  3. ^ R2 refers to the Articles and Research rankings in tables 5.1 - 5.7 of the report.

In 2010 the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP),[74] ranked Melbourne Uni 40th globally and highest in Australia.

Notably, in 2013 the University of Melbourne's Medicine course was ranked 9th in the world, the first time an Australian University has been ranked in the top 10 medicine schools [75]

Notable graduates[edit]

The University of Melbourne has produced many notable alumni, with graduates having held the offices of Prime Ministers of Australia, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Governor-General, Attorney-General, Governor of Victoria, High Court Justices, State Premiers, Nobel Laureates, a First Lady of East Timor, ministers of foreign countries, Lord Mayors, academics, architects, historians, poets, philosophers, politicians, scientists, physicists, authors, industry leaders, Defence Force generals, corporate leaders and artists.

Student activities[edit]

Ground of Melbourne University Cricket Club in Parkville
Melbourne University women's football player jostles for best position in a marking contest

"Prosh Week"[edit]

A celebrated tradition at Melbourne is usually held in mid-August in which teams of students engage in various activities - the winner claiming the "Prosh Week Trophy".[76]

The week was nicknamed 'Posh week' due to the number of times students would have to dress up in formal attire. The effects of alcohol caused words to be slurred, and thus 'posh' became 'prosh'.[76]

Sport[edit]

The University has participated in various sports in its history and has 39 affiliated clubs. Sport is overseen by Melbourne University Sport.

The Melbourne University Sports Union was the predecessor to the current Melbourne University Sports Association. Since its inception, the aim of the Union and now the Association is to provide a collective voice for all affiliated sporting clubs on the University campus. In 2004, the Melbourne University Sports Association celebrated its centenary.

The Melbourne University Lacrosse Club (MULC) was established in 1883 and is the oldest continually operational lacrosse club in the world.[77]

The Melbourne University Cycling Club (MUCyc) is associated with Cycling Australia and competes regularly at local and national races. In 2008 MUCyc won its seventh consecutive AUG championship (2002–2008).[78][79]

The Melbourne University Tennis Club was one of the original five (5) clubs established for the students and staff of the University, with various tennis competitions and social tennis events held on campus as early as 1882. [80]

See also[edit]

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Books[edit]

  • Macintyre, S. & Selleck, R.J.W. (2003). A short history of the University of Melbourne. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. ISBN 0-522-85058-8.
  • Selleck, R.J.W. (2003). The Shop: The University of Melbourne, 1850–1939. Melbourne: University of Melbourne Press. 930pp
  • Poynter, John & Rasmussen, Carolyn (1996). A Place Apart - The University of Melbourne: Decades of Challenge. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. ISBN 0-522-84584-3.
  • Cain J II and J Hewitt. (2004). Off Course: From Public Place to Marketplace at Melbourne University. Melbourne: Scribe. review

Newspaper[edit]

  • McPhee, P. 2005. "From the Acting Vice-Chancellor." Uni News. The University of Melbourne. 03/10/05, p. 3.

External links[edit]