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24 February 2015 6:15 PM to 24 November 2015 8:15 PM


This event is sold out. Please email Tamsin Courtney at tamsinc@unimelb.edu.au to be placed on the waiting list.

 Melbourne Masterclasses: 10 Great Books 

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne

Ten great books presented by ten celebrated scholars. Join us for the highly anticipated 2015 series.

Cost: $432 - $480

Open to: alumni and general public




 
26 March 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences in Melbourne 

21st century capitalism has led to a growing concentration of economic power and political influence in the hands of small elites. 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
26 March 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communications

In 2014 the CEO of Intel Corp Brain Krzanich said, “We are in the midst of a transformation, from a world of screens and devices to a world of immersive experiences”

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
27 March 2015 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

The ‘material turn’ in Humanities research has seen a celebration of the physicality of things and a revaluing of the weight of experience, including in the case of digital data.

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
27 March 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


 

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Hosted by the Faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne

Tonmeister Les Craythorn takes a tour of The University of Melbourne’s Synthi 100, one of the world’s ground-breaking music machines. Manufactured in 1973, it is one of only 30 made and - following recent restoration to its original condition by Les Craythorn– is one of maybe three that have been restored to original working condition. Les will demonstrate some of the important works connected with this machine’s history, including Percy GRAINGER’s rarely realised Free Music.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 March 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

What has it felt like to inhabit an ageing body in the past?

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
2 April 2015



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only




 
8 April 2015 9:15 AM to 2:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communications

This presentation analyses the affective experiences of book readers when they reflect upon, connect and share with others about their reading lives

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
10 April 2015 9:15 AM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre

This symposium will explore the role of ‘the archive’ in education of the arts and humanities in Australia, and offer the opportunity to interrogate issues of cultural knowledge and cultural value.

This event is now fully booked

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
14 April 2015 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM


Hosted by Melbourne Law School

Melbourne Law School alumni are invited to attend an Alumni Seminar presented by The Hon Alan Tudge MP (BA/LLB (Hons) 1995).

Cost: $25

Open to: Melbourne Law School Alumni only 




 
14 April 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

All alumni who studied History at the University of Melbourne are invited to attend the 2015 History Alumni Reunion at University House on Tuesday, 14 April.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only




 
14 April 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by Melbourne Law School in London

Melbourne Law School alumni living and working in the UK are invited to an alumni reception in London hosted by Professor Carolyn Evans, Dean of Melbourne Law School.

Cost: Free

Open to: Melbourne Law School alumni only




 
16 April 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

How did ideas about race develop across Britain and Australia in the early nineteenth century?

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
16 April 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne in Washington D.C.

Alumni are invited to attend a cocktail reception to network with fellow graduates of the University of Melbourne residing in the Washington D.C. area.


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only 




 
18 April 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association Japan

Welcome home the University's newest graduates to Japan!


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and guests





 
20 April 2015



Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics in Jakarta 

University of Melbourne alumni are invited to celebrate 90 years of teaching and research excellence at the 2015 Business and Economics Alumni events in Jakarta

Monday 20 April, 7:00pm - 9:00pm 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only 



 
20 April 2015



Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics in Jakarta 

Professor Ross Garnaut will deliver a public lecture on 'The China Resources Boom in Australia and Indonesia'

Monday 20 April, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
23 April 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences 

Religious communities see their religion as peaceful and its institutions, beliefs and rituals as serving an important space of healing and consolation. However, many of today’s armed conflicts have a religious component 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
29 April 2015 9:00 AM to 30 April 2015 4:30 PM




Hosted by the Centre for Workplace Leadership

Held over two days, the Future of Work will bring together business leaders, influences and thinkers, for a series of discussions, debates and demonstrations examining the changing nature of work, new workplace innovations and how we can best prepare for the future.
Cost: AUD$1,350.00 (+$9.95 booking fee)

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
29 April 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Beattie Smith Lecture 2015


Marijuana and Madness: cannabis and mental illness
 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
29 April 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
The lecture will explore how the perception of Arminius changed to make him the mythical founder of a united German nation in the 19th century

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 April 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

This seminar will consider ongoing research on historical institutional child sex abuse (ICSA) scandals 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 May 2015 5:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only



 
8 May 2015 9:15 AM to 9 May 2015 5:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

A conference to explore the impact of books and writing, fiction and non-fiction, authors, readers and publishers in shaping and subverting the British empire.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
8 May 2015 11:00 AM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only 



 
12 May 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Patrick Griffin 

After a career spanning more than 40 years in the field of educational assessment, Professor Griffin will reflect on assessment changes over this time, how this is linked to teaching and how it is changing teaching practices. He will also predict assessment changes well into the 21st-century.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 May 2015 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Hosted by the Alumni Relations office in Melbourne

Join alumna Jenny Taing as she shares her journey as a young female lawyer with a refugee and culturally and linguistically diverse background entering the boardroom

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
19 May 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Hosted by Melbourne Law School

2015 Golden Reunion for Law alumni who graduation in 2965 or prior. 

Cost: $75

Open to: Melbourne Law School Alumni and guests




 
21 May 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House in Melbourne

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 1975 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 21 May 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only 




 
26 May 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Gregor Kennedy

Professor Kennedy will detail University of Melbourne research that demonstrates how logging students’ learning behaviours shows that students routinely fail to follow teachers’ pedagogical intent. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
28 May 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by International House in Melbourne

International House would like to welcome back its residents who lived at the college from 1957 - 1965 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 28 May 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only




 
3 September 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 1985 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 3 September 2015. 

Cost: Free

Open to: ​International House alumni only




 
10 September 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 1995 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 10 September 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only



 
17 September 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 2005 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 17 September 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only




 
6 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Lea Waters

Professor Waters will share the trends, evidence and advancements occurring in the rapidly growing field of positive education. She will explore how the initial conceptualization of positive education has been broadened and deepened with cutting-edge research techniques such as bio-data and big data.  

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
27 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Hamish Coates

Professor Coates will review recent higher education transparency developments, by first defining the idea of transparency in light of new institutional and operating economies. A series of guiding principles for advancing higher education will be explored. Professor Coates will further analyse prominent policies and practices and emerging trends, while highlighting the nature and maturity of transparency.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
17 November 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Jenny Gore, University of Newcastle

Professor Gore will outline her research on quality teaching and quality teaching rounds, emphasising the importance of a strong pedagogical framework and adherence to effective professional development principles in systematically improving the quality of teaching.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



  
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