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Melbourne Uni student finalist in Dulux Colour Awards

June 1st, 2022 - Carol Saffer

Charensia Pricilla Rompis, a student in her final year of a Master of Architecture degree at the University of Melbourne, is a finalist in the prestigious Dulux Colour Awards student project category 2022.


Horridus the Triceratops’ new home at Melbourne Museum

March 31st, 2022 - Carol Saffer

The fossil of an enormous Triceratops that died 67 million years ago, leaving behind an almost intact skeleton, was uncovered in Montana USA in 2014.

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International students welcomed back with a “foodie tour” of QVM

March 30th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

After nearly two years of Australia’s borders being shut, overseas students are steadily returning to the city.

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Need help becoming an author?

March 30th, 2022 - Carol Saffer

Writer and editor Tania Chandler describes writing as a lonely endeavour.

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“They are missing, we miss them”: Plan to bolster city’s student reputation

February 3rd, 2022 - David Schout

More than a third of the CBD’s student population have left the city since the onset of COVID-19, and a plan has emerged to arrest the slide.

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Vaccinated international students set to return without quarantine

December 1st, 2021 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

In preparation for the 2022 academic year, fully vaccinated international students will be allowed to return to Melbourne from December without having to endure a quarantine period.

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Old Dan O’Connell Hotel to become a primary school

December 1st, 2021 - Katie Johnson

After paying more than $3.2 million to purchase Carlton’s historic Dan O’Connell Hotel, Fitzroy Community School (FCS) has secured a permit from the City of Melbourne to build a new primary school for 85 students.

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Get students back in early 2022: Council

September 30th, 2021 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne has called for a “substantial return” of international students in time for the 2022 academic year and urged upper levels of government to show leadership on the issue.

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It is rocket science

September 2nd, 2021 - Rhonda Dredge

Engineering students aim high at the University of Melbourne but first they have to get experience working in a fabrication lab, which isn’t easy during lockdown.

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The village helping to raise Carlton’s children

June 3rd, 2021 - Inner City News

The Carlton Learning Precinct opened in 2020 and was commissioned by the City of Melbourne in partnership with the Department of Education and the Victorian School Building Authority.

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Lygon St retailers tough it out

Lygon St retailers tough it out

June 28th, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge
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