Report of the Review Committee on 'Defining the Future'

14 May 2010

The University of Melbourne has received the report of the intensive five-month stakeholder consultation and review from the Review Committee, in response to the VCAM Discussion Paper.Independent Chair Dr Ziggy Switkowski and the committee, which included staff, students and community members, considered more than 300 submissions and held consultations and forums to inform the report. The University will prepare its response to the report which will go the University of Melbourne Council for approval. The Report is available to download here

May edition of the VCA and Music e-newsletter

14 May 2010

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Student quartet to play Shanghai world expo

13 May 2010

Student quartet to play for Australia at Shanghai world expo, read moreThe Age reports.

Youngest-ever winner of Opera Foundation Australia award

07 May 2010

At 20 years of age, alumna Janet Todd is the  youngest-ever winner of an Opera Foundation Australia award – the American Institute Of Musical Studies Award. The Award was granted by Opera Foundation Australia on the advice of the Music Board and enables Janet to participate in the American Institute of Musical Studies course in Graz, Austria during July and August this year.

Alumni finalists in the 2010 Archibald Prize

07 May 2010

Portraits by alumni James Money (BFA, Drawing 1995) and Marc de Jong (BFA, Painting 1993) were selected as finalists in the 2010 Archibald Prize, on view in the Art Gallery of New South Wales until 30 May.

Victoria Harbour Young Artist Initiative

30 Apr 2010

The Victoria Harbour Young Artist Initiative is an exciting exhibition developed by students currently studying Sculpture and Spatial Practice at the School of Art.

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Student films at Cannes

29 Apr 2010

Current Film and TV student Ariel Kleiman has been selected for the 2010 Critic's Circle at Cannes International Film Festival for his short film Deeper than Yesterday. The Age reports. Edward Housden's film Muscles is one of 9 selected internationally for the Cannes Short Film Competition. The Australian reports. Read the full media release.

Master storyteller Stephen Cleary

28 Apr 2010

Master storyteller Stephen Cleary (UK) has spent five weeks on campus inspiring students, across all creative disciplines, in the art of storytelling. He spoke with Richard Stubbs on ABC's 774 on Tuesday 27 April, listen here.

TV premiere for alumnus Lucy Paplinska

28 Apr 2010

Don’t miss the TV premiere of Alone in a Crowded Room, a documentary by Film and TV alumnus Lucy Paplinska. Screening on Compass, ABC TV 1, Sunday 2nd May at 10.05pm. Find out more.

Apples in the big Apple

28 Apr 2010

School of Art lecturer Elizabeth Gower has recently co-curated a highly successful exhibition, Imaging the Apple, in New York.

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Kokoda on ABC

15 Apr 2010

Kokoda, the two-part documentary produced by Film and TV PhD candidate and alumnus Andrew Wiseman, starts on Thursday 22 April on ABC at 8.30pm. More info.

April edition of the VCA and Music e-newsletter

01 Apr 2010

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