University Spotlight – University of Melbourne

This week Melbourne University takes us through their extensive and interesting history. As usual, keep an eye on Snapchat and Instagram for some insight into one of Australia’s oldest universities!


Did you know?

  1. Melbourne University was founded in 1853, making it the second oldest university in Australia.
  2. We started out with only 3 professors and 16 students!
  3. Dentistry was introduced as a course in 1890 and was taught at the Melbourne Dental Hospital.
  4. The re-mineralizing agent, CPP-ACP was developed at Melbourne University.
  5. Melbourne University is rated the number 1 research university in Australia.
  6. Melbourne University’s famous South Lawn was featured in the 2009 film “Knowing”, starring Nicholas Cage.