Some of the most memorable architecture often occurs with some of the smallest projects. This is certainly the case with the Ernie Cropley Pavilion at the University of Melbourne. Designed by Cox Architecture, the pavilion "punches well above its weight".
Melbourne University Sport is working to improve its facilities during the mid-year break. In July, please be advised that there will be minor parking and access disruptions in the Sports Precinct, as well as changeroom locker maintenance. For more details, click here.
Uni too strong for cross-town rivals
22 June; Jesse Lourey
In the Round 13 Direct Connect Dewar Shield Match of the Round, Melbourne Unicorns’ unbeaten run came to an end as they were handed a swift reality check from Melbourne Uni in a hard fought encounter at Romanis Reserve.
The University of Melbourne’s elite athletes will be lacing up in orange throughout June to raise awareness about social violence in the community. An initiative of Step Back Think, the Lace Up Against Social Violence campaign aims to raise awareness about the consequences violent, split-second decisions can have on the wider community.
Melbourne University Football Club’s University Blues will hold their second annual Business Breakfast this coming Friday morning at the RACV Club. Engineer, transport and aviation leader and Chairman of Victorian Major Events, Sir Rod Eddington, will be the guest speaker. The breakfast MC will be former Uni Blues player and journalist James Dunn. For more information on the breakfast, click here.
Sport Board Chair Appointed
26 May; Tim Lee - Director of Sport
Melbourne University Sport recently welcomed new Board Chair Professor Jim Angus along with three new external members Kate Roffey, Grant Williams and James Marburg.
A new record for weekly attendance to the University’s fitness and aquatic centres was achieved in early March this year with 16,801 active visits from students, staff and alumni, surpassing the previous weekly record of 15,617 in 2014.
Stakeholders should note that the Club Funding Review is yet to be finalised and will be released in due course. Historical support of clubs remains unchanged. Clubs are also reminded that new initiatives may be eligible for funding via a Club Project Fund application available on the Club Resources webpage.
College Rowing hits the Yarra River
6 May; Thomas Lutwyche
The annual College Rowing Regatta was held on saturday, and college students were out in force to support their rowing teams.