University of Melbourne


Tin Alley beta winter internships set to begin for 2014

7:40PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 |  The Tin Alley beta program has finished the selection process for its winter internship program, with benefits anticipated both for students and the startups they’ll work for.

We’ve had Australia’s first Eduhack, now it’s time for Unihack

7:28PM | Friday, 4 July 2014 |  The University of Melbourne and Monash University have announced they are to hosting the first UNIHACK Melbourne, a hackathon designed for university and TAFE students.

Tin Alley program expands with Monash, Swinburne and Tasmania unis jumping aboard

6:26PM | Friday, 20 June 2014 |  The University of Melbourne’s Tin Alley beta program is set to expand, with three universities – Monash, Swinburne and Tasmania – joining the initiative.

Apple acquires one-man photo start-up SnappyLabs

1:41AM | Monday, 6 January 2014 |  Apple has acquired Australian entrepreneur John Papandriopoulos’s start-up SnappyLabs, publisher of the rapid fire photo app SnappyCam.

Microsoft announces $8 million partnership for natural user interface technology research centre

12:26PM | Monday, 9 December 2013 |  Microsoft, the University of Melbourne and the Victorian government have joined forces to open an $8 million research centre for social new interactive technologies.

Melbourne University announces accelerator program intake, calls for unis to do more for start-ups

7:49PM | Tuesday, 2 July 2013 |  A robotic arm maker, colour-matching database and a neurological medical devise start-up are among six start-ups to join the Melbourne Accelerator Program.

Five key business course trends from Australian universities

10:57PM | Monday, 22 October 2012 |  How successful are Australian universities at creating entrepreneurs? If you’re looking at further study, here are five key business course trends you should be aware of. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Melbourne Uni partners with Coursera to offer free online courses

9:49PM | Thursday, 20 September 2012 |  The University of Melbourne will offer seven free online courses after partnering with US company Coursera, with three of the courses covering topics in economics and technology.

Entrepreneurialism about the team, not a Zuckerberg-type individual: Academic

7:35PM | Friday, 6 July 2012 |  An Australian university professor has offered an in-depth insight into entrepreneurship and its defining factors, including why entrepreneurialism is about the team rather than the individual.

First start-up winners announced for Melbourne Accelerator Program

6:13PM | Thursday, 28 June 2012 |  A new accelerator program at the University of Melbourne has announced its first four winners, including an internet venue booking system and a power system for rural and remote areas.