University of Melbourne


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.

Study outlines four essential elements to YouTube viral success

5:05PM | Monday, 21 May 2012 |  Researchers at the University of Melbourne identified a formula to understand why some branded YouTube videos go viral, while others fail.

Tech degrees being shunned by uni students: Report

2:10PM | Wednesday, 29 February 2012 |  The number of university students in technology degrees is in long-term decline, according to a new report, with concerns that the shortage will impact web-based start-ups.

New ideas pop up in Melbourne

1:13PM | Monday, 9 January 2012 |  Pop-up parks, art shows and bars are the way to give Melburnians breathing space, an expert says, highlighting a huge array of business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

IP available for free at University of NSW

11:49PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 |  Australian universities are being encouraged to make their intellectual property available for free, after the University of NSW said it will offer IP licences to entrepreneurs at no charge.

Student Entrepreneurs to host Startup Hackathon

7:16PM | Wednesday, 27 July 2011 |  University students are being encouraged to attend a 48-hour start-up “hackathon”, hosted by Student Entrepreneurs.