Inside Melbourne

Make the most of uni with advice from our current students, access study tips and find out more about studying at Melbourne.


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Meet Andrew

While some of us are content to languish on the couch, Bachelor of Planning and Design (Architecture) and Master of Architecture alum Andrew Lee is living his best life in isolation. As a Senior Project Manager for a luxury fitness company in New York City, Andrew naturally starts his day with a work-out.

Meet Nikhil

If Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery alum, Nikhil Pooviah could give you one piece of advice it’s – don’t be afraid to take the road less travelled. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Nikhil is co-founder of health tech start-up, Elly Health, whose most recent investor was Google.

Meet Danielle

Head of External Relations at the McKell Institute and President of the University’s Sydney Alumni Association, Danielle Asciak is a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music alum. When she isn’t busy collaborating with fellow alumni on how they can support each other and current students, Danielle is cooking up a storm and pursuing her passion for cabaret.

Meet Victoria

Master of Agricultural Sciences alum Victoria brings us this takeover from a farm in Gippsland, where she is working from home. Victoria is an Agribusiness Executive at Commonwealth Bank, but she still finds time for some cute cow cuddles.

Meet Daniel

From working for Uber to Australia’s first drone delivery business, Wing, Bachelor of Commerce alum Daniel is in high demand and it’s not hard to see why. His takeover is packed with tips on “how to be a happy homebody”, ranging from fashion to career wisdom.

Meet Stephanie

Director dramaturge and Master of Dramaturgy alum Stephanie shares a glimpse of her packed work day, from developing a kids show to Zoom meetings, with some exercise and dancing mixed in for good measure.

Meet Janey

Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctor alum Janey brings us this takeover from home, where she is working in the graduate program for beauty retailer Mecca, along with some baking and drawing to stay busy.

The science behind sourdough

Have you ever wondered what makes sourdough special? Dr Kate Howell, who teaches in the Master of Food Science, explains the science behind our latest obsession in this bite-sized lecture.

Why do designers draw?

Many great creations start with a drawing. Theo Blankley, who teaches in the Bachelor of Design, explains why drawing is an important part of the design process in this bite-sized lecture.

Three ways AI is transforming agriculture and food

We're charting the way as a world pioneer in the application of AI in food science and agriculture. Learn about the technology that is helping to save wine from bushfire smoke, measuring our unconscious responses to food and creating smart farms and vineyards.