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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How to look after yourself

How can we flourish in life, even when things aren’t going well? Associate Professor Peggy Kern from the Centre for Wellbeing Science (CWS) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education takes us through the ways we can not only look after ourselves but thrive.

Human rights law and practice

How can we use human rights to solve some of the world’s most wicked problems? In this bite-size lecture, Professor John Tobin, lecturer in The Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) discusses the processes needed for change.

How diet can improve teen health

Good nutrition and a 'healthy food environment' are vital for development and the creation of healthy habits to set young people up for a healthy life, explains Senior Lecturer (Human Nutrition), Dr Anita Lawrence in this bite-sized lecture.

We can prevent pandemics with wildlife disease surveillance

Our health is intrinsically connected with animal health. COVID-19 is the latest in a long list of diseases, known as zoonoses or zoonotic diseases, that are carried and spread to us from animals. In fact, 60 per cent of emerging human infectious diseases originate in animal populations.

10 reasons to doubt the United States of America is in political decline

Amid a global pandemic, economic struggle and election chaos, can the United States of America maintain its status as a political superpower on the world stage? Associate Dean (International) for the Faculty of Arts and Associate Professor in American Politics Tim Lynch gives us 10 reasons why this isn’t the end for the star-spangled banner.

Meet Daffa: Bachelor of Commerce student

Daffa is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce at home in Indonesia. He’s been busy watching webinars, reading, helping his mum cook and taking part in World Choir. A special shout-out to Daffa for avoiding online distractions while watching lectures!

Meet Mollie: Bachelor of Science student

Mollie is studying a Bachelor of Science degree from her home in Casino, a town in rural New South Wales. We have to warn you - some adorable animals feature in this takeover. Study distraction may ensue.

Meet Joanne: Doctor of Medicine student

Joanne is studying a Doctor of Medicine and shares her experience studying online from home. She's passionate about fitness, so look out for her tips on staying healthy.

Meet Roshine: Doctor of Dental Surgery student

Roshine is a Doctor of Dental Surgery student. Born and raised in the Seychelles, she now lives in student accommodation near our Parkville campus. What does a day in the life look like for Roshine? Painting, online classes, scenic walks, knitting and some loveable coffee art.

Meet Danielle: Bachelor of Agriculture student

Bachelor of Agriculture student Danielle shows us what a day at university look like for her – lockdown style. Her lab work may be paused, but Danielle is finding other ways to stay busy as a research student. We’re also impressed by Danielle’s piano skills – is that the Notebook theme song we hear?