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Meet Krishan Meepe, Ethnomusicology student at the University of Melbourne

14 October 2019
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music student Krishan Meepe says Ethnomusicology has given him the tools to unpack some of the complex intersections of music, and politics....

Meet Omar Hassan, Photography student at the University of Melbourne

14 October 2019
Omar Hassan enrolled in the VCA Art (Photography) degree straight out of high school and is determined to take each day as it comes....

Bouyancy director Rodd Rathjen: interview

11 October 2019
Buoyancy is Australia's submission for Best International Feature at the 2020 Oscars. We talk to the director of this brutal and beautiful film....

An artist bears witness to those detained on Manus Island

8 October 2019
Manus Island refugee processing may be coming to an end, but new portraits shine a light on the lives left in limbo....

Meet Tilly Webb, Interactive Composition student at the University of Melbourne

3 October 2019
Now in her third year, musician Tilly Webb explains why she chose to study Interactive Composition, and how she learned to trust her gut....

Meet Athina Wilson, Film and Television student at the University of Melbourne

25 September 2019
BFA (Narrative) student Athina Wilson talks about empathy, team-building and women in cinema....

Meet Claire Bird, Theatre student at the University of Melbourne

20 September 2019
Claire Bird is studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre). She talks about the moments of discovery while studying and the importance of failing gloriously....

Meet Nathan Santamaria, Design and Production student at the University of Melbourne

18 September 2019
Nathan Santamaria is a sound designer, engineer and composer studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design and Production), he talks about travelling to Prague this year to attend...

Meet Jasmine Vaughns, Music Theatre student at the University of Melbourne

17 September 2019
Jasmine Vaughns, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) student, talks about meeting her idol in New York and the importance of being brave....

Meet Liz Smith, Graduate Certificate in Visual Art student

17 September 2019
After a 40-year career in psychology and education, Liz Smith is on her way to becoming an artist full-time via the Graduate Certificate in Visual Art at the Victorian College...

Meet Danni Zhang, Screenwriting student at the University of Melbourne

17 September 2019
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) student Danni Zhang talks about her run-in with Mr. Feminism, and what excites her about a career in screenwriting....

Richard Tognetti: 'Creatives should be able to test the waters and pour in as much acid as they like'

13 September 2019
Richard Tognetti is Artistic Director and leader of the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO). Here, the violinist, composer and conductor reflects on the University of Melbourne...