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University of Melbourne

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Melbourne, Australia

Founding Date:
1853

Motto:
Postera Crescam Laude

Enrollment:
35,000

Official Website:
http://www.unimelb.edu.au/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Samuel Alexander
Philosopher
6-Jan-1859 13-Sep-1938 Space, Time, and Deity
Julian Assange
Hacker
3-Jul-1971   Founder of Wikileaks
Elizabeth H. Blackburn
Scientist
26-Nov-1948   Co-Discoverer of telomerase
Cate Blanchett
Actor
14-May-1969   Galadriel in LOTR
Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Scientist
3-Sep-1899 31-Aug-1985 Acquired immunological tolerance
Brian Castro
Novelist
16-Jan-1950   Birds of Passage
Manning Clark
Historian
3-Mar-1915 23-May-1991 A History of Australia
Richard Dalitz
Physicist
28-Feb-1925 13-Jan-2006 Dalitz pairs and Dalitz plots
John Eccles
Scientist
27-Jan-1903 2-May-1997 Membrane potential of nerves
Herb Elliott
Track and Field
25-Feb-1938   Middle distance runner
Helen Garner
Author
7-Nov-1942   The First Stone
Julia Gillard
Head of State
29-Sep-1961   Prime Minister of Australia
Germaine Greer
Activist
29-Jan-1939   Feminism Diva
Peter Hollingworth
Religion
10-Apr-1935   Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane
Harold Holt
Head of State
5-Aug-1908 17-Dec-1967 Prime Minister of Australia, 1966-67
Barry Humphries
Actor
17-Feb-1934   Dame Edna
George Isaak
Astronomer
7-Mar-1933 5-Jun-2005 Resonant scattering spectroscopy
Harrie Massey
Astronomer
16-May-1908 27-Nov-1983 British National Committee for Space Research
Sean McMullen
Novelist
21-Dec-1948   Greatwinter Trilogy
Robert Menzies
Head of State
20-Dec-1894 15-May-1978 Twice Prime Minister of Australia
Thomas Pickering
Diplomat
5-Nov-1931   Career US Ambassador
Jane Sullivan Roberts
Activist
c. 1955   Wife of US Chief Justice John Roberts
Peter Singer
Philosopher
6-Jul-1946   Animal Liberation
J. G. Thirlwell
Musician
29-Jan-1960   Foetus

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Scientist
3-Sep-1899 31-Aug-1985 Acquired immunological tolerance
Marion Campbell
Novelist
1948   Lines of Flight
Manning Clark
Historian
3-Mar-1915 23-May-1991 A History of Australia
Joshua Lederberg
Biologist
23-May-1925 2-Feb-2008 Genetic properties of bacteria

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Menzies
Head of State
20-Dec-1894 15-May-1978 Twice Prime Minister of Australia


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