Professor Duncan Maskell
Professor Duncan Maskell

The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of the University.

Biography Speeches

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

Welcome to the University of Melbourne. We are Australia’s leading research university, with a 165-year-long tradition of higher education in the arts, sciences and numerous professional disciplines.

At Melbourne, we take delight through our on-campus teaching and graduate online programs in helping undergraduate and postgraduate students from Australia and many other countries to achieve globally recognised qualifications. The educational experience here prepares well-rounded graduates who are academically outstanding and practically grounded.

We also support and encourage internationally-connected research collaborations around basic and applied problems, in the hope of changing the world for the better.

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Past Vice-Chancellors

History of the Vice-Chancellor office from our beginning in 1853.

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9th Floor, Raymond Priestley Building
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia


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Ms Carol Boles