Our emeritus professors are former staff members who have made esteemed contributions to the intellectual, creative and cultural life of the University.
The University of Melbourne has a vast global alumni network who live and work across 160 countries – a diverse group spanning across cultures and fields of endeavours.
With prime ministers, Governors-General and Nobel Laureates among them, this impressive alumni community is testament to the world-class education the University of Melbourne delivers.
The contribution University of Melbourne alumni make to the global community is nothing short of inspiring, and the support they provide their alma mater through Believe – the Campaign for the University of Melbourne significantly impacts the University’s bold ambitions for excellence in research and exceptional student outcomes.
Explore some of our distinguished staff
Melbourne Laureate Professor appointments recognise exceptional academic distinction.
Fellows are appointed in recognition of their achievements and ability to make a distinctive contribution to the life of the University.
Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors are recognised for their pre-eminence in research or creative activity, or in research and teaching.
Scholars are selected on the basis of their academic results, leadership ability, community service and extra-curricula activities.