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Residential Tutors Arts

Ms Maria Brand, BAPsych Melb GdipB&M ACT MDiv(candidate) ACT Ms Anita Niranjan, BSc(Hons) Sydney MA Melb BA DipBS(Hons) Moore Law/Computer Science

Dr Tim Arnold-Moore, BSc(Hons) LLB Melb PhD RMIT LMusA Pharmacy

Mr Lawrence Meng, BFormSc Monash BPhysio(candidate) Melb Mr Benjamin Roberts, BSc(Hons) Canterbury PhD(candidate) Monash Science

Mr Chris Adams, BSc MAppliedSc(candidate) RMIT Mr David Spencer, BAppSc Melb MDiv(candidate) ACT Ms Olivia Tan, BSc(Hons) (candidate) Melb

Non-Residential Tutors Arts

Ms Felicity Jensz, BA(Hons) MA(candidate) Melb Mr Hideaki Sakurai, BA(Hons) Tokyo GradDipEd Monash Economics/Commerce

Mr Andrew Parker, BComm(candidate) Melb Engineering

Mr Richard McAvoy, BEng RMIT Information Technology

Dr Thomas Conway, BSc(Hons) PhD Melb Medicine

Ms Stella Sarlos, BMedSc BMed (candidate) PhD (candidate) Melb Pharmacy/Physiology

Ms Shaunagh Darroch, BSc MPharm Monash Science

Dr Thomas Conway, BSc(Hons) PhD Melb Ms Philippa Griffin, 4th year BSc/BA Melb Business Manager

Mr Darren Waterworth, BBus(Acc) Phillip Institute ASA Personal Assistant to Warden & Administration Manager

Mrs Sue Abbott Receptionist

Miss Natalie Brough Property Manager

Mr Jim Fisher Librarian

Ms Ruth Millard, BA(Hons) Melb. DipEd Latrobe BTh ^CrGDipInfServ RMIT Assistant Librarian

Ms Joy Healey, BA Latrobe GDipLib UNSW MA BCV


Ridley provides a range of academic support including tutorials, which supplement university lectures and tutorials, study and examination skills seminars, and vocational guidance. Tutorials are open to non-resident students.

FEES - 2005

Registration Fee (payable on application for admission) $25

Enrolment Fee (payable on acceptance) $150

Students' Club Membership $140 Residential Fees (minimum 30 week occupancy) $12,165

Orientation Week Board & Expenses $410 Bond Money (reclaimable if no dues outstanding) $448

The annual fee covers residence (including meals) and tuition during the academic year. Accommodation is usually available during vacations at rates which may be ascertained from the office. There is accommodation for 100 students, including six academic/pastoral tutors.


Financial assistance is available both in the form of scholarships for new and continuing students (based upon academic achievement) and bursaries (where the criterion is need). Scholarship application forms are available from the Administration Manager.


Further information may be obtained from The Administration Manager, Ridley College, University of Melbourne, 160 The Avenue, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia. Phone: (03) 9207 4800 Fax: (03) 9387 5099 Email:

[email protected] World Wide Web: http://www.ridley.unimelb.edu.au


The Graduate Union

including Graduate House and University Graduates Club


The Graduate Union of the University of Melbourne Incorporated is an Association of graduates and postgraduates who wish to retain close links with The University of Melbourne and is affiliated to the University as a uniquely postgraduate college. The Graduate Union offers club, dining and residential facilities in addition to social and educational opportunities for its members at a low annual subscription.


The principal objects of The Graduate Union as set out in its Statement of Purposes are:

(a) to provide residential facilities for postgraduates in a secure, supportive and collegiate environment (b) to encourage and assist higher education, especially postgraduate studies and research

(c) to foster academic, educational and cultural relations between graduates (d) to provide a corporate association to carry out these objects

(e) to promote the welfare of the University of Melbourne HISTORY

The Graduate Union originated as the Melbourne University Association and was established in 1911. Afffiliated with the University Union between 1938 and 1952 as the Graduates' Section of the Union, since 1953 it has functioned as The Graduate Union. It became affiliated as a college of The University of Melbourne in 1971 and an Association under the Associations Incorporation Act in 1991.


The Council consists of a President, a Vice-President with twelve members elected by the membership for three-year terms, two nominees of the Vice-Chancellor and up to two co-opted members. A Chairman is appointed annually from among the elected members. The Council controls The Graduate Union through a number of committees or boards. A list of current Council members is available from the office at any time.


Graduates and diploma holders of The University of Melbourne, or of other recognised tertiary institutions, are eligible for Life membership or Ordinary membership. Associate membership is available to spouses of current members, staff of The University of Melbourne and final year undergraduates. Corporate Membership is available to members of the corporate and business community. Associate and Corporate members have limited rights and are ineligible to vote at General Meetings.

Life Membership subscriptions may be paid at any time either in one lump sum or in three successive annual instalments of the sum fixed at that time. There is a discounted Life Membership fee for seniors over 60 years of age.

Concession rates also apply for Ordinary members who are residents of Graduate House, seniors over 60 years, or are those from interstate, overseas or country Victoria.

Subscription Renewal notices are sent annually, with reminders as necessary. The current subscription categories and rates are listed on a separate sheet available from the Graduate Union office.


The club bistro is open Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 2 pm throughout the year, except for a four week period over the Christmas holiday period. Residents and members are encouraged to bring guests to dine. The fully licensed bar makes a pleasant setting for pre-lunch drinks. Presently, members are welcome to dine in the evenings with residents by prior arrangement with Graduate House staff and, in the near future, the bistro will open for dinner in the evenings Conferences, private functions and parties for members and their guests are a feature of Graduate House and the University Graduates Club.


Various social events, designed to encourage members and guests to use the facilities and dine in the house, are

arranged. — Regular luncheons are held and occasional dinners are held in the Graduate House with a variety of interesting speakers,

and other events are arranged according to interest or demand. There are always opportunities to extend the activities in response to new challenges.


The Graduate Union publishes The Melbourne Graduate, a quarterly journal which chronicles the events of importance to The Graduate Union, and includes the annual Financial Report and notification of General Meetings and the annual Election of Members to Graduate Council. A newsletter is published monthly and either posted or emailed to members.

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There are reciprocal agreements in a number of international and interstate locations. Staff at Graduate House can arrange introduction cards.


The Graduate Union is separate from the Alumni Relations Unit of the University of Melbourne. Although the two complement each other and work co-operatively, there are important differences. Whereas the Alumni Relations Unit is part of and administered by the University, The Graduate Union is an autonomous organization.


Graduate House was opened in 1962 as a small hall of residence for postgraduate workers, whether Australian or from overseas, predominantly for those engaged in higher degree studies or research. Graduate House is controlled by a board acting for the Graduate Council. Graduate House is the residential facility and administrative base of The Graduate Union.

Graduate House has been developed in successive stages and now houses approximately 116 postgraduate residential members on a "dinner, bed and breakfast" basis. A variety of accommodation is available ranging from family suites suitable for visiting academics and Faculty visitors, student accommodation with ensuite bathroom and more modest student accommodation with shared bathrooms. Residents come from many countries and other states and the atmosphere is one of cultural as well as academic sharing.

Graduate House also provides a corporate centre for the entire Graduate Union membership by way of dining-room, common-rooms, library and other facilities for public and private entertainment.

Conference and function facilities

Graduate House has extensive conference, seminar and function facilities with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment.

Members are encouraged to hold private functions, with the dining room capable of seating up to 300 guests. Smaller parties can also be accommodated.

Eligibility for Admission

The House Board has wide powers to admit any class of graduate as a resident. Details are available from Graduate House. Applications for residence should be made on the appropriate form and directed to the Administrative Assistant at Graduate House, either by post or email to [email protected]


The Graduate Union employs a Secretary-Warden (CEO) of Graduate House, and is assisted by such other secretarial, administrative, domestic, catering or other staff as are deemed necessary from time to time.

Secretary-Warden (CEO) Operations Manager Mr Eugene Spanti Ms Molly Kelly

Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] Assistant Secretary Administrative Assistant

Mrs Lyn Weston Ms Lauren McKerley

Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] ENQUIRIES

Local enquiries can be made by telephoning 9347 3428 or University extension 46903. Graduate House is located at 220 Leicester Street, Carlton 3053, in close proximity to the main campus.

Comprehensive information and Applications for Membership and Admission to Graduate House are available on The Graduate Union website www.graduatehouse.com.au. Enquiries may also be made by facsimile + (3) 9347-9981, email [email protected] or by post addressed to The Graduate Union, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton 3053