Energy Breakthrough full STEAM ahead

Design and technology lecturer Simon O’Mallon says this weekend’s Maryborough RACV Energy Breakthrough will once again inspire tomorrow’s teachers. Simon and fellow education lecturer Peter Cox will take ten of their students to Maryborough to help judge some of the 6000-plus competitors set to take to Princes Park in […]

Cheerio studio

It’s often said the rural Victorian landscape is a patchwork quilt. Keely Letson sits and stitches it in the corridor between the campus art studios. Fat squares of canola yellow, reminiscent of her favourite view back home. The artwork will soon hang alongside the work of 21 of Keely’s […]

Accounting on puppy love

For accounting student Emma Ashworth, choosing a charity to fundraise for as part of her course was one of this year’s easiest uni tasks. It had to be Righteous Pups. The Bendigo-based not-for-profit group trains assistance dogs for at-risk teens and children with autism. “I have a sibling […]

Lightbox moments in life

A student exhibition at the La Trobe Visual Arts Centre blurs the boundaries between our public and private selves. It’s a topic clearly in the frame of photographer Ben Blacket. A few years ago, publicly, Ben was working as a commercial and news photographer. Privately, he was yearning […]