History of the Melbourne School of Engineering
Explore the first 150 years of our histroy and find out for yourself the trials, tribulations and astonishing achievements that make the Melbourne School of Engineering what it is today.Read more
A collection of archival and historical photos contributed by alumni and friends.Read more
As part of our 150th program, the Melbourne School of Engineering was lucky enough to interview some of our most prominent alumni whose lives span the decades of the School’s history and could give us a first-hand account of what life was like studying Engineering in their era.Read more
Produced by Sam Davison, Elise Everest, and Jenny Smith. Special thanks to Prof Len Stevens, Mr Gary Mackenzie, Mr Frank Lees AM MBE, Mr Kevin Anderson, Mr Ryan Bentley, Ms Chloe Jack, Ms Gillian McTigue, Mr Tony Zara, Ms Nicole Jones. Special thank you to Dr Carolyn Rasmussen, whose book Increasing Momentum: Engineering at the University of Melbourne 1861–2004 provided much of the content for the videos.
Photo credits: Mr Paul Mosig, Mr Brian Sala, The University of Melbourne Archives, The Australian War Memorial, State Library of Victoria.
These videos were made to celebrate 150 years of engineering education at the University of Melbourne and were first presented at our 150th Gala Dinner. View photos from the 150th Gala Dinner.