In 2016 the Department of Physiotherapy celebrated 25 years of excellence in physiotherapy education at the University of Melbourne. We are immensely proud of the alumni and staff of the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. They are the talented professionals providing contemporary, evidence-based practice in private and public settings, mentoring the next generation, and steering cutting-edge research that contributes to the future of our profession.
We are committed to celebrating the achievements and success of all of our alumni and we encourage you to explore this website and keep us up to date with your news. When you update your contact details with us we can keep you in touch with the news and events of the University, your Department and your fellow graduates.
Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley
Head, Department of Physiotherapy
On Saturday 13th of August a dinner to celebrate 25 years of Physiotherapy Education at the University of Melbourne was held at Ormond College for the Department of Physiotherapy's alumni and staff. A commemorative program was prepared for this event. Read it online here:
Find out what your fellow alumni are up to and build strong professional connections with other members of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences alumni community. We love to hear what you've been up to so please share your news and achievements with us here.
- Alumni Profiles
Alumni of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences are doing remarkable things in a diverse range of fields around the world. Read their stories here.View
- Alumni Associations
MDHS alumni are a global community of over 40 000 successful individuals spanning more than 90 countries. Find your fellow alumni here.View
The MDHS newsfeed includes all alumni news, as well as research and related news from across the Faculty.
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences present a range of events and reunions every year for alumni. Don't see your graduating Class below? Please contact us or follow the link below to find out how we can help you organise a reunion.
Wednesday 6:15pm - 8:00pmDepartment of Optometry and Vision Sciences - 'Seeing Beyond Lecture'Event
Saturday 6:30pm - 11:00pm50th Anniversary of Medical Education at the Austin Clinical School Gala DinnerEvent
Wednesday All dayMelbourne Medical School: Class of 1962 reunionEvent
Friday All dayMelbourne Medical School: Class of 1957 reunionEvent
Saturday All dayMelbourne Medical School: Class of 1952 reunionEvent
- Lifelong Learning
Advance your career, pursue personal and professional interests and engage with the latest research in your field.
Community Access Program
Advance your career and pursue a personal or professional area of interest with CAP. University of Melbourne alumni receive a 20% discount on the standard fee for undergraduate single subject or Community Access Programs. To find out more please visit this page.
Coursework and short course programs
Please click on your School below to find out what coursework and short course programs are offered to graduates.
- Melbourne Medical School
The Melbourne Medical School offers a wide range of coursework and short course programs for graduates interested in undertaking further study. Visit the Melbourne Medical School's study pages to find out more.
- Melbourne Dental School
The Melbourne Dental School's Continuing Professional Development Program presents a range of programs and lectures for graduates who are interested in undertaking further study. Find out more here.
- Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The Melbourne School of Health Sciences offers opportunities for further study and professional development. Visit the Melbourne School of Health Sciences study pages to find out more.
- Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences offers a range of coursework and short course programs for graduates interested in undertaking further study. Visit the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences' study pages to find out more.
- School of Biomedical Sciences
The School of Biomedical Sciences is an eminent place to begin your career in research. Find out more about our Graduate Research degrees here.
- Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health offers a range of coursework and short course programs for graduates interested in undertaking further study. Visit the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health's study pages to find out more.
- Melbourne Medical School
- University Events and Discounts
The University of Melbourne has a full program of public lectures and other events of interest to alumni across Faculty and the University.
- Library Services and eJournals Access
Access top academic journals from anywhere in the world.
Library Services for Alumni
Access to eJournals
Alumni can access a range of popular electronic databases which span a wide range of subject areas for $22.50 per year.
University of Melbourne libraries offer a lifetime’s worth of reading and enhance your personal or professional studies. Alumni can purchase a concession-priced library membership to borrow books and other items. This membership can be used for all University of Melbourne Libraries.
The University is not only home to galleries and museums including Australia's largest university-based art museum, but also has both a medical and dental museum.
Medical History Museum
The Medical History Museum is a free on-campus museum for those inquisitive about medicine's contribution to scientific discovery and community well being.
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum
The Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum is unique in Australia for its age and comprehensiveness and its ability to provide insights into the social history of health, the history and development of the dental profession, and the history and development of dental education in Victoria.
Ian Potter Museum of Art
The Ian Potter Museum of Art exhibits art from antiquity to the present. The Museum embraces research, discovery and debate. Take a look at what's on.
The Grainger Museum features exhibitions on music, arts and culture.
Margaret Lawrence Gallery
The Margaret Lawrence Gallery is the professional exhibition space for the Victorian College of the Arts. The Gallery presents new works by local, national and international artists, accompanied by forums, artist and curator talks, residencies and public lectures.
- Career Services for Alumni
Melbourne Careers Centre offers a range of career services to our alumni.
Career Services for Alumni
MDHS Alumni can take advantage of a range of career services and resources including:
- Access to career resources through Careers Online
- Careers Drop in Service with professional Career Consultants (for those graduated within the past 12 months)
- A wide range of Career Events through Careers Online
- Other Discounts and Benefits
Take advantage of other alumni discounts and benefits.
University of Melbourne Alumni can take advantage of a wide range of discounts for on-campus services. Here are some examples:
- Discounted fitness memberships with MU Sport
- Discounts on health services
- Alumni receive a 50% discount on University House membership
Department of Physiotherapy Anniversary Scholarship Fund
To commemorate the past, celebrate the present and anticipate a bright future, the Department of Physiotherapy's Anniversay Scholarship Fund was launched at the 25th Anniversary celebratory dinner held on Saturday 13th of August 2016. It is the aim of the scholarship fund to provide support for talented students who would otherwise be unable to complete studies in physiotherapy and to access world-class education at the University of Melbourne.
We are inviting all of our alumni to consider supporting the current and future students of the Department of Physiotherapy by making a donation. Together we can play a vital role in educating tomorrow's leaders.
Or download the brochure here for more information.
We'd love to hear from you.
Please contact us with your news, feedback, or any other alumni-related enquiries. Click here to find out how to organise a reunion or contact us via the below details: