Humans of UniMelb

humans of unimelb

The idea for Humans of UniMelb popped into my head on a vacation back home in India. Going to The University of Melbourne can be overwhelming and it can be a struggle to have your voice heard in a large campus. Inspired by the format of the famous Humans of New York, Humans of UniMelb encourages domestic and international students to share their personal journeys.

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It all started when I submitted Humans of UniMelb on the Melbourne Ideas platform. With a peer, I pitched ‘Sounds of Melbourne‘, an idea integrating both our initial submissions. Out of more than a hundred shortlisted ideas, ours was chosen as one of the final 5. Here’s a glimpse into our pitch night:

Currently, I’m excited to share, Humans of UniMelb is growing strong on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter with over 150 published stories.

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Melbourne Ideas 2017 Finalist