On this page are transcripts of speeches delivered at graduation (conferring) ceremonies in December 2010
A N Smith Lecture
Arthur Norman Smith was a founder of the Australian Journalists' Association and served as its first general president and for five years as its general secretary.
Sir Robert Menzies Oration
The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation that promotes excellence in health research, education and postgraduate scholarship by Australians.
Chancellor's Human Rights Lecture
The Chancellor's Human Rights Lecture has become a feature of the University of Melbourne calendar since its inception in 2002 at the behest of the Chancellor, Ms Fay Marles.
The University hosts a range of events and festivals that celebrate the University's excellence in research, learning & teaching, and engagement