Union House, Tin Alley, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia

Location:Union House, Tin Alley, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia

Upcoming events

  • 2019-07-19 12:00 - 2019-07-19 13:30

    University House members and guests are invited to join Peter Lloyd who will present a variety of wines from his family's estate, Coriole Vineyards.

    Coriole was started by the Lloyd family in the 1960s. It is a beautiful spot looking south towards many McLaren Vale vineyards, the old Willunga Range and the Fleurieu Bight. The estate has a lot of Shiraz vines, the oldest planted in 1919. They have also had great interest in finding new and exciting varieties for the Australian table, starting with the Sangiovese vineyard planted in 1985, the Fiano vineyard (2001) and the Piquepoul vineyard planted in 2010, all three varieties pioneered in Australia by Coriole.

    The Lloyd family continues to manage and develop the Coriole estate with the third generation now at the helm. They are also celebrating their 50th birthday since releasing their first wine in 1969. A tasting not worth missing!

    Bookings are essential.

    Members $10.00

    Guests $20.00

  • 2019-07-23 18:30 - 2019-07-23 20:30

    University House Quiz Night

    Members can join a table or form their own team.
    $2.00 entry per person (entry fee becomes total prize pool)

    Door prize to be won

    Complimentary bowl of chips per table

    Pizza, snacks and drinks available at the Bar.

     

  • 2019-07-25 12:30 - 2019-07-25 14:00

    UH Book Club Biography Group. 

    N.B. The group meet from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.

    This months book

    Blackburn, Elizabeth (2017) The Telomere Effect: a revolutionary approach to living younger, healthier, longer (398 pp, Orion Spring) (suggested by Hugo)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jennifer Henry, Biographies Convener (bookclub@unihouse.org.au)

     

  • 2019-08-14 16:30 - 2019-08-14 18:15

    UH Book Club History, Politics and Philosophy Group. 

    N.B. The group meet for drinks 4.30pm and discussion begins promptly at 5.00pm, ends: 6.15 pm.

    This months book

    McPherson, James (2015, 2017) The War that Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War still Matters. 219 pp, Pub: OUP; available at fishpond $A 22.28; o/o Yarra; at BD for $22.75.

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jacky Angus, HPP Convener (jsa17@bigpond.com)

  • 2019-08-27 18:30 - 2019-08-27 20:30

    University House Quiz Night

    Members can join a table or form their own team.
    $2.00 entry per person (entry fee becomes total prize pool)

    Door prize to be won

    Complimentary bowl of chips per table

    Pizza, snacks and drinks available at the Bar.

     

  • 2019-08-29 12:30 - 2019-08-29 14:00

    UH Book Club Biography Group. 

    N.B. The group meet from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.

    This months book

    Skloot, Rebecca (2010) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (369 pp, Pan Macmillan.) (suggested by Barb)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jennifer Henry, Biographies Convener (bookclub@unihouse.org.au)

     

  • 2019-09-11 16:30 - 2019-09-11 18:15

    UH Book Club History, Politics and Philosophy Group. 

    N.B. The group meet for drinks 4.30pm and discussion begins promptly at 5.00pm, ends: 6.15 pm.

    This months book

    Gascoigne, Bamber (2002) The Great Moghuls [India’s flamboyant rulers] 264 pp pub. Robinson Press, Yarra on order; at Baillieu; BD for $A 7.75.

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jacky Angus, HPP Convener (jsa17@bigpond.com)

  • 2019-09-24 18:30 - 2019-09-24 20:30

    University House Quiz Night

    Members can join a table or form their own team.
    $2.00 entry per person (entry fee becomes total prize pool)

    Door prize to be won

    Complimentary bowl of chips per table

    Pizza, snacks and drinks available at the Bar.

     

  • 2019-09-26 12:30 - 2019-09-26 14:00

    UH Book Club Biography Group. 

    N.B. The group meet from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.

    This months book

    Kleinhenz, Elizabeth (2018) Germaine: the life of Germaine Greer (423 pp, Penguin Random House) (suggested by Gordon)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jennifer Henry, Biographies Convener (bookclub@unihouse.org.au)

     

  • 2019-10-09 16:30 - 2019-10-09 18:15

    UH Book Club History, Politics and Philosophy Group. 

    N.B. The group meet for drinks 4.30pm and discussion begins promptly at 5.00pm, ends: 6.15 pm.

    This months book

    Hamilton Clive 2018 The Silent Invasion: China’s influence in Australia. 281 pp; pub: Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne. Available: at Baillieu; at Yarra; at BD $A28.

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jacky Angus, HPP Convener (jsa17@bigpond.com)

  • 2019-10-22 18:30 - 2019-10-22 20:30

    University House Quiz Night

    Members can join a table or form their own team.
    $2.00 entry per person (entry fee becomes total prize pool)

    Door prize to be won

    Complimentary bowl of chips per table

    Pizza, snacks and drinks available at the Bar.

     

  • 2019-10-31 12:30 - 2019-10-31 14:00

    UH Book Club Biography Group. 

    N.B. The group meet from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.

    This months book

    Harding, Lesley & Morgan, Kendrah (2015) Modern Love: The Lives of John and Sunday Reed (304 pp, Melbourne University Press)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jennifer Henry, Biographies Convener (bookclub@unihouse.org.au)

     

  • 2019-11-13 16:30 - 2019-11-13 18:15

    UH Book Club History, Politics and Philosophy Group. 

    N.B. The group meet for drinks 4.30pm and discussion begins promptly at 5.00pm, ends: 6.15 pm.

    This months book

    Haywood, John (2015) Northmen; The Viking Saga 793-1241. 350 pp. note several maps. Pub: Thomas Dunne. At: Yarra; Kathleen Syme Library (251 Faraday St, Carlton); also: Fishpond; Abe Books; BD/Amazon: $A25 (check if delivery charges].

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jacky Angus, HPP Convener (jsa17@bigpond.com)

  • 2019-11-26 18:30 - 2019-11-26 20:30

    University House Quiz Night

    Members can join a table or form their own team.
    $2.00 entry per person (entry fee becomes total prize pool)

    Door prize to be won

    Complimentary bowl of chips per table

    Pizza, snacks and drinks available at the Bar.

     

  • 2019-11-28 12:30 - 2019-11-28 14:00

    UH Book Club Biography Group. 

    N.B. The group meet from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.

    This months book

    Bemrose, Anna (2011) Mawson's last survivor: the story of Dr Alf Howard AM (264 pp, Boolarong Press)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jennifer Henry, Biographies Convener (bookclub@unihouse.org.au)

     

  • 2019-12-11 16:30 - 2019-12-11 18:15

    UH Book Club History, Politics and Philosophy Group. 

    N.B. The group meet for drinks 4.30pm and discussion begins promptly at 5.00pm, ends: 6.15 pm.

    This months book

    Rees, Martin (2018) On the Future: Prospects for Humanity. 227 pp; pub: Princeton University & Oxford University Press. At: Syme; Yarra; and Baillieu libraries. To buy: see BD/Amazon, and Fishpond: $25; Abe Books: $US 15 (+ delivery)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jacky Angus, HPP Convener (jsa17@bigpond.com)

  • 2019-12-19 12:30 - 2019-12-19 14:00

    UH Book Club Biography Group. 

    N.B. The group meet from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.

    This months book

    Ayers, Eddie (2017) Danger Music: How teaching the cello to children in Afghanistan led to a self-discovery almost too hard to bear (291 pp, Allen & Unwin)

    For a summary of each book, see https://www.bookdepository.com/

    Contact for more information:

    Jennifer Henry, Biographies Convener (bookclub@unihouse.org.au)