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Snapshots from Parkville: a skate odyssey

The University of Melbourne is so large and distinct it has its own postcode, 3010. In this video series,  Snapshots from Parkville, The Citizen takes a closer look at the diverse community of people who work and study there.

Video report by Jess Bassano

Keven Ren spends much of his time working toward his Master’s degree in astrophysics.

But when he’s not studying the workings of the universe, he’s carving figure eights with his roller blades.

Jess Bassano and Garreth Hanley meet the founder of Melbourne University’s inline skating club.

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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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