2018 International Museums and Collections Award recipient selected

Sakina Nomanbhoy, a Bachelor of Arts student studying for her Honours in Art History was recently selected as the Melbourne recipient of the International Museums and Collections Award.

Sakina will commence her month-long placement at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in early 2019 where she will have the opportunity to work on a range of collection management and curatorial projects with their outstanding museums and collections.

The IMaC Award provides a unique international exchange opportunity for students between the University of Melbourne and the University of Birmingham. Recipients of the Award take part in a month-long placement working with the collections and museums of the partner university. This placement experience aims to enrich the recipients’ academic studies and facilitate the development of professional skills within the cultural sector. You will be able to follow Sakina's cultural adventures in Birmingham via her blog, which will be accessible on the Museums and Collections website from mid-January