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Home is where your heart is

Studying in another country can be a challenging and exciting time, but to some the experience can be daunting.

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Breakfast seminar with Air New Zealand executive Phil Doak

Organisational change and employee engagement will be two of the headline discussion points at a breakfast seminar in February.

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Monash salutes Australia Day Honour recipients

It is an honour to acknowledge members of the Monash Community who were recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours.

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Monash appoints International Alumni Manager for North America

For the first time, Monash University has appointed an International Alumni Manager for North America.

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Launch of 2016 Alumni Outreach campaign

Following our most successful year ever in 2015, the University’s annual outreach campaign is re-launching in March, 2016.

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Alumni patent saves lives

Great ideas typically come from humble beginnings. Tony Clark was quietly sitting in church when his great idea took shape – to give homeless people much needed beds.

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Fellowships for Monash community

Monash Fellowships have been awarded to leaders in business, health, education and the media at a gala ceremony in Melbourne.

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Alumni awards recognise exceptional achievement

The Chief Technology Officer of Walmart, the Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and a Justice of the High Court of Hong Kong were among 11 alumni celebrated in our 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Dr Alan Finkel AO appointed PM’s Chief Scientist

Monash University Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel AO has been appointed Chief Scientist of Australia. This prestigious role provides advice to the Prime Minister and cabinet on matters relating to science, technology and innovation.

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On remembering and forgettting war

Join us this Remembrance Day for the launch of - World War One: A History in 100 Stories - a path-breaking social history written by Monash historians Professor Bruce Scates, Rebecca Wheatley and Laura James.

Matt Bebe

Crafting business success

For graduate Matt Bebe it started with a football match. Not just any football match but the 2008 AFL Grand Final.

Matthew Tyler

Alumnus shapes the future of Australian policy

A commitment to tackling inequality and disadvantage has seen graduate Matthew Tyler receive the RG Menzies Scholarship to Harvard - Australia’s most prestigious national award for postgraduate study to the United States.

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Assessing criminal minds

Many people say their job feels like a prison. But what if you actually work in a prison? Kaine Grigg (DPsych(Clinical) 2014) said the response he gets when he tells people about his career is regularly one of intrigue.

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From intern to Premier

Since 1994, 438 Monash University students have walked the corridors of Parliament and completed the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.

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Queen's Birthday Honours for Monash community

Monash University congratulates its alumni, staff and supporters who were honoured in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours lists.

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Academic excellence and entrepreneurship wins award

New graduate Thomas Weston will receive first hand guidance from fellow alumnus Tony Palmer as the recipient of a Monash Marketing Award.

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US graduates provide students with career springboard

Eight students will spend eight days in the city that never sleeps as the successful applicants of the University’s first alumni-initiated Global Discovery Program.

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Scholarship launched in memory of Law alumnus

Monash University will celebrate the ongoing legacy of alumnus Nicholas Auden, who tragically passed away in 2013, with the launch of a scholarship in his name.

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Obituary for Malcolm Fraser

Monash University is deeply saddened to learn of the death on 20 March, 2015, aged 84 years, of former Prime Minister the Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser AC.

Professor Christina Mitchell

Graduates added to Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Members of the Monash University community are among the 22 outstanding women inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women this year.

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Alumnae 'make it happen' on International Women's Day

Monash alumnae Dr Ranjana Srivastava and Ms Rebecca Dee-Bradbury will be guest speakers at this year’s International Women's Day events at Caulfield and Clayton.

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Inspirational alumnae inducted into Hall of Fame

Cathie Reid and Kate Morris have been inducted into the 2015 Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame.

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Alumnus honoured for leadership

Dr Michael Nirmal De Silva (BBus(Mgt) 2003) has been recognised with the Sri-Lanka Australian Alumni Excellence Merit Award for Business Leadership at this year’s Australian Alumni Excellence Awards.

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Alumni achieve Fulbright success

Three Monash alumni have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for study and research at leading institutions in the United States.

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Monash community honoured on Australia Day

Deborah De Williams is amongst 45 alumni, staff, and supporters recognised for their contribution to fields including health, business, education, and the community in this year's Australia Day Honours.

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Graduate to lead EY's Oceania firm

Alumnus Tony Johnson (BEc 1988) has been appointed CEO and Regional Managing Partner of Ernst and Young (EY) Oceania.

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Alumna elected head of World Psychiatric Association

Professor Helen Herrman (MBBS 1970) has been appointed President of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) - the first Australian to be elected to the role.

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Alumnus promotes Australia-Korea relations

Engineering graduate Peter Coleman (BE(Civil) 1984) has been appointed Chair of the Australian Government’s Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF).

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Graduate appointed Secretary to the Treasury

Economics alumnus John Fraser (BEc(Hons) 1973, HonLLD 2013) has been appointed the 17th Secretary to the Australian Treasury by Governor-General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).

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Graduate is CEO of the Year

Karl Redenbach, head of a global technology company LiveTiles, has been named 2014 CEO of the Year by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

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Alumnus drives career success

Mark Bernhard, the VP and CFO of Shanghai General Motors, has received the CPA Australia ACAA Banking and Finance Award from the Australia-China Alumni Association in honour of his achievements in the automotive industry.

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Victorian Cabinet represents depth of alumni community

The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP (BA 1996) has become the first Monash graduate to become Premier of Victoria following his victory at the November 2014 state election.

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Sleeping on the job leads to satisfaction

Graduate Winston Wijeyeratne has turned a frustration with big business into a successful start-up. Sleeping Duck has cracked $1M in sales since launching in January 2014.

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Alumni network is Singapore's best

Monash University Alumni Singapore has trumped alumni networks from five Australian universities to be named Singapore’s top alumni association for 2014.

Dion Weisler

Alumnus to lead new tech offering

Dion Weisler (BComp(InfoSys) 1990) has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Inc., Hewlett Packard’s new personal systems and printing company.

Graham Allan

Fellowships honour exceptional citizens

Monash has awarded Fellowships to leaders in law, business, government, the arts, health, sport and the media.

Justice Marilyn Warren AC

Leading judge takes out top honour

The first woman to be appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has been named University Distinguished Alumni of the Year, the highest alumni award presented by Monash University.

Mr Brendan Murray

Monash honours impressive alumni

Monash University has announced the 10 faculty recipients of this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards, honoured for their contribution to business, medicine and education.