Go to New York on a Global Discovery Program: deadline extended
26 April 2017
Create a 30-second video themed ‘Where will your ideas take you? Just imagine…’ and you could spend eight days in New York City. For free.
- For instructions and application form, go to Global Discovery Program.
- Upload your video by noon on Monday 1 May (extended deadline).
If accepted into the Global Discovery Program, you and seven other students will head off for New York City on 24 June 2017 to visit Monash’s most prominent alumni in their current workplace.
What’s included in this eight-day adventure? Return economy flights to New York City from Melbourne, hotel accommodation for eight nights, transfers to and from airport and to and from the hotel, travel and medical insurance, and A$200 spending money. Wow. Get out there and shoot that video today!
Get involved in inter-university sport!
21 April 2017
Inter-university sport gives you the chance to represent Monash against other universities. Join TeamMONASH as you pull on the Monash blue at a huge range of events including the:
- Australian University Games
- Southern University Games
- Varsity Games
- Indigenous Games
- Australian University Championships.
See all the sports you can play whilst representing Monash.
Apply now for European entrepreneurship summer school scholarship
21 April 2017
Join a growing global movement of climate innovators and entrepreneurs at The Journey Summer School. This Climate-KIC (Knowledge Innovation Community) program offers you a combination of climate change knowledge and hands-on business experience.
You’ll get the tools you need to help our environment. And gear up for the world of climate entrepreneurship.
- Apply now.
- postgraduate students from all disciplines encouraged to apply (particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander postgraduates)
- Applications close Friday 28 April.
This year Victorian participants of The Journey will either go to Cyprus and Bulgaria or Hungary and Bulgaria from Saturday 1 July – Saturday 22 July. Travel costs and the fee to attend The Journey will be paid for by the Victorian Government.
Sign-up to Google+ and find a community
17 April 2017
Google+ adds social networking to your other Google services.
Browse communities to talk about the stuff you’re into with people who love it too. Explore your interests from food to fitness, movies to fashion. Communities bring people together around passions. Exchange news and ideas and make new connections.
This is an opt-in service, find out how to sign-up.
Are you rent smart? Top five rental problems
17 April 2017
Here are the top five rental problems experienced by students …do these relate to you?
1. Getting your bond back
2. Getting repairs done
3. Notice to vacate
4. Breaking your lease
5. Claiming compensation
The Tenants Union of Victoria offers advice on how to deal with the top five problems. You can also visit the Off-campus options or Rent Smart websites for more help with rights and responsibilities and living off campus.
Changes to parking and access at Clayton from Tuesday 11 April
11 April 2017
Due to major construction works, there will be some changes to parking and access arrangements at Clayton campus.
Drivers now need to enter the ground floor level of the South East 4 (SE4) car park at 60 Scenic Boulevard from the Blackburn Road (eastern) side of the car park, rather than from the road to the west.
- Go to Changes to parking at Clayton for map and more details.
We’re currently testing the new digital directional signage system so for now please ignore the numbers you see on screens across campus.
New Clayton bus loop locations from Friday 7 April
6 April 2017
At Clayton campus, pick-up and drop-off locations for inter-campus shuttles to Caulfield, Peninsula and Berwick campuses, as well as the 601, 900, 630, 737 and 631 services, will relocate to alternative bays within the new Monash Transport Interchange.
- Look for the updated signage as well as stewards on hand to help you find your bus.
- You can also check the updated Clayton bus loop map (pdf 0.11MB) on Inter-campus shuttle bus.
These changes will mean safer and smoother operations during the final stages of construction around the Monash Transport Interchange and Learning and Teaching Building.
EndNote drop-ins available – perfect for postgraduate research
28 March 2017
Are you using EndNote to manage your research references? Do you need some tips on how to best use it or install it? Check out our special EndNote drop-in sessions:
- every Thursday
- Matheson Library, 40 Exhibition Walk, Clayton campus
Learning more about EndNote software will be a huge help to your research.