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  • Sign up today for the Global Walk/Run on your campus

    22 March 2017

    All students and staff are invited to get their walking shoes on and take part in the bi-annual Monash Global Walk/Run to be held across all Monash campuses and sites.

    After your walk or run, join us for a HealthSmart lunch. And, as a participant, you’ll go in the draw to win some great prizes!

  • Working on a group assignment? Coordinate with Google Drive

    20 March 2017

    During your studies, you may need to coordinate a group assignment with other students. Why not give Google Drive a go? Drive allows you to store and synchronize documents in the cloud. Upload your assignment to Drive, convert to Google doc format and share with the group. This allows each person in the group to edit the same document so you won’t have to collate multiple versions! You’ll also be able to take advantage of unlimited storage in the cloud. Read more about Google Drive.

  • Enter the UNAA Climate Action Awards by Friday 31 March

    15 March 2017

    Entries for the 2017 United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) World Environment Day Climate Action Awards are open. This year the Awards will be featured at the UNAA Climate Collaboration Forum.

    The Awards recognise work that helps Australia adapt to expected changes in climate, lessens the effects of climate change, and moves Australia towards net zero emissions by the second half of this century.

    To find out more, go to Climate Collaboration Forum and Climate Action Awards. Please email us on if you have any questions.

  • Let's Chat - a fun, free way to meet and talk with other students

    13 March 2017

    Would you like to further develop your English language skills?

    Let’s Chat classes are student-led groups designed to help you gain conversational skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Sessions will run:

    • for one hour from 1pm to 6pm
    • each weekday
    • from week 3
    • at Clayton, Caulfield, Parkville and Peninsula campuses.

    Registrations now open, but hurry as spaces are limited. Get more information and register.

  • English not your first language? Get help with written English

    13 March 2017

    As part of English Connect we're offering one-to-one 20-minute sessions where you can have a specially trained student help you with your written and spoken academic work. No need to book, just drop-in.

    • Clayton: 11am–3pm, Mon – Fri (Matheson Library) and Mon & Wed (Hargrave-Andrew Library)
    • Caulfield: 11am – 3pm, Mon – Thurs (Caulfield Library)
    • Parkville: 3–4pm, Tues; 2–3pm, Fri (various locations)
    • Peninsula: 1-3pm, Tues & Thurs (Peninsula Library)

    Find out more about Peer Support.

  • Security bus service - Clayton and Caulfield

    12 March 2017

    A security bus service for Clayton and Caulfield campuses is provided between 5:30pm and midnight Monday to Friday, leaving approximately every 30 minutes.

    The security bus route and bus stops are located on the Clayton campus (pdf 237kb) and Caulfield campus (pdf 565kb) maps.

    You can also see where the bus is by viewing the live tracker on the Monash App or on the security bus page.

  • SummerFest Full Moon Party at Clayton: Tuesday 14 March

    10 March 2017

    Time to party under the stars at SummerFest 2017, with sets from three up-and-coming Monash DJs. The ever-popular gigantic inflatable water slide will return, along with glow-in-the-dark face painting, bars, food vans and chill-out sections for everyone to enjoy.

    • Tuesday 14 March
    • 9pm – 1am (lockout at 10pm)
    • Northern Plaza and Lemon Scented Lawn, Clayton campus
    • 18+ event
    • tickets $20
    • Book online or at the Sir John’s Bar or MSA reception desk.

    Get SummerFest updates on Facebook page and #MonashSummer.

  • Extra buses now running on Huntingdale Station/Monash route

    9 March 2017

    Yes, we’ve noticed the long lines at peak times for the 601 shuttle bus… And we’ve worked with Public Transport Victoria (PTV) to the address this problem.

    PTV has now added more buses to the route between Huntingdale Station and the Clayton campus. Also, PTV officers will be on hand to help people get on and off the buses more quickly.

    We hope this will make your trip a lot easier. And, of course, we’ll continue to keep an eye on things.

    Please feel free to contact with any public transport issues.

  • Online lectures changed to Learning Capture – access via Moodle

    9 March 2017

    Online lectures are no longer available through the Library website. Instead, you should now go to Moodle and use Learning Capture. This new system lets you view a class online while it’s being conducted – you can also participate, take notes and bookmarks, and contact your lecturer.

    Go to New online lectures for 2017 for more information.

  • Got something to buy or sell? Use Monash Marketplace for free!

    7 March 2017

    Bikes and cars. Mobile phones and computers. Books. Household goods. Accommodation. Whatever. Buy or sell it on Monash Marketplace.

    • Just click the ‘On campus’ tile on to find the Marketplace.

    You can do a search or place an ad using your mobile or desktop. Check it out.

  • Save at Caulfield, Clayton and beyond with MONSU Rewards

    3 March 2017

    The University experience has become even more rewarding. The Monash Student Union at Caulfield has launched MONSU Rewards, a membership program giving you access to hundreds of discounts at on-campus businesses.

    For an annual fee of $20 for students, you can save every day at Caulfield and Clayton. From 10% off your morning coffee to discounted meals from much loved local outlets. Membership also means savings on some of Australia’s most popular retail and leisure brands.

    For more information, and to register, go to the MONSU Rewards.

  • Extended trading hours at Clayton and Caulfield

    3 March 2017

    The new semester brings greater vibrancy and activity to both the Clayton and Caulfield campuses, with lots of events in the evenings and on weekends. Trading hours have been extended to offer on-campus dining options during those times.

    To keep up to date on retail news at Monash, go to Eat Drink Shop and follow Monash_Foodies on Instagram. And don’t forget to check out the monthly specials.

  • Free music every Saturday at Graze on the Green at Caulfield

    2 March 2017

    Until the first of April, up-and-coming musicians will take to the stage to entertain weekend crowds every Saturday from 12–2pm.

    Here’s the line-up:

    • 4 March – Yasmin Alramadan (vocalist)
    • 11 March – Raisa Islam (vocalist)
    • 18 March – Aiman Saripuddin (guitarist/vocalist)
    • 25 March – Rochelle and Aiman Saripuddin (guitarist/vocalist duet)
    • 1 April – Conan Tran (vocalist).

    Meet up with friends at Graze on the Green at Caulfield and enjoy some great music!

  • Come experience 'Converging in time' at MUMA

    2 March 2017

    Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) presents Converging in time, the first major museum exhibition by Open Spatial Workshop (comprising artists Terri Bird, Bianca Hester and Scott Mitchell).

    • Closes Saturday 8 April
    • 10am – 5pm (Tuesday – Friday) and 12–5pm (Saturday)
    • MUMA, Ground Floor, Building F, Caulfield Campus

    Through sculpture, video and sound, the exhibition explores the material relationships between sculpture and geology.

    For more information, go to MUMA.

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