2022 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

Highlights from the past year at Monash University

Portrait of Professor Margaret Gardner AC

A message from the President and Vice-Chancellor

Monash University’s success in education, research and operations is highlighted in our 2022 Annual Report, which captures the University’s ambition to be excellent, international, enterprising and inclusive, and to create positive change for future generations.

This Report also articulates how we are responding to the global challenges of climate change, geopolitical security and thriving communities, as outlined in our Strategic Plan Impact 2030. 

I invite you to read the full Annual Report to learn about Monash’s progress in working with government, industry and community to address the global challenges of our time, and our ongoing commitment to deliver quality education and research, and strengthen local economies and societies, wherever we are located.

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THE Reputation Rankings 2022


We've achieved an enviable reputation for research and teaching excellence in a short 50 years and are ranked among the world's top universities.

  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology

    Ranked 1st in the world and nationally in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022.

  • in the world

    Ranking equal 37th in the US News and World Report 2022-23 Best Global Universities Rankings.

  • globally

    Up 13 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023.


Excellent: Education

With a focus on shaping global perspectives and industry ready skills, we developed, launched and upheld rich and immersive educational experiences that enhanced students’ understanding of the world, created a stronger sense of belonging and supported outstanding graduate outcomes.

Excellent: Research

In 2022, Monash continued to increase research funding and performance, ranking as the top university in the Group of Eight for research income from industry and international sources.

  • $358.1 million

    in funding from the Australian Research Council, National Health and Medical Research Council, and Medical Research Future Fund.

  • Almost $70 million

    in Australian Research Council funding to establish two centres of excellence.

  • $41 million +

    for 37 projects in the National Health and Medical Research Council Ideas Grants.

  • $30 million

    from the David Winston Turner Endowment Fund for research into brain and mental health.


With the reopening of Australia’s borders, our global education and research activities, and our international networks of excellence and alliances with academic partners were renewed.


Monash is committed to being an exemplary inclusive education provider and employer of choice. In 2022, we continued to make Monash a locus of safety, respect, equality and opportunity.

  • 6000+

    students and staff attended 79 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Week events

  • conversion rate

    of offers made to commencing Indigenous students

  • 3350+

    students registered with Disability Support Services

  • Silver status

    achieved in the Australian Workplace Equality Index


We have taken a quantum leap in further understanding the needs of industry, government and philanthropic partners that align with our research and education capabilities. Investment in the Monash Technology Precinct has expanded exponentially, with significant infrastructure and partnerships announced alongside major completed projects.