Who we are

Who we are

Monash is a modern, global, research-intensive university, delivering education and research excellence in Australia and across the Indo-Pacific.
We’re making a positive impact on today's global challenges – whether that’s by mitigating climate change, easing geopolitical insecurity or fostering healthy communities.

  • Our people

    Our vibrant and diverse community of 86,000 students, 17,000 staff, and more than 440,000 alumni are working together to create real change.

  • Our global reach

    To make a global impact, we need to be embedded in the communities we serve. We have three international teaching locations, six campuses, and more than 100 partner universities.

  • Our research

    We have more than 150 active fields of research, 10 faculties, and over 4700 Higher Degree by Research students solving the challenges of our age.

  • Our rankings

    Our dedication to teaching and research excellence, coupled with our record for innovation, means we’re consistently ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

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Our impact and focus

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Challenges of our age

The global challenges of climate change, fostering thriving communities and preserving geopolitical security are core focus areas for Monash.

Our Strategic Plan, Impact 2030, charts the path for how the University will actively contribute to addressing these challenges through its research and education, and in collaboration with government, industry, alumni, donors, and community.

Learn how Monash is already making a global impact, from preventing the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, tackling human rights and social justice to finding green energy solutions and more.

Read about our global impact

Our history