Campbell Hall Residential Support Team
Andrew Swan - College Head, Campbell Hall
Originally from Geelong, Victoria, Andrew joined MRS in 2014 and was appointed the inaugural College Head of Campbell Hall in 2016. Andrew is proud of the fun, diverse and inclusive Campbell community. He passionately supports the 243 residents that call Campbell home and enjoys helping students to arrive and thrive at university.
A keen long-distance runner, Andrew also enjoys movies, travel, Campbell events and working in the hall's vegetable garden. He lives in residence with his wife, Sophie, and their pet rabbit, Alfie. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in communications and journalism, and a Masters of Education specialising in leadership, policy and change. He is currently doing his PhD, which explores the nature and importance of university residence halls and colleges.
In addition to his role as College Head, Andrew is also the Student Leadership Development Manager at Monash University. In this role, he is responsible for the design and delivery of programs that enhance community engagement, improve student employability and enrich the student experience. Andrew invites all Campbell residents to get to know him and looks forward to supporting them during their time in residence.
William Lower - Deputy College Head, Campbell Hall
William grew up in rural Taranaki, New Zealand. He later pursued studies in business and restorative justice in Wellington, where he discovered a passion for student support and community development. William contributed to his university community in many capacities, and especially enjoyed working with teams to foster cultures of inclusiveness and learning. He enjoys nothing more than seeing students find a sense of belonging in their community.
William also has a keen interest in design and software development, and works on software projects in his spare time. Travel is another of William's passions — he enjoys learning languages and experiencing new cultures; he likes to get outdoors and explore whenever he can. Melbourne is one of William's favourite cities, and he is thrilled to be a part of the Campbell Hall team and contributing to student life at Monash.
Amy Dempsey - Residential Support Assistant, Campbell Hall
Amy was born and raised in the small town of Ararat in Western Victoria. She spent most of her time doing gymnastics; whether that was at the gym or simply cartwheeling around the house. Gymnastics has played a significant role in Amy's life, having participated in the sport since she was five and spending five years coaching gymnastics before moving to Melbourne. In 2015 Amy moved to Melbourne to study Primary Education and Arts at Monash University. Amy is majoring in psychology, but hopes to be a primary teacher after completing her degree.
Amy lived at Richardson Hall as both a resident and resident advisor before joining the Campbell Hall community as RSA last year. Amy is looking forward to another year as RSA at Campbell Hall and continue to foster a proud and diverse community at Monash Residential Services.
Lucy Anderson - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Lucy was born in Melbourne and lived there until the age of twelve. She spent her high school years in Mildura; where she enjoyed English and Literature and gained an interest in Sociology. In 2017, Lucy moved back to Melbourne to begin her Bachelor of Primary and Secondary Education at Monash University. You can often find Lucy watching TV shows that she has already seen, eating gnocchi or dumplings and talking about her animals. Lucy will be contributing to the Diversity and Inclusion portfolio this year and is excited to create inclusive events for the hall in 2019, ensuring that all residents have events that connect with them.
Caitlin Beer - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Caitlin grew up in a small country town in North East Victoria by the name of Corryong. In 2017 she moved to Melbourne and Campbell Hall, where she has resided ever since! Currently, Caitlin is in her third year of studying a Bachelor of Primary and Secondary Inclusive Education. She has a strong passion for all things sport related and creating positive social change with leadership. Overall, Caitlin loves eating sweet foods and talking about sports and anything education related. She is a returning RA for 2019 and loves living on Res because it feels just like home.
Bryony Cox - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Bryony is going into her third year of university at Monash, studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media and Communications, minoring in History. She’s also undertaking a Diploma in French Language! Originally from the regional town of Mildura, Bryony spent a year in Sydney where she completed a Diploma of Fashion and Business before coming to Monash. In 2018 Bryony became a Residential Advisor at Jackomos Hall, and made it onto the Committee for Monash University's Cheer and Dance Club as Merchandise Coordinator. She loves food, travelling and cups of tea. Bryony is really looking forward to joining the Campbell community in 2019!
Minjun (MJ) Kang - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
MJ was born in Korea and immigrated to the Gold Coast when he was just five years old. Since the age of seven, he has dreamt of becoming a scientist and is currently on the path to becoming a researcher in Immunology. His hobbies include playing the cello; a pastime that he has enjoyed for fourteen years! During his senior years of high school, MJ took part in public speaking, debating and was an active member of the school tennis team. MJ is very excited to plan and organise significant events for Campbell in 2019 and hopes that all the residents enjoy the Campbell community just as much as he does.
Georgia Niutta - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Georgia moved to Melbourne from Mildura to study at Monash University in order to pursue higher education. In her third year of studying a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Politics and a Masters in Public Policy, Georgia has a passion for national and international affairs. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys reading books, listening to music and avoiding team sports. Georgia wants to be able to continue to contribute to the inclusive and positive environment in her third year of residence as a Residential Advisor. Working alongside her fellow student leaders and Residential Support Team, Georgia hopes to create a memorable and exciting year for both new and returning residents alike.
Janae Smith - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Janae is in her 3rd year at Monash, but her first year at Campbell—having spent 2 years at Farrer. Having grown up in Bendigo, Janae has found MRS to be her perfect home away from home with its inclusive community. Studying Law and Arts, Janae is thrilled to be part of the Academic and Employment portfolio and looks forward to bringing many enjoyable and helpful events to the residents of Campbell. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, all things musical theatre, tea and talking. Janae believes you get out what you put in on res and looks forward to encouraging everyone to get involved in the Campbell community.
Shivank Vijayakumar - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Shiv is a third-year Process Engineering student. He is originally from India but was born and raised in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Shiv is a food enthusiast and loves to demolish desserts. He enjoys travelling and exploring new places. He has been playing international cricket for the past 10 years and represented his adopted home country in the Under 19s Cricket World Cup. Shiv hopes to bring his passion for sports to the Sports & Wellbeing portfolio. Shiv is also a very friendly guy and would be more than happy to have a chat if you want to swing by.
Eleanor Whelan-Mills - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Despite being originally from Melbourne, Eleanor spent the majority of her childhood in Central Victoria. She graduated secondary school in 2016 and took a gap year to work and travel. She returned to Melbourne in 2018 to pursue a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in International Relations. Eleanor has a passion for politics, women’s right and health and fitness. As a member of the Events and Cultures Portfolio team for 2019, Eleanor cannot wait to build off of the successes of the 2018 RA team. Eleanor is enthusiastic about her new role at Campbell hall and cannot wait to contribute to community life here.
Avishka Wickramarachchi - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Avishka was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Before moving to Melbourne in 2017 to pursue studies in Engineering he also spent time living in Dubai. His varied upbringing allowed him to interact with a mix of cultures, and gave him many opportunities to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Avishka loves cricket, reading a good book, travelling and is passionate about Maths, Physics and Astronomy. He is also obsessed with music and plays the guitar often. He hopes to make sure residents at Campbell Hall have an incredible year by devoting himself to his RA position and making the Campbell community a vibrant and wonderful atmosphere to live in.
Yasmin Williams - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Born and raised in the Victorian country town of Mildura, Yasmin spent most of her childhood in dance studios and began teaching dance at the age of 16. Dance is a huge part of her life; when she’s not dancing, Yasmin may be seen reading a book, baking or spending time in the sun with friends along the Murray River. She took a gap year after secondary school and moved to Melbourne in 2018 to study a Bachelor of Primary and Secondary Education. Yasmin can’t wait start her role as an RA in Campbell Hall and welcome all the new residents moving into this wonderful community.
Mingyang (Aaron) Yuan - Resident Advisor, Campbell Hall
Aaron was born and raised in Taiyuan, a city in North China. After finishing high school in China, he decided to do his foundation year of study in Auckland, New Zealand. Currently, he is in his fourth year of a Mechanical Engineering and Commerce double-degree at Monash University. Aaron was in the 2018 Campbell Hall Orientation Team and worked hard to welcome new residents as well as make them feel at home. This year, he is looking forward to applying his experience of different backgrounds in the Diversity & Inclusion portfolio to maintain a supportive atmosphere at Campbell Hall.