Resources and opportunities
Listed below are a range of benefits and support programs to enable a diverse and inclusive environment.
If you need more information - or wish to speak to someone confidentially - make contact with one of the people listed below.
Contacts for Diversity and Equity at Monash BDI
Access to support at Monash
Access Monash Mentoring provides a chance for student mentors to engage with talented VCE students from our partner schools, to improve opportunities and access to University for those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
Monash is a signatory and supporter of the Athena SWAN principles, and holder of a Bronze award.
We support those who breastfeed by providing private space to breastfeed, express and store breast milk. You can seek flexible working arrangements to balance your feeding or expressing requirements with work, including flexible start/finish times, paid lactation breaks, or time off to express milk or breastfeed at a nearby childcare centre or in one of our parenting facilities.
Locations of parenting rooms and a description of the facilities are here.
Read more about our commitment to breastfeeding here.
Diversity and Inclusion at Monash including initiatives and events. Find out more.
We provide confidential, professional counseling and support for you and your immediate family at no cost. Find out more (Monash login is required)
This procedure statement for flexible working applies to all staff at Australian campuses.
We strive to create an organisational culture that is inclusive and in which female staff participate equally at all levels in our pursuit of excellence. Find out more about Monash’s Workplace Gender Equity Strategy and commitment to pay equity here.
The Ally Network provides education and support on LGBTIQ issues, helping to provide a safer and more inclusive space for staff and students.
The respectful communities team runs a range of workshops and training to help staff and students maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle, and make a better community for all. These include training on supporting survivors of sexual assault, and bystander intervention to prevent everyday sexism.
The Safer Community Unit provides advice, support and information to help you in difficult or risky situations. If you’re going through a difficult situation and you’re not sure who to contact, or you’ve seen concerning behaviour, you can reach out to us for help.
Phone: +61 3 9905 1599
Hours: Mon–Fri, 9am – 5pm
If you want a security officer to walk with you anywhere on campus, call the general security number on 03 9902 7777 to arrange a safety escort.