Hear from our graduates

When asked for their tips for students considering an Honours year, our graduates gave this advice:

  • “Find a project that you’re really interested in.”
  • “Actively work on developing a good relationship with your supervisor. You will need their help, support and respect if – or when – things don’t go according to plan with your research.”
  • “Be willing to work hard – very hard.”
  • “Effort = reward.”
  • “The supervisor is almost more important than the project – you need to be able to approach them, and also to ask them for references when you’ve finished your Honours year.”
  • “Just go for it”


HAVVA PEHLIVANOGLU
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) 2017
Microbiology, Monash University



REX DAS
Bachelor of Science (Honours) 2015
Microbiology, Monash University



TESS MALCOLM
PhD Student, Completed Honours in 2016
Microbiology, Monash University



DR SARAH CONDUIT
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) 2010
Doctor of Philosophy 2016
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University



AARON BRICE
Completed Honours in 2011
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University