Students clubs and societies
Monash Engineering clubs, teams & societies provide engineering students the chance to get more out of their university experience.
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an international volunteer organisation that aims to improve the knowledge and physical resources of people in need around the world. EWB works with developing communities to achieve environmentally sustainable, socially responsible and economically viable solutions to engineering problems, with an emphasis on education. The Monash University chapter is involved in a wide range of projects, and is increasing its membership every year.
FEM supports, inspires and connects female engineering students with women working in the faculty and the profession. The student-run society delivers events and industry guides to give you easy access to information that helps you make the most of your uni experience, and make a smooth transition into the workplace. Check out their Industry Guide (PDF, 47.26 MB).
MESS is a student-run, not-for-profit organisation that’ll enrich your Monash experience through social and academic experiences that are engaging and fun. MESS also produces an annual engineering careers guide – a useful resource to help you secure employment when you graduate.
Join the MMS team and help conceive, design, build and race a formula-style racing car. The MMS team, currently ranked 2nd in the world, has a mission to create the most competitive and well-designed combustion, electric and driverless cars possible. Build strong links with the local engineering industry and make use of innovative facilities and leading research.
The Nova Rover Team was the first Australian student group to be selected to compete in The Mars Society University Rover Challenge. The annual robotics competition held at the Mars Desert Research Station in the United States, challenges teams to design and build a rover to be used by explorers on Mars. The team was made up of students from Engineering, Science, Law, Business and Medicine and were placed top 20 in the world.
Precious Plastic is a global community to encourage more plastic recycling. Their mission is to tackle plastic pollution by designing machines that recycle waste into valuable goods. The Monash chapter is a multidisciplinary team of students from Engineering, Arts and Design. They build, design and modify machines that turn plastic into pellets and are integrating the machines into a single transportable unit that can be used for production and community education and engagement.
Robogals Monash is a not-for-profit, student-run organisation that aims to encourage more young women to pursue STEM career opportunities, with a focus on engineering. Robogals offers opportunities to strengthen your communication and leadership skills, and gives volunteers access to professional development opportunities within an international organisation.