Uni life can be complicated at first, so this site will help make it a little easier to navigate your first semester at Monash. The weeks listed here represent the twelve teaching weeks of semester. Just start scrolling to browse topics to see important deadlines to help you manage your studies each week. 


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Support services

As a student at Monash, you have access to a wide range of free support services.

From mental health, counselling and medical to services to help to ease financial strain, you'll find the support you need right here on campus.

Start here on our student support website, to find how we can help support you throughout your studies. You may know someone who may benefit from this information, so feel free to share!

Diversity, inclusion and equality

Here at Monash University, we're committed to social justice, human rights and inclusion for all, including support for Indigenous Australians and members of the LGBTIQA+ community. On our website, you 'll find programs and services to support and educate the Monash community.

As part of our committment to a safe and supportive learning environment for everyone, all students and staff are required to complete the Respect at Monash module.

Disability Support Services (DSS)

If you have a disability, mental health condition or ongoing medical condition – or you're a carer for someone who does – we can help you study independently. You can access disability services and arrangement adjustments, including flexibility in assignment deadlines and alternative arrangements for final assessments. All you need to do is register with Disability Support Services and make an appointment with a Disability Adviser. See our Disability Support Services site for all the details.

Student academic success

Learning advisers can help you get on track with your learning and stay on track to boost your grades. They offer individual support to help you meet academic expectations and help you succeed in your studies at Monash.

They can help you improve your academic skills – from writing and English language to preparing for assessments and presentations and managing your study.

They've got a range of online support resources and workshops. They also offer twenty-five-minute consultations where you can outline any study-related issues you're experiencing and get some help with them.

For full details, see learning and language support.

Indigenous students

The William Cooper Institute provides support services to Indigenous students, including academic support programs.

Fo more information, see Indigenous students at Monash.

Ally network (LGBTIQA+)

Our trained network of allies supports students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, queer and questioning, asexual and aromantic, plus other related identities (LGBTIQA+).

For support, information or referral, see the Ally Network at Monash.