3.6 Employment guidelines

3.6 Employment guidelines for part-time and full-time students

3.6.1 Full-time students

Full-time students are permitted to undertake part-time, paid employment throughout the year.  This employment must not interfere with the requirement of students to devote at least 4 days each week between Monday to Friday inclusive and during normal business hours on each of  those days, to the pursuit of their study program. Students are normally expected to be present during standard working hours to enable interaction with their supervisory team as required. They also need to observe any restrictions on hours of work imposed by the conditions of any scholarship they receive.

International students need to be aware that the employment restrictions outlined above apply even though a student visa permits students to work more  hours a week.

3.6.2 Part-time students

Where a prospective student is engaged in full-time or substantially full-time employment they will need to provide a statement addressing how they will manage the demands of their employment and studies, with particular reference to time management and prioritising. The statement should also to address the following:

  1. How do you expect to manage the demands of full time employment and part time studies?
  2. How will you manage the attendance requirements of meeting with your supervisors and progression milestones?
  3. How will you meet the coursework or professional training requirements of the Monash Doctoral Program?