Monash Doctoral Day in Jakarta

What is the Monash Doctoral Day (MDD)?

The Monash University Doctoral Program Information Day is a free event that offers prospective PhD students the opportunity to meet with leading Monash experts to find out more about the Monash Doctoral Program and how it can support students in career advancement or academic progression.

The 2018 event was held on Sunday, 9th of September 2018, 9:30am to 5:30pm at the Fairmont Hotel in Jakarta.

The event brought together eight faculties: Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences); Monash Business School; Education; Engineering; IT; Law; Science; and Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences; along with representatives from Monash University Malaysia and Monash alumni.

The event included an Expo with one-on-one consultations with Monash academics and staff, and information sessions by Monash experts about:

  • The Monash Doctoral Program
  • How to approach potential supervisors and the qualities supervisors look for in students
  • Tips on pitching a thesis proposal
  • How to fund your studies, with representatives from Australian and Indonesian scholarship agencies
  • Insights from Monash alumni on their experiences
  • Discipline specific information

You can find this year's program, session information and speakers here

Monash Doctoral Day 2018 Program

You can find presentation slides from previous MDD's here

What they're saying

"The event was great and it has motivated me to seriously look at finding supervisors and to work on my proposal. I hope I'll be one of the next doctoral students at Monash" - 2017 attendee

"This event was the best information day I've attended! Thank you Monash!" - 2017 attendee

"It was a very good event and it will be very useful to have an annual event to provide updated information, more opportunity to engage with experts, and to introduce Monash to more Indonesians" - 2017 attendee