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Empowering women to break boundaries - Aira Abarra

It is refreshing to see someone go against the grain of society to follow their passion. Remarkable is the first word that comes to mind when describing Aira. Whilst currently completing her studies in nursing and midwifery, Aira is also competing

WHO Internship

World Health Organisation internship offers four students the experience of a lifetime

There was much to celebrate when four Monash MBBS students secured internships at the World Health Organisation (WHO) in December. Charlotte O’Leary, Tom Goodwin, Liang Qu and Emily Yeung travelled to Geneva, Switzerland and returned with new


Monash medical student changing lives and awarded Westpac Fellowship

Monash University medical student Ms Masad Alfayadh was awarded a prestigious Westpac Social Change Fellowship last week, acknowledging her work at Happy Brain Education...

London alumni

Seven students go on a trip of a lifetime and network with influential Monash alumni in London

Earlier this month, seven Monash University students touched down in London to take part in the inaugural Global Discovery Program UK – a unique opportunity to meet with prominent graduates who went from studying at Monash to become leaders in

Patient welcomes first year students to Medicine at Monash

Twanny Farrugia is blind, has had open heart surgery, multiple hip and knee ­replacements and manages several chronic health conditions, but this hasn’t stopped him from living life to the fullest. He is a volunteer with DonateLife Victoria and h

PhD candidate Asyraaf Ahmad

Doctoral student’s blood clot device dominates innovations awards

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute PhD student has helped design a device that scooped the major prizes at an inaugural medical innovations event, med_hack. Asyraaf Ahmad and his team won three prizes at the event; the Grand Prize, People's

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Technology in Teaching

According to a recent edition of The Australian newspaper, Australia is at an academic crossroads; young children can grasp technology before they can walk, then graduate to tailor-making their own virtual worlds in Minecraft or creating interactive

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

A family violence education resource for first responders is now available

Associate Professor Jan Coles, Department of General Practice Monash University has launched a suite of family violence learning modules to address the gap in education to equip primary health care professionals and students with the knowledge,

Public Health and Preventive Medicine