Life outside study

International students – online resources
Supporting transition to studying in FMNHS

Life outside study

Living in Melbourne

How to prepare for uni and living in Melbourne

Practical advice on finding somewhere to live (on campus / off campus accommodation guide), costs of living, transport and concessions, food, phone, etc.

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Social life

Getting to know other students and your local community

There are many and diverse associations at Monash which help students to establish connections and a sense of belonging by making new friends and participating in local university and community activities.

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Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing

Health and counselling services are available for students who experience medical problems or mental health issues, such as stress/anxiety, depression, family / relationship issues, social isolation, homesickness.

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Safety

Safety concerns

The Safer Community Unit provides help and support for students with any personal safety concerns, including dealing with problem behaviours.

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Jobs, careers and volunteering

Course selection

Some students find the course they have enrolled in turns out to be different to what they expected.  Advice is available to help decide if a course is right for you, and look for other alternatives and options if you need to change.

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Finding a job and career development

Assistance to find and apply for jobs.

Support to identify career goals, skills such as writing resumes, interview, transition back to home country after graduation.

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Volunteer opportunities

Working as a volunteer is a great way to meet people, learn about the local culture and community, and improve your employability skills. Explore the range of volunteer opportunities for students at Monash and outside Uni.

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