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Sustainable residential complex opens at Peninsula as growth plans take shape

Monash University has opened a new 150-bed residential accommodation complex on its Peninsula Campus, constructing its most energy efficient building in the process.

Design & architecture

Experts available over the Festive season

Monash University has several experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to the festive season, politics and security; bushfires road safety, gambling and more.

University news

Governor-General officially opens the Learning and Teaching Building

His Excellency General the Honourable Dr Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia, officially opens Monash University’s new Learning and Teaching Building.

University news

Global recognition for life-changing water initiatives

Professor Tony Wong has received the 2018 IWA Global Water Award for an initiative that provided urban water security to millions of people internationally.

Engineering & technology

Melbourne arts couple donates home to fund music and fine arts scholarships for disadvantaged students

Tess Hill and Bill Hawtin, a Melbourne arts power couple, donate Middle Park home to fund scholarships for disadvantaged students.

University news

Dr Carl Grodach to lead Monash University’s Art Design and Architecture new Master of Urban Planning and Design

Researcher and educator Dr Carl Grodach has been selected as Foundation Head of Monash University’s new Master of Urban Planning and Design course.

Design & architecture
Naomi Stead

Naomi Stead to lead Architecture at Monash University

Monash University has appointed renowned architectural academic and critic, Professor Naomi Stead, as Head of Architecture at Monash Art, Design and Architecture (MADA).

Design & architecture

Women’s safety on public transport in Melbourne: best and worst stations rated

The best and worst public transport stations for young women’s safety in central Melbourne has been revealed in a Monash University analysis of public spaces.

Design & architecture

No harm done? 'Sexual entertainment districts make the city a more threatening place for women

Increasingly liberal attitudes to sex have allowed for greater public celebration of sexual diversity, but the desires of heterosexual men still dominate urban environments.

Design & architecture