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Academic grammar

Brush up your grammar and develop writing skills with this helpful series of videos.

Academic grammar workshops

Revise and improve your English grammar skills for academic contexts.

Academic writing

The Peer Support program assists you in improving and developing your academic English skills.


Find out more about living on campus at Monash.

Accommodation off-campus

We've developed a range of residential options on campus, each with their own unique character.

Accommodation on-campus

If you choose to live in the private rental market, we’re here to help you make an informed decision.

Advocacy and student support

Students from all Australian campuses can seek free, independent advice from their student association.


After enrolling in WES, you can view your units in Allocate+ and create your personal timetable.

aMigo social network

Start making connections and friends (even before classes start) with this web-based app for new Monash students.

Ascent: Academic and Professional Writing (APW)

Academic and Professional Writing teaches you strategies for successful learning, writing and the effective use of English.

Ask a question

Find the answer in our FAQs or online chat. Need more help? See how to make an online enquiry, call or visit us.

Assessments (including exams)

All you need to know about the Monash final assessment period.

Assignment workshops

Faculty of Education

A wide range of two hour workshops to help with academic writing and reading, free to all Faculty of Education students.

Australia Awards students - forms

Relevant forms for students who have been awarded the Australia Awards scholarship.

Australian Government information

General information about studying in Australia, visa and immigration, scholarships and more from the Australian Government.

Australian government scholarships for international students

Apply now for government funded fellowships and scholarships.

Bystander anti-racism

If you witness racism of any form, take a stand to prevent further harm.

Campus maps

Find your way around our campuses.

Career Connect

A trusted destination for career, leadership, and volunteer opportunities specific to your education and professional goals.

Caulfield clubs and societies

Monash clubs and societies are run by students for students. You can join a wide range of groups.

Caulfield student association (MONSU)

MONSU Caulfield is your student union on campus, ensuring you have the best possible university experience.

Census dates & teaching periods

Key dates for enrolment, withdrawal of units and teaching periods.


You don't need to be part of any faith or church to use our services. Our chaplains are here to help.


There are a range of childcare options available to help with your family responsibilities while you are at Monash.

City of Melbourne welcome information

The City of Melbourne Council welcomes all international students. Check out the services, advice and support on offer.

Clayton clubs and societies

Monash clubs and societies are run by students for students. You can join a wide range of groups.

Clayton Student Association (MSA)

The MSA represents all Monash Clayton undergraduate students and protects students' interests.

Complaints and grievances

Follow our procedures and policies to make a complaint or get advice on an issue at Monash.

Complaints to the Overseas Students Ombudsman

Overseas Students Ombudsman investigates complaints international students have about private education providers for free.

Conversational English - Let's Chat!

The Let’s Chat program is an engaging and highly interactive way to build your skills in conversational English.

Counselling services

Counselling can help you deal with mental health, relationship or family issues and more.

Credit for prior learning

You may be eligible to apply for credit towards a qualification for any previous study or learning you have completed.

Cultural inclusion

Monash University is committed to sustaining a culturally inclusive campus community.

Defer or change your course

Find out how to defer your offer or change your course preference.

Destination Monash

Destination Monash, the definitive guide for international students moving to Australia and studying at Monash. (pdf, 1.25 mb)

Disability Support Services

Monash promotes access and equity for students who have a disability, ongoing medical or mental health condition.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Monash, we are committed to social justice, human rights and inclusion.

Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS)

The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 protects international students studying in Australia.

Efficient reading strategies

You will read a lot of text while at University, this guide helps you read efficiently.

Emergency and after-hours mental health contacts

Contacts for emergency and after-hours mental health.

Engineering CPD (Continuous Professional Development)

Faculty of Engineering

Clayton's Engineering undergraduates must complete a set number of professional hours and skills.

Engineering Mentor Scheme

Faculty of Engineering

Become a mentee or mentor today and join the fantastic engineering community at Monash.

English Connect

Enhance your English skills and cross-cultural communication. Our free programs are a fun way to meet and talk with other students.


All information about enrolling at Monash is on this website.


eSolutions provides a full range of IT support services.

Fair Work Ombudsman

This YouTube channel has a range of videos that will help you understand Australia's workplace rights and rules.

Family discount on course fees (sibling)

Check out if you're eligible for the family discount on course fees.

Fee payment extension

If you need more time to pay your fees you can request an extension.

Fee statements - how to understand them

Details about how to pay your fees including interactive fee statements.

Financial assistance

Tools and support to help organise, manage and assist you with your finances.

Forms for students

Monash Connect has a range of forms for when you need help with your course, enrolment, fees, visa, graduation and more.

Getting a new laptop

We can help you get a laptop that's suitable for study at Monash, with advice, discounts on new laptops, and support options (in cases of financial hardship).

Grade Point Average (GPA) calculator

Calculate your GPA with this helpful tool.

Graduate Association (MGA)

The MGA is the representative body for all research and coursework graduates enrolled at Monash University.

Graduate groups

Graduate students on all campuses will find a selection of groups they can join that may be of interest.

Handbook - how to use the course & unit guide

A quick guide on how to use the Monash course and unit Handbook.

Health Service

Book a medical appointment at one our Clayton, Caulfield or Peninsula campuses.

Improve your academic performance

Take action today to improve your academic results and performance.

Information research and learning skills

Improve your research and learning skills using resources from the Library. (pdf, 1.06 mb)

International Students Services (MUISS)

Find out more about our vibrant international student community here.

International Students Work Rights Legal Service

Get free, confidential and independent legal advice if you have work problems.

Key terms used in the Handbook

Not sure what something means? A list of key terms used in the Handbook.

Language for employment

The Peer Support program assists you in improving your language skills for gaining employment.

Leadership and Merit Scholarships application form

The Leadership and Merit Scholarships are now open for applications.

Leadership opportunities

Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law offers a range of opportunities to gain valuable leadership skills which will enhance your career development.

LGBTIQ at Monash

Monash recognises and celebrates its rich diversity, including our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer or questioning staff and students.


Explore what the online library has to offer. Articles, books, exhibitions and more!

Library 101

Access the Monash Library Orientation guide to get a head start on your studies.

Listening and note taking in lectures

Here's how to effectively take notes in lectures.

Mental health awareness

A healthy mind leads to a healthy life. Make sure you get the necessary help if you're feeling down.

Mindfulness resources

Learn about the benefits of mindfulness to helping to reduce stress and improve general wellbeing.

Minimum wages in Australia

Understand how minimum wages work using the Fair Work Ombudsman's Pay Calculator.

Monash Connect

Your student service centre with answers about your enrolment, student card, parking permits and all other student queries.

Monash Food and Retail

Explore the food and retail stores and offerings available at each campus.

Monash Foodies

Check out the Monash Foodies Instagram page for exclusive deals and competitions.

Monash Global Ambassador Program

Help deliver events that connect students to Monash support services and give them a sense of belonging.

MUISS Free Breakfast

Every Tuesday at Clayton campus, MUISS hosts a FREE breakfast for international students! Android app

Access to Moodle, recorded lectures, campus maps, shuttle bus timetables, events and news, staff directory, unit info and more. iOS app

Access to Moodle, recorded lectures, campus maps, shuttle bus timetables, events and news, staff directory, unit info and more.

Non-residential colleges (NRC)

Non-residential colleges provide students living off-campus with the opportunity to enhance their student experience while studying at Monash.

Oral presentations - a guide

This guide will provide you with some tips and techniques for ensuring your presentation is well planned, structured and delivered.

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

International students on a student visa must have health cover for the length of their visa while studying in Australia.

Overseas Student Services

Overseas Student Services provides support to all overseas students at Monash Caulfield.

Parenting rooms

Students with children can access parenting rooms on each campus. Bookings may be required.

Parkville Student Union (MPSU)

Stay updated with upcoming events, the latest campus news or ask a question.

Passwords (forgotten, reset, change)

Forgotten or need to reset your password? Manage your Monash account with the Identity Management Service.

Pay your fees

Ensure you are aware of your fee duties and making payments.

Peer Assisted Study Sessions - PASS

Get involved in the academic mentoring program designed to help students of any faculty with any unit concerns or study difficulties.

Peer support

The Peer Support program assists you in improving and developing your academic English skills.

Peers Ambassadors Leaders (PAL) Program

Faculty of Arts

The program offers professional training in peer support, teamwork and leadership.

Peninsula clubs and societies

Monash clubs and societies are run by students for students. You can join a wide range of groups.

Peninsula student association (MONSU)

A student organisation that provides a range of activities to enrich your Monash experience.

Postgraduate parents

Studying postgrad while raising a family? See what support and services are available to you.

Prayer and quiet rooms

You're welcome to use special rooms on campus reserved for prayer, meditation and reflection.

Pre-arrival information for Australia Awards students

Information for students who have been awarded the Australia Awards scholarship.

Preparing for assessments

Studying, strategies, sample assessments and more. Prepare for success in your final assessments.

Principal dates

Important dates in the university calendar.

Professional development symposium

Monash Business School

This development symposium aims to inspire and motivate you to become an active member of the next generation of leaders.

Public transport concession

Make sure you apply for a public transport concession card to receive a discount on your transport in Melbourne.

Public transport guide

A guide on all the public transport options to help get you to and from University with ease.

Public transport safety

Check out Metro Trains campaign on the importance of public transport safety. Games, animations, downloads, and more!

Public Transport Victoria

Plan a journey, view timetables and get live travel updates with official Public Transport Victoria website.

Record my hours app

Working in Australia? This app helps you monitor your hours to ensure you stay compliant with your visa working requirements.

Renting advice

Advice from the Victorian Government to help with your housing and accommodation needs.

Renting rights and responsibilities

Understand your renting rights and responsibilities as an international student studying in Victoria.

Research & Learning Online

Improve your skills and develop your career pathway through our programs and resources.

Research and learning skills

Check out the number of tools we have to help with your study, research and assignments

Research and writing for assignments

Understanding the assignment, and finding information are just the first steps.

Research students - seminars

Faculty of Education

Take a look at the seminars on offer for higher degree research students.

Respect. Now. Always. support app

Monash University can provide expert help, advice and support to assist you with your decisions.

Results - reading your marks

Understand what your results mean.

Safer Community Unit

The Safer Community Unit works to keep students and staff safe from inappropriate and threatening behaviour.

Safety and security

We want to make sure your time at Monash is a safe and welcoming one.

Salaam Monash

A handbook specifically for new Muslim students studying at Monash.

Scholarships for international students

There are a wide range of scholarships available at Monash.

Security services

Monash's security services range from 24/7 safety escorts to security buses.

Social and leadership programs

Faculty of Science

Apply to represent the Faculty of Science student body and help shape your education.

Speaking workshops

The Speaking with Confidence program is designed to assist you with public speaking skills, non-verbal communication and pronunciation.

Special Consideration

If you have an illness or for some reason can't complete an assessment task then apply for special consideration.


Fitness memberships, learn to swim, sporting competitions and more.

Sporting clubs

Joining a sporting club is a great way to meet new people and keep fit!

Student Academic Support Unit (SASU)

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Offering language and academic support to help improve clinical and workplace communication skills.

Student Ambassador Program

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Improve your skills and further your career development which can help you stand out to future employers.

Student Ambassador Program

Faculty of Education

Become a Faculty of Education student ambassador and gain valuable skills in teamwork, leadership, public speaking and more.

Student and industry engagement programs

Faculty of Engineering

Find out the range of programs on offer to Engineering students to help further your industry knowledge and skills.

Student Futures

Student Futures is an online platform to enable you to develop and articulate your employability skills.

Student letters - how to request

An official letter may assist in a situation where there is a need for authorised confirmation from the University.

Students under 18

Are you under 18? There are special rules you should read before applying for accommodation at Monash.

Study load (overload and underload)

What is study load? We measure your enrolment load in credit points per academic year.

Study Melbourne

Everything you need to know about living, studying and experiencing Melbourne.

Study skills programs

There are a range of study skills programs on offer to help you succeed academically at Monash.


It's easy to join in with TeamMONASH and become part of the team!

Transfer to another college or university

To transfer from Monash you need to apply for a release letter.

Unit abbreviations

Abbreviations of some terms you might have come across in your unit entry.

Unit-specific study groups

Faculty of Education

If you're studying education then take advantage of the study groups available.

Unlock Melbourne app

This app will guide you through different activites in Melbourne and help you live like a local!

Visa holders & migrants

Planning to work in Australia? Learn about your workplace rights and visa conditions.

Visas - applying for a student visa

Learn about applying for a student visa. Know the requirements and conditions.

Volunteering at Monash

Want to meet new people and learn new skills? Challenge yourself and get involved in volunteering at Monash.

Water Wise

Learn to swim with Monash Sport's swimming programs. Beginner lessons are FREE!

Web Enrolment System

To manage your enrolment and access information about your course progression, fee payments, results and more, login to WES.

Worship services and events

We offer a range of events including worship services.

Your Journey to Monash podcast

Prepare yourself for studying abroad with this podcast, which shares the real life experiences of senior international students.

Got a question? Monash Connect can help