We're upgrading Moodle this weekend

03 Dec 2018

Planning on studying this weekend? You'll need to login to Moodle this week and download any files you need for assignments or deferred exam study.

  • Moodle offine for upgrade and maintenance
  • 11pm Friday 7 December - 11pm Sunday 9 December (AEDT)

It's never a great time to take Moodle offline but this upgrade will make our learning system even better. You’ll find it easier to find information and simpler to use, with more new features to be rolled out across the next few months.

Got questions?

Check the Moodle Library Guide or the upgrade website for more information.

Contact the Service Desk this week if you need technical support.

Election of student members to Academic Board

03 Dec 2018

After a poll which closed on Tuesday 27 November, the following members have been elected to Academic Board:

  • Chloe Polglaze has been elected as the undergraduate student member.
  • Hailey Rose Maloney has been elected as the coursework graduate student member.

Both students will serve a term of office from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2020.

You can read further information on the Academic Board Elections webpage.

Register to get your unit results early by SMS

29 Nov 2018

Unit results will be officially published at midday on Monday 3 December (AEDT).

If you’d like to know earlier, you can register for the early result service and we’ll SMS your results to your mobile phone the evening before. Just be aware that the full range of student support services won’t be available until 9am Monday morning.

Registrations close midnight, Thursday 29 November.

If you choose not to register, you'll be able to login to WES and see your results from midday on 3 December.

Register now

What do you think about learning in the LTB?

28 Nov 2018

We'd love to know what you think about the Learning and Teaching Building at the Clayton campus.
The building, which opened earlier this year, was purpose-built; we're keen to hear what your experience has been, how you've used the spaces and what it's like to learn here.
Your answers will help us design future learning spaces that are flexible and student-friendly. We have FREE coffee vouchers available for all completed responses.

Take the LTB survey

Do you need a copy of your academic record?

08 Nov 2018

An academic record is a formal transcript of your academic history at the University.

Your record includes all unit attempts and your grade for each unit. If you were enrolled in more than one course, it lists all courses and all units studied at Monash.

There are two types of academic record - unofficial and official and both can be ordered through the Web Enrolment System (WES).

Get your copy now

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines – Monday 5 November

01 Nov 2018

Buses will replace trains between Westall, Cranbourne and Pakenham until the last service on Monday night. This may increase your journey by up to 60 minutes.

The following bus options will be available:

  • Stopping all stations – Westall - Pakenham
  • Limited Express (Pakenham) - Westall express to Berwick then stopping all stations to Pakenham
  • Limited Express (Cranbourne) - Westall express Dandenong then stopping all stations to Cranbourne
  • Express - Westall - Cranbourne
  • Express - Westall – Pakenham

See Buses replacing trains between Westall, Cranbourne and Pakenham for the location of train replacement bus stops.

Additional campus shuttle bus services have been added to assist students travelling between campuses during the exam period (29 October - 14 November). There are no changes to the usual campus shuttle bus timetables.

Want the job? Show future employers you're a leader

29 Oct 2018

Stand out from the crowd - Apply to be a student leader in 2019

Volunteering makes you stand out from other candidates. Apply to be a volunteer Student Leader at Monash Caulfield or Clayton campus.

Our Student Leaders help run the International Student Orientation for semester one. Ideally, you will be ready to start in late January 2019. Training will be held at the Clayton campus.

You will receive official Project Management training (accredited by the LiLO program and be invited to an award ceremony lunch where you will be presented with a Monash Volunteer certificate. If you start early and join our Planning Committee, you’ll also get a Letter of Recommendation.

Don't wait. Get the edge and make your CV stand out from the rest. Applications close Monday 12 November.

Questions? Contact Hannah from the International Student Engagement Team at:

#ChangeMoodle competition: your chance to win $400

25 Oct 2018

Moodle is getting a makeover! Monash's Learning Management System will soon be upgraded to improve functionality and usability. We want to hear from you, so enter the competition and tell us what you'd like to name the new system.

#ChangeMoodle competition:

  • is open to all current Monash University students.
  • you MUST use your Monash email account to enter.
  • the winner will receive a $400 gift voucher and bragging rights for renaming our Learning Management System.

Enter #ChangeMoodle by midnight, Wed 7 November

Any questions, please email

Are you rent smart?

24 Oct 2018

If you need to break your lease before the end of the contract date, what do you do?

  • Check your contract.
  • Give the proper notice period in writing.
  • If it is a fixed term contract, you will be liable to pay the remainder of the lease unless you find someone to replace you.
  • Notice to vacate, what it means.

Visit the off-campus accommodation or Rent-Smart websites for more help with rights and responsibilities and living off campus.

Changes to permit parking during October graduations

19 Oct 2018

We're making some changes to available car parks during graduations next week.

Across the graduation period (Monday 22 October - Thursday 25 October, and Monday 29 October) the first and second floors (plus ground floor if required) of the SE4 multi-level car park at 60 Scenic Boulevard will be reserved for graduation parking only.

You may need to allow extra travel time and try alternative car parks. Blue permit holders should head to:

  • SE5 car park at 62 Scenic Boulevard
  • N1 multi-level car park at 10 Research Way
  • OC1 car park, corner Wellington and Blackburn roads

Check these locations on the Clayton campus map (PDF, 0.25 MB) or view the real-time Clayton live feed in the Travel & parking tile on

Student elected to University Council

18 Oct 2018

Michael Fisher has been elected to University Council as the elected student member following a poll which closed on Friday 12 October.

He'll serve a term of office from 1 November 2018 to 31 October 2020.

You can read Michael's candidate statement on the Council Elections webpage.

Come and hear about our Net Zero Initiative

11 Oct 2018

Monash University and ClimateWorks Australia have won the global United Nations Momentum for Change Award for our Net Zero Initiative.

Scott Ferraro, Net Zero Program Director, is giving a presentation on the Net Zero initiative. Come along and you’ll hear more about the initiative and what Monash is doing to address climate change.

  • Tuesday 16 October
  • 1-2pm
  • Rooms G29 and G30, New Horizons Building, Clayton

Register now to attend

Re-enrolment for 2019 now open

08 Oct 2018

The Web Enrolment System (WES) is now open for 2019 re-enrolment.

If you’re not finishing this year, you must re-enrol or apply for intermission by Wednesday 28 November to avoid a late fee or risk losing your place in your course.

Re-enrol in WES:

  1. Login to WES and select your units.
  2. Re-enrol for the entire academic year (both semesters) unless you’re finishing sooner or taking intermission.
  3. Click on the ‘submit enrolment’ button to process your unit selections.
  4. Record your transaction number (starting with ‘U’) as proof of your re-enrolment.
  5. Check your student email account for a confirmation of re-enrolment email.

Re-enrol now

Invitation: Sustainability lecture with Prof Sachs - Tues 16 Oct

05 Oct 2018

We're delighted to invite you to a special guest lecture from Professor Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned professor of economics and a leader in sustainable development.
  • Tuesday, 16 October
  • 9.45 - 11.30am
  • Clayton campus
  • Please register ASAP as this event will book out.
This event will feature a presentation showcasing Monash’s commitment to sustainable development and a lecture by Professor Sachs exploring the role of universities in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We look forward to seeing you there!

Register now

The Dressmaker - A Musical Adaptation

03 Oct 2018

Based on Rosalie Ham's revenge-comedy novel The DressmakerThe Dressmaker—A Musical Adaptation is a humorous and beautifully observed piece that follows the story of a young girl who has been falsely accused of murder and exiled from her rural country home.

Shows start at 7.30pm in the Alexander Theatre, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton. Special student price of $15 and staff price of $29!

  • Friday 19 October (Preview)
  • Saturday 20 October
  • Tuesday 23 October
  • Wednesday 24 October
  • Thursday 25 October
  • Friday 26 October

Directed by Suzanne Chaundy (Melbourne Opera and Opera Australia), written by James Millar (Matilda) and composed by Peter Rutherford (Hatpin) with students from the Sir Zelman School of Music and the Centre for Theatre and Performance, The Dressmaker—A Musical Adaptation is part of the Jeanne Pratt Musical Theatre Artists in Residence Program.

Book now!

Upcoming car park changes at Clayton Campus

03 Oct 2018

Due to upcoming construction on the University's sporting facilities, the South-east Two (SE2) car park will be closed from Monday 8 October.

This is to ensure the safety of your vehicle while trucks and other construction vehicles access the site. The SE2 car park is expected to reopen semester one 2019.

Blue permit holders are to park in the South-east Four Multi-level (SE4) and South-east Five (SE5) car parks, and the bottom level of the South Two (S2) car park.

Car pool parking has been relocated to the top floor of the SE4 car park and Monash Sport members can park in blue car park areas.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Caulfield Station - Buses replacing trains

02 Oct 2018

There will be temporary closure of train lines at Caulfield Station from Friday 5 October to Sunday 7 October. During this time, buses will be replacing trains and car parking may be affected.

For your safety:

  • Take extra care while crossing Normanby Rd and Sir John Monash Drive, as many buses will be in operation around Caulfield Station.
  • Obey the direction of Traffic Controllers on Sir John Monash Drive as they control the pedestrian crossing to ensure safe crossing.
  • Parking restrictions will be in place around the University vicinity. Please check parking signage prior to parking your car, as parking in a restricted area will impact the bus operation.

Leaving the door open for cybercrime

27 Sep 2018

It's important to do all you can to stay safe online.

More than 72,000 students and staff are now using multi-factor authentication (MFA).

MFA adds extra security to your Monash account, protecthing you and the University.

Find out why we're asking you to register and why it's important.

Register for MFA

Maintenance impacting computer labs and MoVE Fri 28 September

26 Sep 2018

We're doing some infrastructure maintenance this Friday that will impact access to your documents in student computer labs and on the MOVE platform.

Your files will be unavailable from 8am-8pm on Friday 28 September.

Any files you try to save on computer lab workstations or on MoVE during this maintenance can't be recovered. Instead, please save your files to an external source. In student computer labs we suggest you use either Google Drive or a USB.

If you need help or have any questions about this planned outage please contact Service Desk before the public holiday on Friday.

Holloway: A New Musical

25 Sep 2018

Speaking with an authentic voice to depict modern Australia and the problems young people face, Holloway: A New Musical is a contemporary rock musical presented by Monash Uni Student Theatre (MUST).

Directed by Kathryn Yates (Beautiful ThingJamie and the ATAR) with musical direction by Earl Marrows (Pining for Affection: A Tree MusicalSideliners), it explores the far-reaching impact of mental health on our communities, and asks the question, how do you react when everything you know is turned upside down?

  • Wednesday 3 October–Saturday 13 October at 8pm
  • Post-performance Question and Answers on Tuesday 9 October
  • Additional matinee performance on Saturday 13 October at 2pm

Performances will be held in MUST Space, Campus Centre, Ground Floor West, 21 Chancellors Walk, Clayton. Special ticket prices: $16-$22.

There will be no performances on Sunday 7 or Wednesday 10 October.

Book now

MLIVE - The Sound of Falling Stars

14 Sep 2018

Written and directed by Robyn Archer, The Sound of Falling Stars charts the work and lives of 31 male artists whose impact on our culture and our hearts belied the length of their creative lives. Following a sell-out season at Arts Centre Melbourne, this performance is not to be missed.

  • Thursday 20 September, Friday 21 September and Saturday 22 September
  • 7.30pm
  • Alexander Theatre, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton
  • Exclusive $15 student offer. To redeem, simply follow the booking link and present your student ID on collection.

See what else is on by visiting MLIVE!

Book now!

English Connect is now hiring students

10 Sep 2018

Are you outgoing and enthusiastic with great communication skills? English Connect is hiring facilitators for its 2019 academic and conversational English programs.

  • Apply now through Career Gateway.
  • Positions available for undergrads, postgrads and PhD students.
  • Work in a fun, supportive team on campus.

Available jobs include:

Let’s Chat Facilitator

  • Facilitate fun, engaging conversational English group classes
  • Applications close 21 September

Language for Employment

  • Deliver workshops related to professional language and workplace skills
  • Applications close 28 September

Academic English: Writing

  • Assist students with grammar through workshops and one-on-one consultations
  • Applications close5 October

Academic English: Speaking

  • Work with students on public speaking skills, group work and pronunciation
  • Applications close 5 October

Visit our recruitment page now

Reach out on R U OK? Day: Thursday 13 September

10 Sep 2018

R U OK? Day reminds Australians nationwide to reach out to family, friends and workmates who might need a bit of extra support. If someone doesn’t seem themselves, start a conversation – even if it feels a little uncomfortable at first. Remember, we’ve all had our troubles and sharing helps.

To highlight the day, we’re holding events across each campus. Book in at one of our Conversation Cafés for a free hot drink. Take part in a Circus Workshop. Host your own event. Or join in with one of the 95 scheduled activities.

No matter how busy you might be, it’s important to make time for regular open and honest chats about life’s ups and downs. A conversation could change a life

Get involved with R U OK? Day

Vote in the Food and Retail Awards for your chance to win a $100 voucher

05 Sep 2018

Cast your vote for your favourite food and retail place on campus to win a $100 voucher!

Monash Food and Retail Awards (previously known as Dining at Monash Food Award) are now open for voting.

This will mark the eighth year of presenting the best retailers on campus and this year it's bigger than ever! More than 70 vendors are competing in the following six categories:

  • Best service
  • Best value
  • Best coffee
  • Best chips
  • Best non-Clayton retailer
  • Best (non-food) retailer

If you have a favourite coffee shop, know where to eat for less, been enjoying a smile across the counter or just want to support your go-to place on campus, vote now! Take the survey to one of five $100 vouchers. And if that’s not enough, we’ve also got campus retail vouchers up for grabs for the first 100 voters.

Survey ends 30 September. All the 6 award winners will be chosen based on your votes!

Stay up to date by following @monash_foodies on Instagram or the MFR website to find out who wins!

Cast your vote now

Monash Future Thinkers: Towards 2050

03 Sep 2018

We want you to be part of the the conversation about Australia’s future. How will Australia look in 2050? What trends will impact our world? How will you shape our future?

This is your chance to be a part of conversations and questions that will shape the way we live, work and interact as we move toward 2050.

Date: Saturday 15 September

Location: Monash University, Clayton Campus

Cost: $25 for students, including lunch.

For more information head to

Register today

Are you wanting some help kick-starting your science career?

03 Sep 2018

The Future Scientist Award provides a platform for the brightest up-and-coming scientists to present their ideas and experience to some of the largest companies in Australia.

The winner in each region will receive $1000!

If you're in your final year or have recently graduated, this is your chance to get your career journey underway.

Applications close Friday 14 September.

Apply now

Take our Access and Transport Survey to win a $250 gift voucher!

30 Aug 2018

Got 10 minutes? That’s all you’ll need to complete our 2018 Access and Transport Survey and you’ll go into the draw to win one of three $250 gift vouchers!

  • Survey closes Thursday 12 September
  • Your responses are confidential

Your feedback on how you travel to campus will help us understand overall travel patterns and issues. This information is vital in helping us plan for the future needs of the University.

Take the survey now

Want to use your degree to change the world?

28 Aug 2018

Applications are closing soon for the award-winning Green Steps program run by Monash Sustainable Development Institute. Green Steps offers innovative and practical sustainability training and consultancy projects for ambitious emerging leaders at Monash University.

As part of the program, students will gain the skills and knowledge to transform attitudes and drive change for a more just, sustainable and resilient world. Monash Sustainable Development Institute offers 25 places free of charge to students across all faculties and disciplines.

Applications close at midnight on Monday 3 September.

Apply now

Study Melbourne LIVE projects for International Students - 2018/19

27 Aug 2018

Are you a current International student studying in 2nd year or above? Would you like to develop work based skills and expand your networks in Australia?

Study Melbourne is offering a unique opportunity for a three-week collaborative work project called LIVE Projects. There are a limited number of places and participation is based on a competitive selection process.

You must be available to attend one of the program dates below and an orientation session in Melbourne:

Program date: 19 November - 7 December 2018

Program date: 4 - 22 February 2019

To find out more, how to apply and the selection process, we will be holding information sessions at both Clayton and Caulfield.

Applications for the LIVE Projects close Sunday 2 September at midnight.

Apply on the Study Melbourne website

Learning and Teaching Building and S2 car park closed – Sunday 19 August

15 Aug 2018

The LTB and S2 car park will be closed on Sunday 19 August due to mandatory annual high voltage maintenance works. There will be no electrical power or lighting to these areas during this period.

The bus interchange traffic lights (located between the bus interchange and the LTB) will also be turned off for the day, with security in place to assist with pedestrian access to the bus interchange.
Buses will still be running as per the normal timetable.

Study areas available on the day include the Matheson Library from 10am-5pm and the 24/7 study lab.
These works have been scheduled over the weekend in order to minimise disruption. We thank you for your understanding during this period.

We’re recruiting SDG Coordinators

10 Aug 2018

Do you have an interest and desire to make your university and wider community more sustainable? As part of its Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Students Program, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth (SDSN Youth) is recruiting students to become SDG Coordinators.

  • Open to students aged between 18-30
  • Applications close Thursday 16 August

As an SDG Coordinator, you’ll transform your university into a hub for SDG action. You’ll mobilise motivated students, plan awareness campaigns, organise events and create action spaces. You’ll also be part of a global network of students committed to making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality. Please visit SDSN Youth’s recruitment page for more information.

Apply now

Take the Change the Course survey

10 Aug 2018

Help us improve awareness of our services

We’re working with our students to create an environment that is safe, respectful and caring. Right now we want to know more about how you use and understand the services that are designed to keep you safe.

With a zero tolerance approach to sexual violence we're looking at the effectiveness of University policies and responses to sexual assault and sexual harassment. This survey will help us understand what you know and how we're doing.

Please respond before 21 August. Independent firm Worklogic will administer and gather survey information in an aggregrated manner. No one will be identified in the reporting.

Take the Change the Course survey

Free online skill development

10 Aug 2018

Leap into Leadership Online has been revamped! Check out our brand new location in Moodle, and prepare yourself to stand out from the crowd.

These 12 modules introduce you to the skills that can improve your employability. From goal setting to time management, high-performing teams to event and project management, there’s plenty to choose from, and each module you complete will earn you a certificate.

More than 4,000 Monash students have used Leap into Leadership Online to develop their skills and stand out from the crowd. So, what are you waiting for?

Get started now!

Register for the Social Innovation Summit

02 Aug 2018

The inaugural Social Innovation Summit is taking place at Clayton campus on Saturday 11 August.

It’s an opportunity to learn about sustainable development and social business, and a great starting point for those looking to apply for Monash Sustainable Development Institute’s flagship social business competition Leave No One Behind.

The Summit will provide an introduction to key concepts, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and social business, and will also begin matchmaking teams.

On the day there will be presentations by industry experts, as well as some hands-on teamwork to spark new ideas and build your skills. Come with your passion and ideas – and leave with new friends, collaborators and practical tools to get started.

There is no cost for participating in the Summit. Eligible students and alumni are required to pay a $10 deposit to register for this event, which will be refunded when they turn up on the day.

Register here

#CaptureMonash - Photography Competition

30 Jul 2018

Calling all Monash photographers. Now is your time to shine! We’re looking for the best photos showcasing life at Monash.

Enter the #CaptureMonash photography competition to share your beautiful images that capture something special about the character and personality of Monash life.

The way the light hits a building, a secret study nook, a garden hang-out spot, study abroad experiences, your favourite place to us your favourite things about Monash.

You could win a HP Sprocket or an Apple MacBook Pro!

The competition is open to students from all of our campuses. For more information on how to enter and to view the T&C's:


Need help lodging your tax return?

30 Jul 2018

It’s tax time.

If you’d like help lodging your tax return, make an appointment with one of our ATO-trained and accredited student volunteers. They’ll help you complete your tax return online using myTax.

Appointments are free and available on Caulfield and Clayton campus.

Visit Tax help for more information and to book and appointment.

Did you know that you can now print directly from your smartphone or tablet?

30 Jul 2018

We recently released a great new feature across our Monash managed printer fleet. It's called Mobility Print.

To learn how to use this feature follow the full instructions on the how to print for students webpage.

Or watch these how to print videos:
IOS 9.2+
Android 4.4+
Chrome OS 43+

Join the Run for Refugees this Sunday

30 Jul 2018

75 students, staff and alumni are running to raise money this weekend at Run Melbourne.

We're aiming to raise $30,000 to support a student’s education at Monash through the Asylum Seekers Scholarship Fund.

There’s no government support available for families on temporary visas, waiting to have their refugee status processed. Without a scholarship or other major support, students of these families can miss out on further education, their lives put on hold for years at a time.

You can help! Support a runner or team taking part this Sunday, or join them at this amazing community event.

Change a life today

Have you thought about your future career?

30 Jul 2018

Let Career Connect help you start planning!

Our Career Conversations and Workshops will give you:

  • Advice on how to plan your career journey.
  • Industry insights that will help you create a career plan with impact.
  • Resources, tips and tricks to help you build the employability skills you’ll need.

Browse and book in for a session via Career Gateway today.

For more info, head to our Career Success Coaching page.

Prepare for your Career with Workplace Talk

30 Jul 2018

Prepare for finding a job with English Connect's Workplace Talk.

Improve your professional communication – one of the top rated employability skills across all industries!

  • Interview language
  • Communicating with colleagues
  • Networking

Attend 100% of Workplace Talk to be invited to a an exclusive career networking event with business specialists.

Secure your place - workshops book out FAST.

Register now

SwapMe requests close this week

30 Jul 2018

If you’ve submitted a request to swap classes through the SwapMe app, we’re finalising all available swaps on Friday 3 August.

We’ll let you know if we find a match. If you haven’t had a message from the SwapMe app by 5pm, Monday 6 August advising of a successful swap, the timetable you see in Allocate+ will be your final schedule for this semester.

If you still have an issue with your timetable:

  • Check with the unit coordinator whether lecture recordings will be available online. If so, you can access them through Moodle.
  • Talk to your faculty about other options, including choosing live streaming options.

Register now

Grammar and Speaking Workshop Registrations Open!

30 Jul 2018

Registrations are OPEN for English Connect's Speaking and Grammar Workshops!

We have:

  • Grammar to improve your technical writing.
  • Public speaking to succeed at presentations.
  • Group work and discussion workshops to perform your best in tutorials.
  • Friendly and knowledgeable facilitators.

Speak and write with confidence.

Register now

Let's Chat Registrations Open NOW

30 Jul 2018

Make friends, improve your conversational English and learn about Australia and Monash from our friendly peer facilitators.

Classes run Mondays to Thursdays in the afternoons and after registration you can select your class in Allocate+.

Secure your place as classes book up FAST!

Register today

Need to swap classes?

13 Jul 2018

If you don't have the classes you want, or would like to make a swap, go to SwapMe now.

  • Login using your student ID
  • Your timetabled classes will show classes that are available to swap (your full timetable will be viewable in Allocate+.)
  • Only valid swap options should be visible. Click on a class to see options for swapping
  • First in first served! The requests are timestamped. The team at Scheduling Services will review all requests.

If we find a swap you'll be notified before the timetable adjustment period ends on Friday 3 August

The app will work hard to find a match with other students, but there’s no guarantee. Check with your unit coordinator for other options while you’re waiting to hear.


IMPORTANT: Impacts to bus services

12 Jul 2018

Industrial action will again impact bus services operated by CDC Victoria on Friday 13 July.

To manage this disruption:

  • the 601 bus between Clayton campus and Huntingdale train station will run its full service through an alternative operator.
  • the 630 and 900 bus services will operate on a Sunday timetable.

All other bus routes to our campuses will run as usual.

Check with Public Transport Victoria for more information.

Are you rent smart? Breaking your lease

12 Jul 2018

If you need to break your lease before the end of the contract date, what do you do?

  • Check your contract.
  • Give the proper notice period in writing.
  • If it is a fixed term contract, you will be liable to pay the remainder of the lease unless you find someone to replace you.
  • Notice to vacate, what it means.

Visit the off-campus accommodation or Rent-Smart websites for more help with rights and responsibilities and living off campus.