2018 Monash Scholars events and engagement opportunities
Events are a pivotal and exciting part of engaging with students in our program. Scholars will be formally invited to the events they are eligible to attend.
A key event that Scholars from all year levels are encouraged to attend is Open Day.
- Saturday, 4 August – Peninsula
- Sunday, 5 August – Caulfield, Clayton
- Sunday, 19 August – Parkville
We’ll have an exclusive high achievers space at Clayton Open Day – so make sure you come and say hi!
We also keep in touch with our Scholars Facebook cohort groups. For more details of how to join your cohort group, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
|Tuesday, 1 May – Sunday, 27 May|
Applications open for the Monash Scholars Class of 2018 – 2020
|Friday, 29 June - Saturday, 30 June|
Welcome eventsTo welcome our new Scholars into the program, a series of official events have been arranged for Scholars and their families. You’ll discover what opportunities await you over the next few years, and meet the team who manage the program.
Below are the event details, and you can RSVP through the acceptance googleform.
Friday, 29 June - 6:30pm - 8pm - Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, City
If you are unable to attend a Welcome Event, you can elect to have a Welcome Pack delivered to you instead. You will receive your pack in the week beginning 9 July.
|Parkville and Clayton|
|Thursday, 5 July|
Team Building Day
This first engagement event for new Scholars focuses on building teams and community. You’ll participate in a number of fun activities that will help you connect with your fellow Scholars, and also pick up some cool program merchandise.
Team Building Day
|Thursday, 29 November|
Preparing for VCE/IB for students and parentsWe know your senior years at school are important to you and your family, and want to help you prepare for them. Scholars will gain tips for study and wellbeing from current high achieving Monash students, and parents will hear from experts regarding supporting their child over the next couple of years.
|Saturday, 3 March|
How to win friends and influence people
This first Year 11 event focuses on the concept of networking. Scholars are given the skills to have quality conversations, become aware of their body language and grow their confidence in social situations.
|Monash Law Chambers, City|
|Saturday, 3 March – Friday, 23 March|
Applications open for the 2017 Monash Scholars Council
The Monash Scholars Council is a unique opportunity for an engaged group of Year 11 Scholars to come together to influence and lead the Scholars experience for their peers. All Year 11 Scholars are eligible to apply.
|Thursday, 12 April|
Monash Scholars Council Meet and GreetAn induction meeting for the appointed Monash Scholars Council.
|Level 7, 271 Collins Street, City|
|Friday, 13 July|
The pinnacle event of the Year 11 Scholar’s calendar, the Knowledge Summit is an interdisciplinary opportunity that brings Monash’s faculties together to discuss a current topic. Students will be required to think broadly about a current issue and engage with teaching and research champions from the University.
|Monday, 24 September|
Choose your own adventure
Designed by the Year 11 Scholars Council, this event will allow Scholars to choose between a number of informative, experiential and social sessions according to their interests.
|April school holidays|
Choosing your path appointments
We know that many of you are still unsure about what to study after high school (which is perfectly normal, by the way!), so we’re inviting you to talk it through with us. If you’re tossing up between a few options, or want to know what courses suit your interests and abilities, you can book in for a phone call with us.
|Caulfield and Clayton|
Friday, 6 April
(*note date change)
Year 12 Find Your Groove Day
This event will focus on your study interests and where they might lead after school.
|Thursday, 27 September|
Year 12 Scholars break-up event
To celebrate your participation in the program and give you a chance to relax with your fellow Scholars, we’re throwing you a party! There’ll be good tunes, good fun and a program participation gift to collect.
What’s next? – an event for parents
Whilst you’re on schoolies celebrating the end of exams, we want to inform your parents of what’s next in store for you. We’ll cover information such as result release, admission to Monash, scholarship and university offers, enrolment, starting classes and more.
|December - January 2019|
Change of Preference and Offers
We’ll be in touch over December and January with information and support for Change of Preference. You’ll be priority guests at our Change of Preference expo in December, and be encouraged to get in touch with us personally if you have any questions about courses or accepting your Monash offer.
Please note that the Scholars event calendar changes from year-to-year, and is responsive to particular cohort needs and requests.