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  • Ride safe and lock your bike

    30 July 2015

    Always lock your bike! Avoid leaving your bike standing free and unattended even if it is just for a few minutes. Always lock the frame and both wheels to the bike rack and stay safe always wear a helmet! Read more about how Monash supports cyclists on campus.

  • Impress recruiters with the unique you

    28 July 2015

    The next module in the Leap into Leadership series of online training units is now open.

    Personal Brand: Learn how to stand out from the crowd by communicating who you are with confidence - in person, on paper, and online.

    Login to moodle and enrol, complete the assessment and collect your certificate.

  • Monash short courses are now offering short courses at the Peninsula campus

    28 July 2015

    We’re coming to Peninsula to offer you the following two courses:

    • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) – Thursday, 13 August, 5-9pm
    • Food Safety Level 1 – Saturday, 15 August, 9am-2pm

    Register your interest for one or both courses; see the guide (pdf 685kb) for fees.

    Eligible students may also complete the Certificate IV in Frontline Management course online free of charge. If you’re interested, give us a call 9905 1074 for more information.

  • Let's Chat - a fun, free way to meet and talk with other students

    27 July 2015

    Would you like to further develop your English language skills?

    Let’s Chat classes are student lead groups designed to help you gain conversational skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Sessions will run:

    • for one hour starting at 3pm or 6pm
    • on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
    • from week 3
    • at Clayton, Caulfield and Parkville campuses.

    Registrations close 2 August, hurry spaces are limited. Get more information and register.

  • Stay up-to-date with the new Monash Clayton and Caulfield campus Facebook pages

    27 July 2015
    Clayton and Caulfield campuses now have their own dedicated Facebook pages.
    Stay up-to-date with what's happening on your campus including food truck alerts, competitions, social events, news and announcements, important campus updates, study spaces and more!
    To connect with your campus, Like the:
  • Food trucks roll into Clayton and Caulfield campuses

    27 July 2015

    Food trucks return in semester two to Caulfield and Clayton campuses in response to student feedback for more food options on campus and to support the fluctuating demand for food and drink throughout the year.

    This semester will see some new flavours on campus to tantalise your tastebuds. Food trucks on campus from:

    • 27 July at Clayton
    • 4 August at Caulfield

    To keep up-to-date on the schedule and locations visit the Food Trucks at Monash website or like the Caulfield campus Facebook page and Clayton campus Facebook page to receive food truck alerts.

  • Changes to parking at Clayton

    23 July 2015

    A reminder to students returning to Clayton campus for the start of semester there are changes to both onsite and off-site parking which affect blue permit, carpool and free parking.

    The parking website has the latest information on these changes and the new free off-site parking and park-and-ride bus service.

  • Get active with group fitness

    22 July 2015

    Check out the group fitness timetable for semester two. With over 50 classes per week across the Caulfield, Clayton and Peninsula campuses we have something for everyone. Group fitness timetable.

    Try a class for free by downloading a 7 day trial pass.

  • Clayton campus share bikes - early bird discount or free trial

    22 July 2015

    Become a member and use a bike to get around campus, ride to and from Huntingdale train station, go shopping, meet a friend for coffee or just ride for fun!

    Specials and discounts

    • No obligation free trial between 27 July and 9 August.
    • Sign-up for an annual or semester plan before 31 July to receive a 50% discount on your membership.
    • Monash Student Association members get a 10% discount on all memberships.

    Monash Bikeshare membership options, costs and registrations.

  • Watch the orientation security video

    19 July 2015

    Our security video offers some tips and advice, not just for students coming to Monash for the first time, but also for returning student.

    Watch the security orientation video.

  • Get to know your Library

    19 July 2015

    Do you know that students who use the Library achieve better results than those who don’t? Use its collection of electronic and print resources, learning spaces and computers. Get discipline-specific advice from librarians and learning skills advisers at the Research and Learning point. Find out more about the Library services.

  • Are you rent smart? Looking for off campus housing

    19 July 2015

    Where do you start looking for off campus accommodation?

    You can start with our list of off campus accommodation providers. It includes student-friendly real estate agents and share-house accommodation providers.

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

  • Download your free Microsoft Office 365 subscription

    17 July 2015

    Monash provides students with access to install Microsoft Office 365 on up to five personal devices for free!

    The package includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher and Access.

    To get your free subscription go to the Microsoft Student Advantage page and follow the instructions.

    Your subscription will expire when you cease to be a student of the University.


  • Do you use public transport? Check your eligibility for cheaper fares

    16 July 2015

    Many Monash students are eligible to apply for a card that entitles them to cheaper public transport. Domestic students may be eligible for Victorian Public Transport student concession card and undergraduate international students may be eligible for an iUSEpass (International Undergraduate Student Education pass). Check your eligibility for Public transport concessions and discounted fares.

  • Hurry, applications for the Ancora Imparo leadership program closing soon

    13 July 2015

    Now that exams are over, why not use the semester break to complete an application for the Vice-Chancellor’s Ancora Imparo Student Leadership Program? Applications close 3 August for the 2016 program.

    Be one of only 40 first-year, undergraduate students given the opportunity to be part of the prestigious program and learn about leadership, through seminars, events including leadership summits, lunches and forums.

  • WinterFest tickets now on sale

    7 July 2015

    Tickets for WinterFest are now on sale. Get in quick for tickets to some of the most exciting events ever to be held on Clayton campus including:

    • Black Sorrows, Clare Bowditch and Movement 9
    • Snow Party
    • Comedy shows featuring Tommy Little, Nazeem Hussein and student comedian

    WinterFest also features many, many FREE events including:

    • Snow Zone
    • Fireworks
    • Screening of Disney’s Frozen and Coen brothers’ Fargo
    • Bubble Soccer
    • DJs
    • Light shows
    • Ice sculpting
    • Sporting games and matches

    See the full program.

  • Participants sought

    1 January 2015

    Become a part of Monash research. Volunteer to participate in some real research and help your fellow students gain their PhD. See the list of available studies.

  • Get to know the Malaysia Library

    19 July 2015

    The Library has a collection of electronic and print resources for your studies. Attend an information research or learning skills session, borrow books and journals or use computers and a range of learning spaces. Librarians and learning skills advisers provide discipline-specific advice.

  • Download your free Microsoft Office 365 subscription

    17 July 2015

    Monash provides students with access to install Microsoft Office 365 on up to five personal devices for free!

    The package includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher and Access.

    To get your free subscription go to the Microsoft Student Advantage page and follow the instructions.

    Your subscription will expire when you cease to be a student of the University.


  • Participants sought

    1 January 2015

    Become a part of Monash research. Volunteer to participate in some real research and help your fellow students gain their PhD. See the list of available studies.

  • Get to know the South Africa Library

    19 July 2015

    The Library has a collection of electronic and print resources for your studies. Attend an information research or learning skills session, borrow books and journals or use computers and a range of learning spaces. Librarians and learning skills advisers provide discipline-specific advice.

  • Download your free Microsoft Office 365 subscription

    17 July 2015

    Monash provides students with access to install Microsoft Office 365 on up to five personal devices for free!

    The package includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher and Access.

    To get your free subscription go to the Microsoft Student Advantage page and follow the instructions.

    Your subscription will expire when you cease to be a student of the University.


  • Participants sought

    1 January 2015

    Become a part of Monash research. Volunteer to participate in some real research and help your fellow students gain their PhD. See the list of available studies.

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