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  • Miss Representation - screening and discussion: 2 September

    28 August 2015

    Miss Representation is a documentary that explores how mainstream media contributed to the under-representation of women in influential positions by circulating limited and often disparaging portrayals of women.

    Come and enjoy the screening and join in the discussion.

    Everyone welcome.

  • And that's a wrap, we hope you enjoy this short WinterFest video

    28 August 2015

    During WinterFest, we transformed the Clayton campus into a winter wonderland. WinterFest brought together the Monash community in a fun filled week (3-9 August) to celebrate talented individuals in a range of areas including music, sport, food and visual and performing arts.

    Relive some of your WinterFest memories with this short video (YouTube) or see what you missed out on.

  • Ten new Google apps now available to Monash students

    27 August 2015

    Do you love all things Google? If yes, you’ll be excited to hear that those who’ve opted in to Google additional services will now have access to a total of ten new apps!

    These include Chrome webstore, news, bookmarks, fusion tables and more….

    These are opt-in services, ask the eSolutions service desk to sign you up if you haven't already.

  • Are you rent smart? What are your rights?

    24 August 2015

    So you’ve been in your property for a little while, you need repairs done, you’ve contacted your landlord but nothing’s been done …what do you do?

  • Caulfield fortnightly barbecues in semester two

    24 August 2015

    Facilities and Services will regularly support MONSU’s barbecues in semester two to give something back to the Caulfield campus community.

    It’s an opportunity for students to grab some lunch, enjoy the entertainment, and chat to our project managers about the developments under way at Caulfield.

    Fortnightly from Wednesday 26 August.

  • Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition final

    24 August 2015

    You're invited to the 3MT Monash Final 2015.

    3MT is an academic competition that sees PhD students compete to provide the most engaging and inspirational three minute summary of their research.

    You be the judge! Vote on your favourite competitor in the People’s Choice award. Meet the finalists and celebrate over a bite to eat.

    Details:

    • Wednesday, 16 September
    • 1 - 3.30pm
    • Alexander Theatre, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton campus
    • Tickets are free. Book yours now.
  • Do you need help with study related expenses?

    20 August 2015

    Do you know that Monash offers interest-free loans to students?

    We can lend you money to cover a wide range of study-related expenses such as books, computer, car, housing, etc.

    Just drop-in to Monash Connect on your campus, there’s no need to make an appointment and some loans can be approved on the spot.

  • Working on a group assignment? Coordinate with Google Drive

    19 August 2015

    During your studies, you many need to coordinate a group assignment with other students. Why not give Google Drive a go? Drive allows you to store and synchronize documents in the cloud. Upload your assignment to Drive, convert to Google doc format and share with the group. This allows each person in the group to edit the same document so you won’t have to collate multiple versions! You’ll also be able to take advantage of unlimited storage in the cloud. Read more about Google Drive.

  • Join us at Diversity and Inclusion Week: 31 August - 4 September

    18 August 2015

    Come and celebrate diversity and inclusion at Monash.

    Diversity and Inclusion Week provides an opportunity for the Monash community to engage in a week long program focussing on gender equality, Indigenous engagement, disability awareness, diverse genders and sexualities, student equity, intercultural competence and other social justice initiatives.

    There are daily events including workshops, documentary screenings, presentations, panel discussions and informal gatherings.

    Come and join the activities, there's something for everyone.

  • A level playing field for Indigenous people in sport? Discussion: 4 September

    17 August 2015

    The Yulendj Indigenous Engagement Unit and Team Monash are proud to bring a timely event which will discuss whether there is a level playing field for Indigenous people in sport - on and off the ground.

    A Level Playing Field for Indigenous People in Sport?

    Join our MC Rueben Berg, as he talks with Jason Mifsud (Senior Advisor, Indigenous & Multicultural Affairs, AFL and former player), Belinda Jakiel (former heptathlete and Director of the Korin Gamadji Institute) and Kyle Vander Kuyp (Olympian hurdler) to hear about their experiences in sport and sports administration.

  • Security bus service - Clayton and Caulfield

    16 August 2015

    A security bus service for Clayton and Caulfield campuses is provided between 5:30pm and midnight Monday to Friday, leaving approximately every 30 minutes.

    The security bus route and bus stops are located on the Clayton campus (pdf 1.2mb) and Caulfield campus (docx 515kb) maps.

    You can also see where the bus is by viewing the live tracker on the Monash App or on the security bus page.

  • Get some practical leadership training and enhance your CV

    14 August 2015

    Login to Moodle and complete our self-paced training module: Committees 101: Meetings, minutes and management.

    On successful completion you’ll receive a certificate, confirming the skills and competencies you’ve learned.

  • Considering postgraduate study?

    14 August 2015

    Join us at one of our lunchtime information sessions to find out about the benefits of postgraduate study:

    • Tuesday, 1 September, 1pm at Caulfield campus
    • Wednesday, 2 September, 1pm at Clayton campus

    Register your attendance for a general session or one of our faculty information sessions.

  • Bridging the gap between domestic and international students - Workshop: 2 September

    14 August 2015

    A panel of international and domestic students will provide an insight into daily lives at an Australian campus where international and domestic students go to the same lectures, study for the same degree, aim for similar goals, yet struggle to find a common ground.

    Workshop details:

    • Wednesday, 2 September
    • 12.30 - 2pm
    • Lecture Theatre HB32, Building H, Caulfield campus
    • Register to attend

    These workshops are designed to enhance and promote discussions and dialogue amongst students.

  • $500 subsidy from Science faculty when you volunteer abroad with AIESEC

    14 August 2015

    AIESEC Monash and the Faculty of Science are offering undergraduate students a $500 subsidy when they volunteer abroad in China, Indonesia and India.

    AIESEC's Global Citizen program, offers you the opportunity to engage in a social project tailored to your interests. Choose from projects such as teaching and health in disadvantages communities.

  • English not your first language? Get help with written English

    11 August 2015

    As part of our Conversational English Programs we are offering one-to-one 20-minute sessions where you can have a specially trained student help you with your written and spoken academic work. No need to book, just drop-in.

    Sessions run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as follows:

    • Clayton: between 10am-2pm, John Medley Library in the Campus Centre
    • Caulfield: between 10am-1pm, Building H, Room 2.30

    Sessions run on Thursdays at:

    • Parkville: between 1-2pm, PA_2_2 Tute room

    Find out more about Peer Support.

  • Search thousands of opportunities and start volunteering

    10 August 2015

    Volunteering is a brilliant way to connect with others, create new skills and change your community. We’ve created Volunteering at Monash to help you find volunteering opportunities online. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 to get involved:

    1. Create a profile

    2. Find volunteering opportunities

    3. Start volunteering.

    You’ll get access to personalised recommendations from the national volunteering database, as well as exclusive Monash-only roles.

    Start volunteering now.

  • Open for inspection! Come and see the new Clayton campus studio apartments

    10 August 2015

    Thinking of living on-campus? Wondering what those new Clayton campus studio apartments look like inside?

    Wonder no more, a display room will be open for inspection:

    • 10-31 August
    • 11.30am to 2.30pm
    • Monday-Friday

    Meet us on College Walk near C11/P29, see Clayton campus map (pdf 191kb).

  • Learn to swim for free

    8 August 2015

    The University has allocated a portion of your Student Services Amenities Fees to fund the Water Wise program at the Doug Ellis Swimming Pool. The program allows undergraduate and postgraduate students to enrol as beginners in the Adult Learn to Swim Program for free.

    Learn a new skill and be safe around the water, read the terms and conditions and enrol now.

  • AIESEC International Internships in China, India, and Indonesia

    6 August 2015

    AIESEC Monash was established in 1976 and has grown into a well-established and committed youth organisation, which offers life-changing exchange and leadership experiences to students from all faculties and disciplines.

    Currently we are offering paid internships in China, India or Indonesia for marketing, sales, business, teaching and IT. All disciplines are welcome to participate.

    More information:

    Apply by 30 August.

  • Have an idea? Need funding?

    3 August 2015

    The Office of the Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching) is pleased to offer 20 bursaries of up to $2000 each to individual students or teams of students to fund projects focused on improving the student learning experience.

    Interested? Visit the Better Teaching, Better Learning website for ideas and how to apply.

    Applications close 4 September.

  • Casual Monash jobs for students

    3 August 2015

    Looking for casual work? Want to earn great rates and work on campus? Yes? Then register your interest for the new Jobs for Students program.

    To help improve your student experience and get you job ready, we aim to fill casual employment opportunities within Monash with our students wherever possible.

    Applications will be reviewed and assessed so visit Career Connect and have your resume professionally checked.

  • Apply now to live on Clayton campus in the new studio apartments

    2 August 2015

    We’re building 1000 new student apartments in the heart of Clayton campus. As they draw to completion we’re taking applications from students interested in living in these brand new apartments next year.

    Cut your travel time to zero and be part of a new urban community. Apply for a studio apartment on Clayton campus.

  • Caulfield campus green - update

    31 July 2015

    We’re delighted students are enjoying the new Campus Green. The decks are becoming a hub for sun seekers and the basketball courts are taking a pounding. The whole sports recreation area is ready for action, contact Monash Sport for equipment.

    In case you were wondering, what looks like rust on the steel elements will disappear once the structures are cured.

    The water feature will be bubbling away by mid-August and the Sound Shell (designed by Art Design and Architecture students) will be ready for live performances in September.

    More information about other developments at Caulfield campus.

  • 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.

  • Ten new Google apps now available to Monash students

    27 August 2015

    Do you love all things Google? If yes, you’ll be excited to hear that those who’ve opted in to Google additional services will now have access to a total of ten new apps!

    These include Chrome webstore, news, bookmarks, fusion tables and more….

    These are opt-in services, ask the eSolutions service desk to sign you up if you haven't already.

  • Working on a group assignment? Coordinate with Google Drive

    19 August 2015

    During your studies, you many need to coordinate a group assignment with other students. Why not give Google Drive a go? Drive allows you to store and synchronize documents in the cloud. Upload your assignment to Drive, convert to Google doc format and share with the group. This allows each person in the group to edit the same document so you won’t have to collate multiple versions! You’ll also be able to take advantage of unlimited storage in the cloud. Read more about Google Drive.

  • 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.

  • Ten new Google apps now available to Monash students

    27 August 2015

    Do you love all things Google? If yes, you’ll be excited to hear that those who’ve opted in to Google additional services will now have access to a total of ten new apps!

    These include Chrome webstore, news, bookmarks, fusion tables and more….

    These are opt-in services, ask the eSolutions service desk to sign you up if you haven't already.

  • Working on a group assignment? Coordinate with Google Drive

    19 August 2015

    During your studies, you many need to coordinate a group assignment with other students. Why not give Google Drive a go? Drive allows you to store and synchronize documents in the cloud. Upload your assignment to Drive, convert to Google doc format and share with the group. This allows each person in the group to edit the same document so you won’t have to collate multiple versions! You’ll also be able to take advantage of unlimited storage in the cloud. Read more about Google Drive.

  • 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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