Change of address
As part of your student visa conditions, you must update your address and phone number if you have recently moved to a new accommodation. Please do so via the Web Enrolment System (WES) or contact Monash Connect. You must also include emergency contact details.
Student visa information sessions
Monash Connect is holding two information sessions for international students on a student visa to help you learn how to:
- Apply for an eCoE extension
- Organise an extension to your student visa
- Book your health check
Contact Monash Connect for assistance if you are unable to attend one of the following sessions:
When: Wednesday 12 August, 12 – 12.30pm (Register)
Where: Room N202, 20 Chancellors Walk, Level 2, Clayton campus
When: Thursday 13 August, 12 – 12.30pm (Register)
Where: Lecture room HB40, Building H Basement, Caulfield campus
Free tickets to an Australian Football League (AFL) game
Celebrate AFL Multicultural Round with free match tickets (7 – 9 August). If you have never been to a live AFL match, or know someone who hasn’t, jump online and redeem your free tickets today. Enter the promo code “PASSPORT” to receive up to 4 free tickets per person. Bring your family and friends!
AFL Multicultural Festival
As part of the AFL Multicultural Round, there is also a Multicultural Festival celebrating ‘Many Cultures, One Game’. It will be held at the MCG in Yarra Park at the Collingwood vs. Carlton game on 8 August. The festival will run from 11.30am to 5.30pm and will include loads of free and fun activities.
Casual jobs at Monash for students
Career Connect is introducing Jobs for Students program to help get you job-ready through casual employment opportunities within Monash. Applications will be reviewed and assessed. To make your application stand out, visit Career Connect to have a professional job application check.
Are you Rent Smart?
The top five issues faced by students in the private rental market:
- Getting bond back
- Getting repairs done
- Notice to vacate
- Breaking lease agreement
- Claiming compensation
On-campus accommodation: now taking expression of interest
All Monash students are welcome to apply for the newly-built studio apartments on the Clayton campus that will be operating from October this year. Check out the details and virtual tours on the Monash Residential Services website.
From 3 to 9 August, the Clayton campus will be transformed into a winter wonderland. There’ll be daily entertainment including live music, a snow zone, light shows, comedy performances, a night market, fireworks, live ice sculpting and a mouth-watering selection of food. Details are available on the WinterFest website. Free cross-campus snow taxis will be provided for students at the Berwick, Caulfield, Parkville, and Peninsula campuses to and from WinterFest. Join the Facebook event page to keep up-to-date with announcements, or email email@example.com to find out more.
LQBTIQ awareness training – Queer 101
Queer 101 is offered to Monash students who want to learn how to make positive change and create a space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people on Monash campuses. Queer 101 runs for 90 minutes and will be offered four times this semester at Clayton and Caulfield campuses. Register online for more information.
Victorian International Education Award – nominations open
Nominations are now open for the prestigious Victorian International Education Awards, rewarding outstanding achievement and excellence in international education in Victoria. Winners will receive a scholarship of $10,000 to contribute to their study at an educational institution in Victoria. For information about eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit the Study Melbourne website. Applications close Sunday 30 August.
Monash student elected as new CISA President
The newly elected President of the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) is Nina Khairina (photo). She is also the current President of Monash University International Students Service (MUISS) at Clayton campus. CISA was established in 2010 in response to the need amongst international students to have a unified voice.
“We aim to improve upon last year’s initiatives and roll out new projects. The main focus for the year is to build a really strong grass-root movement”, said Nina.
Congratulations to Nina. We wish her well in this important role.