A message from the Library: how to succeed on exam day
Whether you’ve studied a lot or a little, taking the right approach on exam day itself can really help improve your marks. Doing well on an exam isn’t just about what you know – it’s about understanding what’s being asked of you, managing your time, and performing under pressure. So take a deep breath and try to stay calm as we go over some strategies for exam success.
Use of mobile phone during exams
If you have in your pocket study notes or mobile phone during your exams, you may be accused of cheating and face the following penalties:
- 0% for assessment or unit
- Suspension from Monash University
- Exclusion from Monash University
International students and work rights
Thinking of working over the summer? Study Melbourne has come up with a guide for international students on things you need to know about working in Melbourne. It is very important to understand your rights as an employee and we strongly recommend that you have a look at it.
Student volunteers needed in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore
We are looking for students to assist at our pre-departure information sessions in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore between 8 and 12 January. You will get to meet and greet our new commencing international students and talk to them about studying at Monash and living in Australia. It is expected that all volunteers will already be on location as no travel or accommodation expenses are provided. Numbers are limited so register early to avoid missing out.
Your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
Did you know that any medical treatment you received while outside of Australia, whether or not in connection with a course of study, is not covered by your OSHC? If you are travelling to a foreign country during the semester break, you should consider purchasing travel insurance.
Are you Rent-Smart: what are your rights?
If you need to break your lease before the end of the contract date, here is a few things to consider:
- Check your contract
- Give the proper notice period in writing
- If it is a fixed term contract, you will be liable to paying the remainder of the lease unless you find someone to replace you
- Read about “Notice to vacate” on the Tenants Union of Victoria website
Community art project for our Monash Chinese community
Get involved in a community art project to remember and recognise the valued contribution of Australian Chinese servicemen and women during WW1. It involves producing stencil art images and clay messages for the Anzac Centenary Exhibition in April 2016, and will be included in a permanent installation within the Anzac Centenary Street Art Mural in Drewery Lane, Melbourne. Take a break from study and come along (even for 20 minutes).
When: Wednesday 11 November 12;00 to 2:00
Where: Building K walkway, Caulfield campus
If you would like to get involved, register online now.