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Important information – April 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Free footy tickets
aflThe St. Kilda Football Club is offering Monash students free footy tickets! To receive the tickets, go to the Club’s website and register. Make sure you enter ‘Monash University’ and your student ID number in the ‘Where did you hear about the Saints on the Street free tickets offer’ question. Once you have registered, you will receive emails with further instructions.

AFIS Live – Livelihood Workshops
AFISlogoThe Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS) presents free Live-Livelihood Workshops, aimed at ensuring international students live comfortably and smart in Australia. Live Workshops will help you transition into Australian lifestyle while Livelihood Workshops will provide you with the necessary skills to make the most out of Australia. For details on workshop topics, ‘Like’ their Facebook page.

When: Alternate Wednesdays, 18 March – 13 May, 4 – 5pm
Where: Study Melbourne Student Centre, 599 Little Bourke Street

CISAmbassadors
CISACouncil of International Students Australia (CISA) would like to invite you to join their team as CISAmbassadors. The CISAmbassador has a key role in representing international students from their institution and will sit on the CISA State Working Group to be actively involved in CISA advocacy mission. For more information, check out CISA website.

No tolerance for racism in Australianoracism
Monash University is committed to fostering an inclusive and respectful campus environment for everyone. There is no place for intolerance or racism in our community, on or off campus. Check out the Study Melbourne blog on the topic. For information about fostering an anti-racist campus culture at the University, see the Social Justice Unit’s website.

Peninsula – April 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

One World Festival
OWF-2015One World Festival is back in 2015 celebrating the diverse cultures at Monash. At Peninsula campus, the event takes place in week 6. There is also the Exchange Fair at Clayton campus on Wednesday 15 April where you can find out about studying abroad from over 30 international partner universities. To find out more and to stay up to date, check out the OWF website.

When: Monday 13 – Friday 17 April
Where: MONSU BBQ Area

Global Citizens Workshops
muslimpanel1Come take part in a panel discussion “Does My Head Look Big in This? Muslim Student Life At Monash”. In this moderated panel discussion, Monash female Muslim students will talk about their life on campus, challenges and practices. Places are limited, so register online (click on ‘Workshop’ tab).

When: 15 April, 11am – 12.30pm
Where: R6 Lecture Theatre (Rotunda, 46 Exhibition Walk), Clayton campus

Career advice and support
Connect with a career expert and get information and feedback on job applications, cover letters and your resumé at Career Connect. They’ll also provide you with information on leadership programs and volunteering opportunities which will help develop your employability skills. Take advantage of their services including resources in Moodle and the Autumn Intensive Program on Friday 10 April – details available on their calendar of events.

Things to do in Melbourne
If you are looking for things to do in Melbourne, the following links might give you some ideas:


International Student Engagement

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