Archive for May, 2016

Colouring in competition – Winners announced!

Monday, May 30th, 2016

As part of O Week, Monash Disability Support Services ran the Monash Student Colouring Competition. The winners have been announced.

The first prize of a 500 piece Kaleidoscope Colouring Jigsaw with 12 Artist’s colour pencils went to Caroline Godfrey. The second price of a multi-level creative colouring book, ‘Positively Zen’, went to Jessmin Green.

You can see their fantastic entries can be seen below.

Caroline Godfrey:

Caroline Godfrey

Jessmin Green:

Jessmin Green

Circus Oz – Auslan Interpreted and Audio Described

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Circus Oz is coming to the Melbourne Big Top with an exciting new show TWENTYSIXTEEN.  Two hours of high-voltage acrobatics and explosive aerial antics all accompanied by the sensational Circus Oz band.

On Saturday 2 July, the 1:30pm and 7:30pm shows will be Auslan interpreted and audio described.

There are a limited number of seats available with a clear view of the Auslan interpreters. These are premium and ringside seats at B-Reserve prices and are available for those who require interpretation and their guests.

Audio described patrons can sit anywhere in the Big Top and will only pay B-Reserve prices.

Companion cards are always accepted and our Big Top is wheelchair accessible.

For all special access bookings contact Ticketmaster directly on 1300 446 925 or via email on

Mid Year Orientation Camp 22th – 24th July

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Missed out on Uni Summer Camps? Want to meet new people or go on a camp with your uni friends?

Host Scheme is a volunteer leadership program that provide orientation events for all Monash Students. Their camps are renowned for their inclusivity and social environment.

Camp ticket includes 2 nights/3 days of dormitory accommodation, private beach access, transport to and from Monash University Clayton, food and activities.

Available to all Monash Students from all Monash Campuses. Must be 18+ to attend.

Purchase Online or at MSA Reception (Level 1, 21 Chancellors Walk)

For more information on Host Scheme, go to

Tax Help Service: Helping students with their tax return

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Need help lodging your tax return?

Make an appointment with an Australian Tax Office trained volunteer.

Appointments are free and available on Caulfield and Clayton Campus.

For more information & to book your appointment:

Career Access – would you like to learn some research skills?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

A University of Melbourne research team is recruiting six Community Researchers (CRs) to work with them on a project exploring people’s experiences so far of the NDIS in the Barwon trial site. CRs will be provided with training in research skills, including conducting interviews, ethics, and data analysis. This training will take place at the main campus of the University of Melbourne. CRs will be assisted to travel to the Barwon region to conduct interviews with research participants. The positions are casual and CRs will be paid at the Research Assistant Grade 1 rate ($39.49 per hour) for time spent interviewing and time involved in training. In addition to training (12 hours), the position offers approximately six to eight days of paid work (40-60 hours) for each CR. The project is based in the Melbourne School of Government at the University of Melbourne and commences in May 2016.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details, including how to submit your application.

UniMelb PD for Community Researchers April 2016