Archive for March, 2024

ADHD Study – Participants Wanted

Tuesday, March 26th, 2024

Study on ADHD and Mind States – Participants Wanted!

A team of researchers at Monash University are investigating the similarities and differences in the types of attentional lapses occurring in individuals with ADHD and without.

They’re currently recruiting individuals with ADHD between the ages of 18 and 35 and who have no history of head injury, psychosis, or epilepsy.

Participation in this study will take approximately 5 hours and participants will be reimbursed with a $100 Coles/Woolworths voucher at the completion of all parts of the study.

  • It should be noted that participants must complete all parts of the project in order to be reimbursed.

This Study Will Comprise of The Following

  1. An interview with a clinician to reconfirm the participant’s ADHD diagnosis (approx. 1.5-2 hours)
  2. An online questionnaire (approx. 30-45 min to complete – NOTE: this will be split into two parts; one will be completed online at the participant’s convenience and the other will be completed during the in-person EEG session)
  3. A computer task to be completed at Monash University, Clayton Campus whilst brain activity is being recorded via EEG (approx. 1.5-2 hours)

Here is a link to the first questionnaire.

Interested participants can contact Elaine at or James at for further information.

Timetable Focus Group

Thursday, March 21st, 2024

Timetable Focus Group Participants Wanted – $100 Gift Cards Up for Grabs!

In mid to late April, Monash University Student Services are running 90-minute focus groups to seek the views and feedback of students currently registered with Disability Support Services about their class timetable experience.

The aim is to get a better understanding of your ideal timetable experience in relation to flexibility of classes, the preference and timetable process itself and the ability for you to plan your studies and balance other commitments.

If you’re interested in participating, please register your interest by 11.59pm Sunday 7 April, 2024.

All focus group participants will receive a $100 gift card for their time and light refreshments will also be provided.

Share Your Feedback!

Share your feedback to help us improve your personal class timetable.

Complete a quick 15-minute survey and share what would help you create an ideal timetable that supports your learning and personal commitments.

Your input is vital, and we want to hear everything – what’s working well and what isn’t.

Your responses are anonymous, and we really appreciate your honest feedback.

As a thank you, after completing the survey you can enter to win a $50 gift card – there are 250 up for grabs!

The survey is voluntary and open until 11:59pm on Sunday 7 April.

Raise the Platform

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Want to be a Part of an Awesome Radio Program and Share Your Lived Experience of Disability?

Raise the Platform is SYN’s flagship radio program for young people aged 12-25 to advocate for and share their experiences of disability.

Raise the Platform allows for both disabled people and carers of disabled people to meet and network with people who experience similar challenges and offers an excellent opportunity to gain confidence with speaking in public, working as part of a team, develop employability skills as well as have fun.

Some previous topics that have been explored on the show include:

  • Employment
  • Education (both high school and tertiary)
  • Music
  • Disability
  • Driving

About SYN

SYN is an awesome, inclusive Melbourne community radio station based out of RMIT that highly values the voices of all young people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

SYN has programming on a myriad of topics and offers real industry experience to emerging professionals.

Each year SYN supports 300+ volunteers 25 and under to produce radio, TV and online media content that matters to young people.

The next SYN training days will be the 23rd and 30th of March and the 15th and 22nd of June 2024.

For interested students there are full fee-paying scholarships available. To apply go to:

For more information contact:

  • Imi they/it – Executive Producer for Raise the platform –


  • Shaz they/them – Disability Access Coordinator and Raise the platform facilitator (Monday’s 9-5pm)

Winter Internships 2024

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Stepping Into Winter Internships – Apply Now!

Are you a student or recent graduate with disability looking for a paid internship?

Stepping Into is a nation-wide paid internship program that provides university students and recent graduates with disability hands-on work experience in their chosen field of study.

With over 150 paid internships available across a range of disciplines – from Accounting to Law, Engineering to Research, Public Policy to Sciences – there’s a role to suit you.

You can apply if you are a person with any type of disability, mental health condition or chronic illness, are in your final or second-last year of your degree, or a recent graduate and are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or international student who holds full working rights in Australia.

  • Applications close 31st March 2024
  • Contact us at 02 8270 9200 or

ADHD Social Group for Graduates

Tuesday, March 5th, 2024

ADHD Social Catch-Up Group for Graduate Students – Register Your Interest!

Disability Support Services (DSS) is running a Social ‘Catch-up’ Group for graduate students with ADHD.

The first session for the Graduate Social Catch Up is fast approaching on 19th of March 2024.

This group will be an informal social catch up (not therapeutic, counselling or coaching) for graduate students who have a formal diagnosis of ADHD and want to connect with like-minded students.

  • The Graduate Social Catch Up will be run once a month on Tuesday afternoons, 2pm to 3.30pm, at Clayton Campus (CCD Seminar Room, Campus Centre). 

Register Your Interest Today!

  • If this is relevant to you, please register your interest today on the Google Form

*Please feel free to share this amongst any students this would apply to, and you may think would be interested.

Graduate Opportunities for Students

Friday, March 1st, 2024

The Field – 2024/2025 Graduate opportunities for Students

The Field Jobs currently have 2024/2025 graduate programs being advertised, posted by employers actively seeking students with disability, mental ill-health and/or chronic health conditions to apply for their roles.

As an accessible job site specifically focused on disability inclusion, The Field would love for you to consider the opportunities below.


Roles available: Regional Project Delivery Officer and Project Officer Asset Delivery (Graduate Engineers)

  • Required qualifications: Engineering degree (preferably Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, or similar, Bachelor level or above)
  • Locations: Warragamba Dam or Parramatta, NSW
  • Salary: $92,081 – $101,291 base + super
  • Close date: March 3rd, 2024


Roles available: Various roles available across Energy, Industrial, Transport, Buildings, Land Infrastructure, Water, and Advisory

  • Required qualifications: Engineering, Architecture, Project/Construction Management, Science, Economics, Business, Law, Sustainability, Arts, Journalism, Communication, Social Science or related double degree
  • Locations: Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide
  • Salary: Depends on role taken
  • Close date: March 21st, 2024

Productivity Commission

Roles available: Graduate Research Economists and Graduate Policy Analysts

  • Required qualifications: Economics, Commerce, Mathematics, Statists, Public Policy, Law, Social Sciences, Indigenous Studies, Environmental Science, or other relevant qualifications.
  • Locations: Canberra and Melbourne
  • Salary: $77,318 plus 15.4% superannuation
  • Close date: April 7th, 2024

Focus Groups – You’re Invited!

Friday, March 1st, 2024

Disability Project Group Focus Groups for Students

The University’s Disability Project Group is leading the development of a Disability, Accessibility and Inclusion Action Plan to create a more inclusive student experience for those with disabilities.

As part of the consultation process, a series of focus groups are being held to gather the perspectives of students on disability, accessibility and inclusion at Monash.

There are open sessions for all students, and closed sessions specifically for students with disabilities.

We Want Your Feedback!

As a thank you for your time, participants will receive a $45 Giftpay gift card.

For more information, contact