Applications for Non-Residential Colleges Mentors are Open!

Non-residential colleges give students living off-campus with the sense of community and subsequent benefits provided to student’s living on-campus. A critical part of how non-residential colleges to provide this community is through college advisors.

You can become a non-residential college advisor and fulfil this role! The voluntary, one year role assigns you 15 college members to mentor helping to encourage members to take part in college life, outside of academics.

College mentors are given training in Mental Health First Aid and SafeTalk, get the opportunity to work closely with like-minded people supporting student’s needs as well as the chance to network with senior academic staff.

Mentors will be involved in college community through assisting and attending events, contact with members and participate in the relevant training and development opportunities afforded to them.

Interested students performing well academically who can commit to the full 12 months of the program, and have completed 24 points of credit from your Monash degree are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply, follow this link.

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Monash Leipzig Exchange – A Student’s Perspective

Written by Nathan Martens

Most of us at one point or another have had that awful encounter with a ‘friend’ who just returned from a euro trip, having ‘discovered themselves’ and feels the need to reference their travels every two seconds with a pesky anecdote or the classic , “You think this is cold?! You should have seen winter in Rome!”.

A few months ago, I would have dismissed these people the same as the rest of us, silently willing them to shut their traps for fear of internally exploding and letting a snide remark fly.

HOWEVER, I’ve recently had a change of heart thanks to the Monash-Leipzig exchange program. I’ve become ‘that guy’ and I’m not remotely mad about it.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Ancora Imparo Leadership Program

First Year Science Students!

You are invited to apply for the Vice Ancora Imparo Leadership Program 2019!
Build on your self-understanding, strengthen your confidence in your existing abilities, and foster an ethic of service to the community.

The program includes:
– A fully-funded, three-day, off-campus residential
– Eight evening seminars where students participate in exclusive leadership training and gain access to some of Australia’s most influential thinkers
– A stipend of $500.

So, what are you waiting for? Your leadership potential is waiting to be unlocked. Start building the world you’d like to see.

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Empowering You: University Students

This exciting opportunity supports women in STEM University students with their STEM studies and career ambitions through FREE workshops, masterclasses and panel discussions designed to empower women STEM students with the skills, networks and mind-set to develop and achieve their career goals within STEM industries.

Registrations for the July and October are open NOW!

Date: Thursday, 26 July 2018.
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm.
Venue: Clarendon Auditorium, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Clarendon Street.

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Physics Student Scores Runner-Up Spot In National Quantum Games

This article is taken with permission from The Orbit.

Games are a great way to help the public understand abstract principles. Fourth year Bachelor of Science and Engineering student Alexander Tritt did just that and came in runner-up at the 2018 Quantum Games – a nationwide competition hosted by the ARC Centre for Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) to explain the science behind quantum mechanics through computer games.

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