Monash VR Science Precinct Tour

Got friends who are interested in studying science at Monash?

Take them on a 360 degree VR tour of the amazing environment that is the Monash Science Precinct, from wherever they are.

The Science Precinct consists of 5 different areas; Maths, Chemistry, Biological & Environmental Sciences and our dedicated STEM library, the Hargrave Andrew Library.

 

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Science-y web comics

Ah it’s week 5 of semester: assignments, quizzes, mid-semester tests looming on the horizon. On one hand, we can strap down and get cracking. On the other hand, we can totally spend a few hours browsing our favourite sciencey, nerdy, geeky web-comics to lighten our spirits.

Yeah, I like that second option.

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IPAD MINI GIVEAWAY for new 2017 subscribers!

Love your science friends & love us?

The Scapegoat is a student-run publication to help new and current students make the most of science at Monash by delivering relevant and reliable information about the latest events and opportunities on campus as well as fun science stories and all manner of student submitted content. We take the form of a weekly e-newsletter as well as keep a blog.

We’re having a iPad Mini 2 Giveaway for our new subscribers (those who subscribed from 1 January 2017). Let your science friends know!

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‘Career Goat’ – Careers Month

Hi All,

I would like to extend a warm welcome to all our new and returning students. I hope that you are starting to settle in and get into the swing of uni life.

As the Careers Education Consultant (Science) I would like to draw your attention to all the workshops and seminars that are available to help you on your career journey.

This month is ‘Careers Month’.

This is a month of career events, seminars, workshops, panels, forums and more!

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First years: Join us in the Science Peer Mentoring Program!

Are you a first year Science student and wanting to:

✅ make new friends and other like-minded people in a social setting;

✅ learn tips and tricks from senior Science students: everything from how to survive first year, where the best coffee on campus is, to support for any other aspects of the Monash student life;

✅ enjoy fun, and free food for the first six weeks of Semester 1?

Then join the Science Peer Mentoring Program! This is the 6th year of the program and we’ve had hundreds of students join us for 6-weeks of fun in a supportive environment.

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Welcome back to 2017

Here’s to another new year with The Scapegoat!

Thank you to our readers and subscribers who have stuck with us throughout thick and thin in 2016, and the Scapegoat team here hope that we can put up more interesting and relevant content for your enjoyment.

With the new academic year starting in late February, we’ll be saying hello to our new Monash University Science students soon 🙂 With it comes an influx of excitement, amazing events and oftentimes free food on campus! Until then, though, the team will be recovering from the summer holiday honeymoon phases and we’ll slowly kick back into gear closer to Orientation 2017.

Keep a look out!

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The Power Couple: Juno and Jupiter

Written by Jenny

Space News

Juno, sister and also wife of chief god Jupiter, has reached her husband/brother. Well, not really the goddess but NASA’s spacecraft, Juno, has reached the gas giant after a five year journey through our solar system and is currently in orbit. NASA has a series of short clips with Bill Nye explaining the journey of Juno, why Jupiter is such a fascinating planet and the challenges Juno had to face.

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Jenny’s experience: Access Monash Mentoring Program

Do you enjoy aspiring high school students to achieve their dreams?

Written by Jenny Truong.

Hi! I am Jenny. I’m a 3rd year science and commerce student and I have been an Access Monash Mentor for the past 2 years.

I became an Access Monash Mentor (AMM) because I wanted to share my knowledge about high school and Monash with students from under-represented communities to help them find their passion. With Access Monash, we get the opportunity to work one-on-one with Year 11 and 12 students at schools in the Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Mornington and Gippsland areas, where not many students end up going to university. Many of these students are the first students in their family to even consider going to university, so it feels quite rewarding to aspire them to go on to higher education after finishing high school.

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