Apply for Study Melbourne LIVE Projects!

Study Melbourne LIVE is an opportunity for international students to work on real world problems through the Victorian Government, a NGO or private enterprise developing practical and hands-on experience in the workplace. You will develop your marketable skills, and build an international professional network to help kickstart your future career.

The program operates around a team focus. In teams of five or six other international students, you will be tasked with creating a solution within organisations that value new perspectives and creative thinking such as Victoria Police.

The program will conclude with your team giving a boardroom presentation, giving feedback on your proposed ideas.

For those interested, information sessions will be available on the 22nd of August in H3 from 12pm to 1pm and again on Thursday at 1pm to 2pm n S230. Interested applicants must submit a resume and online application from the 23rd of August.

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Donuts at the PostGrad PopUp

Interested in further study, but you’re not sure what your options are? Want to hear about these options, and get a free donut? Come to the PostGrad PopUp on the 30th of August, 1:30pm to 3pm in the Science Student Lounge!

The Faculty of Science in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Information Technology have produced a Postgraduate Pop Up Stand, giving students a chance to get a feel for what their future studies might entail and whether further study is right for you. Speak to staff about developing specialist knowledge and what that can mean for you in your future career.

No need to register, come and enjoy!

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Come and Hear about Honours in Science

Get a chance to speak to current Honours coordinators and students on Thursday, the 16th of August, at the Honours in Science Information Session.

Honours offers the unique opportunity for students to stretch their legs with a research project of their own design. For those pursuing higher study, Honours gives a chance to develop yourself for a research background. It will give you an excellent foundation for further academic pursuits. Similarly, Honours gives students an employability edge as it serves to further their communication, project management and problem-solving skills.

Honours research projects are available for all Science majors.

To register your attendance, click on 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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