Postgraduate orientation

The MPA run postgraduate-specific orientation events at the beginning of each semester at a number of campuses

Semester 1, 2015

Caulfield postgraduate orientation

Members of the Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) and senior student volunteers will welcome you and introduce you to services including advocacy, events and seminars for postgraduates. A campus tour concentrating specifically on postgraduate spaces around campus will be conducted. New postgrads should register for the morning or the afternoon session.

Wednesday 25 February - morning session 9:30am-12:30pm Book or afternoon session 1:30-4:30pm Book

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Clayton postgraduate orientation

Members of the Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) and student volunteers will welcome you to postgraduate life at Monash University. We will introduce you to our services including advocacy, events and seminars for postgraduates. You'll also meet our postgraduate committee and learn about how we can support you through your degree. A campus tour focused specifically on postgraduate spaces around Clayton will be conducted. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday 24 February, 9:30am-1:30pm Book

Clayton postgraduate orientation - catch-up session

This short orientation session is provided as a catch-up for students unable to attend the MPA Orientation in O-week. Members of the Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) and student volunteers will welcome you to postgraduate life at Monash University. We will introduce you to our services including advocacy, events and seminars for postgraduates. You'll also meet our postgraduate committee and learn about how we can support you through your degree. A campus tour focused specifically on postgraduate spaces around Clayton will be conducted. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday 10 March, 11:00am-1:30pm Book

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Online orientation

If you've missed our postgraduate orientation events, or you are studying as a Distance Education postgraduate, you can visit our "orientation online" pages:-

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International research postgrads

Student advisers from Health and Wellbeing run compulsory orientation sessions for newly arriving International research students. The International Student Essential Information sessions cover topics such as accommodation and living in Melbourne, Australian culture, health cover, tax matters and more. Click here for details.

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Orientation volunteers

A much appreciated and vital part of our orientation sessions are the current students who volunteer to show their new peers around campus.

If you're interested in volunteering please email Rosy Waldron (for Caulfield) or Rhian Adlam (for Clayton) to express your interest.

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Postgraduate orientation

Slideshows from Semester 1, 2014 postgraduate orientation

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