Advice & Advocacy: Tip of the week


HDR Update

The MGA advocates have got some sound advice and new updates for HDR students at Monash.


Fee extensions: what you need to know

Do you have money worries? Please know you are not alone. If you are struggling to pay your fees, contact an MGA advocate for advice about how to organise a payment plan.

So you want to defer an exam?

Harvey thought he could apply for a deferred exam because he missed the alarm and slept in. Find out what happened next.


Concerned about academic progress?

Our advocates offer advice about the exam-viewing process and academic progress. Contact an MGA advocate if you need advice.


MGA Financial Placement Support

The MGA Advocacy service is offering $250 to graduate students who need financial support for their placements.


Updates from the MGA Coursework Online Forum

Find out how the MGA is following up on graduate coursework student concerns and questions raised at our online forum in September.


Warning about receiving the wrong advice

A warning from the MGA advocates about receiving bad advice from external organisations.


Updates from the MGA HDR Online Forum

Find out how the MGA is following up on HDR student concerns and questions raised at our online forum in August.

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Student visas and intermission

Advice from MGA advocates about student visas during the pandemic.

Special Consideration

Find out how to get a legitimate medical certificate for special consideration.

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Exam Advice

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 Exams start on Monday, 4 November and end on Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Some…
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Assignments Galore!

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 Assignment deadlines are just around the corner and it’s a great time to remind…
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Like a marriage, you’ll have to work on it!

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 A good student-supervisor relationship is absolutely critical to a positive and rewarding research experience.…
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When you’re an artist enrolled in accounting and the struggle is real.

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 You may be struggling and heading towards an epic fail, and sometimes (not often)…