Social

Throughout the year the MGA organises on-campus and online social events, free lunches and activities for graduate students. Most events are free of charge but where there is a fee, the MGA subsidises the cost for Monash graduate students. Browse through our calendar of upcoming events and mark your diaries!

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To ensure the health and safety of all staff, volunteers and participants, physical distancing, regular hand sanitisation and QR code check-in and/or event registration are required for all on-campus events. You must always carry a face mask with you when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to. It is strongly recommended you wear a face mask whenever you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home and do not attend any on-campus events.

Upcoming events:

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R U OK? Day – MGA x Happy Melon

Reach out and ask someone R U OK? Mental health is important and the MGA is here to support you with a free ONE WEEK Happy Melon subscription

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MGA Virtual Thesis Bootcamp | 25 – 28 October

Jumpstart your writing at the MGA’s Virtual Thesis Bootcamp in October. It’s free to 40 lucky applicants and we’ll provide everything needed to get motivated and stay motivated!

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MGA on Discord

The MGA has built a Discord server, so jump on and join our community of grad students for study support and fun times!

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OPTION ONE: MGA x Farmers Pick Produce Boxes | Opens 22 September

The MGA has engaged Farmers Pick to send out free produce boxes to graduate students. We have 150 boxes to give away, so sign up quickly!

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OPTION TWO: MGA x Naked Foods Snack Box | Opens 22 September

The MGA has engaged Naked Foods to send out free snack boxes to graduate students. We have 150 boxes to give away, so sign up quickly!

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R U OK? Day – MGA x I Am Mindful

Reach out and ask someone R U OK? Mental health is important and the MGA is here to support you with a free I Am Mindful kit and workshop.

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MGA Instagram LIVE: Game Show and Mystery Prizes | Every Friday at 3:00pm

The MGA is running a live game show on Instagram every Friday at 3:00pm. Join us for fun trivia games and your chance to win mystery prizes.

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Instagram LIVE: Virtual Wine Down Wednesdays

Humpday in lockdown is no fun… but what if you could pour a nice drink and listen to live music?

Jump on MGA Instagram at 6:00pm and do just that at our regular Wine Down Wednesdays on Insta Live.

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MGA Virtual Campfire | Fortnightly on Thursdays

Gather around the virtual campfire with the MGA to share stories about the experience of being a graduate student. This virtual event takes place fortnightly on Thursdays.

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Crafternoon Online | 23 September

Need to get creative and inspired in lockdown? Join us for a relaxing virtual crafternoon of pottery.

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MGA Virtual Hangout | Monthly on Wednesdays

Make connections with current and new Monash graduate students on Zoom wherever you happen to be.

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HDR Orientation | 30 September

Join one of our free orientation sessions for newly enrolled HDR students at Monash and find out everything you need to know to thrive and succeed in your research studies.

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HDR Social Evening | Clayton

Join our regular social night for HDR (PhD & Masters by Research) grad students on Clayton. First drinks and snacks are on us!

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HDR Social Lunch | Peninsula

Connect with your fellow HDR (PhD & Masters by Research) grad students on Peninsula. Come and claim your $8.00 voucher towards lunch!

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Hudson & MMC Coffee Social | Fortnightly

Join our regular social gatherings for graduate students at Hudson and MMC to connect, compare notes and network.

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AMREP Social | For graduate students based at the Alfred Hospital

Connect with your fellow HDR (PhD & Masters by Research) grad students at AMREP.

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