Established in 1958, Monash University is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities. With just over 63,000 students enrolled at the university across their various campuses worldwide, Monash is the largest university in Australia.
Located in the surrounding area of Melbourne, Monash University has five Australian campuses, many being in the suburbs of the city and the furthest is 40km south. As well as the Australian campuses Monash also have a campus in Malaysia, a joint graduate school in China, a learning centre in Italy, and a research centre in India. Monash University courses are also delivered at other locations, including at Monash South Africa.
Within the Australian campuses, Monash has a Museum of Art as well as a gallery. There are many clubs & societies available to students, with over 100 non-sporting clubs on the main Clayton campus alone.
Melbourne is a vibrant city that contains laneways and arcades full of bars, restaurants and shops. As well as a multitude of music venues, there are annual arts and comedy festivals.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
City Population: 4.1 million
University Population: 63,000
Climate: Warm, hot summers and cold winters. Because of Melbourne's geographical location, the weather can be quite changeable.
Nearest airport: Melbourne airport
University Website: www.monash.edu.au
International Office: http://www.monash.edu.au/study/international/
Why choose Monash?
- Monash is home to over 120 research centres and institutes
- Monash's sporting teams compete in a range of local and national competitions. Facilities at Monash are often used by a range of professional sporting teams
- Monash has a long list of alumni who have become prominent in a wide range of areas including Bill Shorten, leader of the opposition; scientist Tim Flannery; and singer Vance Joy