Why choose Monash?
Supporting you from day one
For students starting in 2021, Monash has changed and updated entry requirements to allow flexibility for students impacted by school or university completions in 2020. From financial aid to pastoral care, academic support, physical and mental health support, you will be given the tools to succeed and thrive from the day you start your studies.
With more than 170 undergraduate and over 80 postgraduate degrees, Monash offers students the chance to study almost anything, across our 10 faculties and five campuses.
A quality education
Ranked in the top 60 universities worldwide, and with more than 25 areas of study ranked in the global top 50 in 2020, including the top teaching programme in the world for pharmacy, plus #1 programmes in Australia in education, engineering and technology, Monash guarantees you a world class education.
Our students are among the best in Australia and in the world, and we are ranked number 1 for graduate employment in Australia.
Ranked the most liveable city in the world for seven years running*, and the third best city in the world for student life, Melbourne offers a thriving, multicultural base for study. It has a fantastic quality of life, a lively arts scene, great cultural diversity and a deep love of sport.
*EIU World's Most Liveable Cities Index 2011-2018
You will have access to some of the only paid internship opportunities in Australia, with the largest and most innovative companies in the world, through our Industry Based Learning programme.
The global village
Monash is more than a place to study. It offers you the chance to join a community that supports academic achievement, personal growth and the development of lasting friendships. Orientation Week welcomes all new students and connects them via a network of 150 clubs and societies, student associations and a host of support services including a campus centre, prayer rooms, learning support, and health and disability services. To make your transition as easy as possible, Monash Residential Services is a dedicated support unit that can help you to find suitable accommodation, whether it is temporary, on-campus in one of our 3,000 beds, or off-campus.
Getting out of the classroom
Monash offers all students the chance to get work experience while they study. You can access internships in the Faculties of Arts; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Information Technology (IT); and Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (MNHS). Opportunities exist in all sorts and sizes of organisations, in the retail, commercial, consulting, industrial, government and not for profit sectors and in small, medium and large entities. For example, Business and Economics partnerships include L’Oreal, Adidas, Deloitte, GM Holden, Mondelez, PWC and EY. Use these opportunities to add to your CV, and gain workplace skills and experience in a new country.
Scholarships and bursaries at Monash
Monash offers generous study grants to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students, for which students applying via Study Options are automatically eligible.