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Monash Abroad Monash University www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C

Monash Abroad Monash University www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C

Welcome to Melbourne is a vibrant and friendly city with a passionate spirit and

Welcome to Melbourne is a vibrant and friendly city with a passionate spirit and a youthful culture. It is the top city in Australia for fashion, nightlife, music, comedy, eating out, sports and cultural events. And everyone knows what a great country Australia is! “Multi-cultured, multi-layered, marvellously arty Melbourne” “Melbourne is cosmopolitan, suburban, cultivated, conservative and a haven for the avant-garde. Visitors come for its shopping, restaurants, nightlife and sporting calendar, and most agree that it's one of the world's most liveable cities. ” Lonely Planet - Melbourne - Fast Facts www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 2

Living in Melbourne Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne boasts great festivals and shopping, a passion

Living in Melbourne Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne boasts great festivals and shopping, a passion for food and wine, and fabulous arts. Outside Melbourne, you’ll find a host of regional attractions, from the Little Fairy Penguins to the spectacular Great Ocean Road. The people are friendly and ‘down to earth’. On the weekends or during breaks you can learn to surf, visit many wineries, see the koalas and kangaroos, go hiking or shop, shop! www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 3

Where is Monash University? We are here www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No.

Where is Monash University? We are here www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 4

Facts about Monash § Ranked one of Australia’s top universities § Established in 1961

Facts about Monash § Ranked one of Australia’s top universities § Established in 1961 § Australia’s largest university (approx. 50, 000 students) § 8 campuses § 10 faculties § Youngest members of the prestigious Group of Eight www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 5

Monash Achievements Ranked 200 universities in 29 countries. Ranked Monash in the top 40

Monash Achievements Ranked 200 universities in 29 countries. Ranked Monash in the top 40 (#33) in the world and top 10 (#7) in Asia. Times Higher Education Supplement 2004 Ranked in the top 20 engineering and IT and top 50 science universities in the world 5 stars for: prestige, research grants, student demand, non-government earnings, and international students. Good Universities Guide Awarded $26 million in grants in 2005 – higher than any other university. and Medical Research Council National Health Ranked Monash in the top 40 for Asia Pacific universities and top 300 in universities worldwide. Shanghai Jiao Tong Rankings www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 6

Campuses Victoria § Berwick (40 km from city center) § Caulfield (10 km from

Campuses Victoria § Berwick (40 km from city center) § Caulfield (10 km from city center) § Clayton (largest, 20 km from city center) § Gippsland (rural Victoria) § Parkville (not available for study abroad) § Peninsula (Frankston, 40 km from city center) International § Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) § South Africa (Johannesburg) § Teaching centres in Italy and U. K. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 7

Clayton Campus Clayton campus is the largest of the university's 8 campuses (4, 050

Clayton Campus Clayton campus is the largest of the university's 8 campuses (4, 050 staff and 23, 500 enrolled students). The campus offers a rich array of sporting, cultural, and educational events and facilities, and has a proud record of achievement in fostering collaborative research projects. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 8

Clayton Campus § Large modern gymnasium & 5 playing fields § Squash, basketball and

Clayton Campus § Large modern gymnasium & 5 playing fields § Squash, basketball and volleyball courts § International quality, water based, synthetic hockey field, and 12 outdoor tennis courts § 3 heated indoor swimming pools § Bookshops & Specialty Shops § 3 Libraries § Theatres and a Concert Hall § Art Museum § Science Centre § Restaurants, cafes, and bars www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 9

Course / Faculty of Art and Design § Covers fine arts, design, multimedia, interior

Course / Faculty of Art and Design § Covers fine arts, design, multimedia, interior architecture, visual communication and industrial design. Faculty of Arts § Over 79 different disciplines including many Languages, Politics, Performing Arts, Behavioural Sciences & History. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 10

Course / Faculty of Business and Economics § Accounting and Finance § Business Law

Course / Faculty of Business and Economics § Accounting and Finance § Business Law and Taxation § Econometrics and Business Statistics § Economics, Management & Marketing Faculty of Education § Early childhood education, primary education, secondary education, sport and outdoor education www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 11

Course / Faculty of Engineering Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Computer Systems, Industrial and Management,

Course / Faculty of Engineering Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Computer Systems, Industrial and Management, Materials, Mechanical, Mechatronics § Specialist areas – Aerospace, Environmental, Computer Systems, Civil and Environmental, Telecommunications Faculty of Information Technology § First IT faculty in Australia § Course covers from highly technical to creative aspects of the discipline www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 12

Course / Faculty of Law § Evidence and Lawyers, ethics & society § Corporations

Course / Faculty of Law § Evidence and Lawyers, ethics & society § Corporations law § Equity and Trusts § Civil procedure Faculty of Science § 47 areas of study § Specialist courses in Environmental Science and Biotechnology www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 13

Course / Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences* § Medicine/Surgery, Behavioural Neuroscience, Biomedical

Course / Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences* § Medicine/Surgery, Behavioural Neuroscience, Biomedical Science, Paramedic Studies, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Radiography and Medical Imaging, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Health Science / Social Work * Exchange not available for Medicine but some Bio Med units available and units in Health science and social work. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 14

Academic § The academic year runs from the end of February to the beginning

Academic § The academic year runs from the end of February to the beginning of November and is split into 2 semesters, each with a mid-semester break: • Semester 1: February to June • Semester 2: July to November § A normal full time load per semester at Monash is 24 credit points which is 4 courses. Each semester has 13 weeks of classes followed by a 4 week exam period. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 15

Academic § Assessment varies for each course but may be made up of written

Academic § Assessment varies for each course but may be made up of written assignments (or tests) throughout the semester and an exam at the end of the semester. § Each course has approximately 3 – 4 contact hours per week. Most courses will consist of a 1 hour lecture and 2 – 3 hours of tutorials or a 2 hour lecture and a 2 hour tutorial. § Lectures consist of a large number of students (up to 300), then students are split into smaller, more personalised tutorial groups. § Academic support services are available for students who may need academic guidance. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 16

Monash Abroad Your international advantage… www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C

Monash Abroad Your international advantage… www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 17

Why Study Overseas? § Opportunities for international experience and engagement, which enriches and contributes

Why Study Overseas? § Opportunities for international experience and engagement, which enriches and contributes directly to your degree. “…employers … found that candidates with international study experience possessed a wide range of skills desirable in their employees: these included, among others, cross-cultural communication skills, leadership, maturity, independence, and cultural awareness”. Martin Tillman, International Educator Jul- Aug 2005 p 4 “ …the marketplace demands increased adaptability, cross-cultural sensitivity, political awareness, and intellectual flexibility”. Martin Tillman, International Educator Jul-Aug 2005 p 5 www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 18

More Benefits § § § § Gain academically Develop personally Prepare for the global

More Benefits § § § § Gain academically Develop personally Prepare for the global employment market Travel Have fun Make new friends Try new things www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 19

Who can participate? § Primarily an Undergraduate program § Graduates welcome although dependant on:

Who can participate? § Primarily an Undergraduate program § Graduates welcome although dependant on: - Accessibility to graduate programs at Monash University - Student eligibility - Course requirements www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 20

A taste of Australia To enhance your experience of Australian culture try: AUS 1060

A taste of Australia To enhance your experience of Australian culture try: AUS 1060 - Contemporary Australia This course will introduce you to major social, political, cultural & environmental issues shaping Australia today. Includes: § Fieldtrip to Australian Outback § Aboriginal Heritage Walking Tour § AFL Footy Match § Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour Regardless of your area of study, if your home university will approve credit transfer you can enrol in this course. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 21

Eligibility for an Exchange Program § Completion of 1 year or more of tertiary

Eligibility for an Exchange Program § Completion of 1 year or more of tertiary studies at an accredited degree-granting institution of higher education. § A minimum GPA of 3. 0. Applications are assessed on academic merit. § Required to take a full time load of 24 credit points, on-campus at Monash. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 22

Monash Abroad provides: § § § § § Assistance with registration &enrolment Assistance with

Monash Abroad provides: § § § § § Assistance with registration &enrolment Assistance with on-campus accommodation Airport reception Specialised Orientation Social activities and excursions Full access to most services (same as local student) Exchange Club membership Official transcript Emergency Assistance www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 23

Accommodation On-campus accommodation: . Clayton*. Caulfield. Berwick. Peninsula. Gippsland. Malaysia. South Africa *Guaranteed. Priority

Accommodation On-campus accommodation: . Clayton*. Caulfield. Berwick. Peninsula. Gippsland. Malaysia. South Africa *Guaranteed. Priority at other campuses. Check the following site for on and off campus information: http: //www. mrs. monash. edu. au/ www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 24

How To Apply You must be nominated by your university, therefore, you will need

How To Apply You must be nominated by your university, therefore, you will need to go through your international office. They will also be able to advise if you can apply to come to Monash as an Exchange student or a Study Abroad student. You will be required to complete an application form, available on the Monash Abroad web site or from your International Office. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 25

You will need… § A completed application § 2 academic references § A statement

You will need… § A completed application § 2 academic references § A statement of purpose § 1 passport sized photograph § 1 official academic transcript § An on-campus housing application (optional) Submit all of these documents to the International Office at your home University. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 26

Application deadlines § Nov 15 - To study at Monash in Semester 1, from

Application deadlines § Nov 15 - To study at Monash in Semester 1, from February to June. § April 15 - To study at Monash in Semester 2, from July to November. Please be aware that your International Office will have its own application deadlines. www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 27

More Information and Publications § Monash Abroad: www. monash. edu. au/international/studyabroad § Monash on

More Information and Publications § Monash Abroad: www. monash. edu. au/international/studyabroad § Monash on the Web www. monash. edu. au § More about Victoria www. visitvictoria. com/ www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 28

Snapshots of Australia www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 29

Snapshots of Australia www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 29

Acland St, St Kilda www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 30

Acland St, St Kilda www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 30

Downtown Melbourne www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 31

Downtown Melbourne www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 31

12 (kinda) Apostles www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 32

12 (kinda) Apostles www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 32

Koalas & Kangaroos www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 33

Koalas & Kangaroos www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 33

Fairy Penguins at Phillip Island www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C

Fairy Penguins at Phillip Island www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 34

Scuba Diving www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 35

Scuba Diving www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 35

Surf & Snow www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 36

Surf & Snow www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 36

Surfing www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 37

Surfing www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 37

Wilsons Promontory www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 38

Wilsons Promontory www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 38

Australian Football www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 39

Australian Football www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 39

What is an Australian? (AUS 1060) www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008

What is an Australian? (AUS 1060) www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 40

…. many faces Hope to see you at Monash! www. monash. edu. au CRICOS

…. many faces Hope to see you at Monash! www. monash. edu. au CRICOS Provider No. 00008 C 41