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Facilities for graduate students

Peninsula Library graduate student room

The Peninsula Library’s graduate student room is situated on Level 2 and accessible via a PIN.  Students are required to register for the room at the Information Desk.

Facilities include:

  • computer workstations
  • lockers
  • kitchenette

Struan House Graduate Student Lounge

The Struan House Graduate Student Lounge is located in Building S, Peninsula campus. All graduate students and honours students from any Monash campus can use the centre.

Facilities include:

  • computer and printing facilities
  • desktop support
  • wireless network
  • student lounge
  • seminar/meeting room
  • kitchen facilities
  • lockers

As an enrolled graduate student, your student card automatically allows you swipe card access to graduate student spaces on Monash campuses.

MGA Meeting Room

We have one bookable meeting room within the MGA Graduate Lounge at Peninsula for graduate students who want to meet for small group work or study sessions.The room has a large table and seating for at least 8 students, plus a screen with connection cables for group presentations.

The meeting room can be booked using your student Google calendar HERE

Rules

  • Read the instructions on how to use the Google calendar here.
  • Read the MGA Meeting Room Regulations here.
  • Please limit bookings to a maximum 2-hour block.
  • All non-compliant bookings may be removed by MGA without notice.
  • If you have any questions, please email mga@monash.edu.

MGA Advocacy & Academic Support Service

MGA student advocacy and academic support is a free and confidential service for all Monash Graduate students, including students based at Peninsula. We can provide guidance and advice on any issue relating to your study.

MGA advocates are available for free and confidential consultations via Zoom, phone or email.

Get in touch with an MGA advocate:

Contact form: Click here

Email: Click here

MGA Advocacy web page: Click here

MGA social group for HDR students

Join us every fortnight on Thursdays to connect with your fellow HDR (PhD & Masters by Research) grad students on Peninsula campus. With a free light lunch on us!

Fortnightly on Thursdays

Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Venue: Upper Deck Cafe, Peninsula Campus

  • Find out the dates and book your spot HERE.

Library

The Peninsula Library is located in Building L of the Peninsula campus.

The Library offers workshops on a wide range of topics as well as drop-in sessions.

The Library has subject specialist librarians who offer expert advice on finding and using information resources. When you need help with general study, assessment or academic writing, or academic English, book in a 1:1 consultation with Student Academic Success (SAS).

Inter-campus shuttle bus

Regular, free shuttle buses (with free wi-fi) link the Peninsula campus with the Clayton campus, and the Peninsula campus to Frankston Railway Station. Just show your valid Monash student or staff card to use the service, which also accepts children, aged under four. You board on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. Buses fill quickly at busy times, so don’t be late if you want a seat.

View shuttle bus times here. A trip on this single-bus service between Peninsula and Clayton takes 30–50 minutes, depending on traffic. From the Clayton Bus Loop, board at Bay G and from Peninsula, board at the George Jenkins Theatre.

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The MGA team

Got a question or request about anything at all? Get in contact with one of our staff members – we’d love to hear from you. Alternatively, drop by the MGA office at Clayton or Caulfield so we can help!

Meet your current elected representatives

Curious to know who’s representing you at the moment? Get to know your elected representatives, what they do and how you can get involved.

Work for the MGA

The MGA employs Monash graduate students to fill the receptionist roles at the Clayton and Caulfield offices. When a vacancy arises we advertise the position through our email newsletter and on our website.

The Monash Graduate Association (MGA) is the representative body for all graduate research and coursework students enrolled at Monash University. So, what sets us apart from the University services? The MGA is an independent, not-for-profit association governed by graduate students, for graduate students. Our primary aim is to be there for you! If you can’t find what you are looking for, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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