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Peninsula Events | July

Welcome to our curated list of exciting events at our Peninsula campus for the month of July!

If you have any questions about events held at our Peninsula campus, please contact Valentinna ( 


Welcome to the MOTPrac Year 1 Orientation Lunch!

Join us for a warm and welcoming start to your Masters of Occupational Therapy journey at the MOTPrac Year 1 Orientation Welcome Lunch! This is a fantastic opportunity to meet your fellow students, connect with faculty, and get to know the MGA team.

Event Highlights:

  • Delicious lunch: enjoy a complimentary lunch provided by the MGA
  • Short presentation: gain valuable insights and essential information to kickstart your studies
  • Exclusive merchandise: receive special MGA merchandise as a welcome gift

Don't miss out on this chance to build connections and start your semester with a smile. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, contact Welcome to the MOTPrac family!

Date: Tuesday, 9 July

Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Venue: The Seahorse Tavern (Building U), Peninsula Campus


MGA Orientation Hub @ Peninsula campus

Are you a new or returning graduate student based at our Peninsula campus? Come visit us at our Orientation Hub! Meet the team from the Monash Graduate Association, learn more about our services, enter some of our competitions to win prizes and collect your very own ‘swag bag’ plus a welcome gift.

Date: Thursday, 18 July

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Venue: The Seahorse Tavern (Building U), Peninsula campus

For more Orientation fun and events, check out MGA's Orientation Program here.


HDR Lunch Social

Are you a PhD or Masters by Research student at Monash? That means you are an "HDR Student" and you should definitely join one of our regular social gatherings that are just for you and your kind!

These socials are a great opportunity to meet people going through the same research journey as you, exchange ideas and network with students from all different faculties and disciplines.

Your lunch will be subsidised by the MGA.

Date: Thursday, 11 July & 25 July

Time: 12:00 to 1:00pm

Venue: Upper Deck Cafe, Building U, Peninsula Campus


Winter Warmer Soup Kitchen

Join us at the cozy Upper Deck Cafe for a comforting bowl of our soup of the day: Organic Pumpkin Soup. This velvety, golden soup is perfectly seasoned and topped with a dollop of creamy sour cream. Paired with a slice of crispy, buttery garlic bread, it's the perfect combo to warm your stomach and your spirits!

This is a Grab and Go event but you are welcome to take a seat and savour the taste of comfort. Don't miss this chance to enjoy great food and great company in the heart of Peninsula Campus!

FREE for graduate students

Date: Tuesday, 23 July

Time: 11:30 to 1:30pm

Venue: Upper Deck Cafe, Building U, Peninsula Campus


MONSU x MGA Welcome Winter Carnival

Start Semester 2 by joining us for a Welcome Winter Carnival on the Library Lawn! In collaboration with MONSU for their Winter Carnival, MGA will be taking out the ice-cream cart on the Library Lawn and handing out FREE ice-cream to students. Don't miss out on the carnival games, popcorn, fairy floss, hot dogs, staff, freebies and general good time vibes.

Date: Thursday, 25 July

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Venue: Library Lawn, Peninsula Campus


MONSU x MGA Paris Olympics Peninsula (P.O.P)

Olympics fever is coming to Peninsula! In collaboration with MONSU, MGA will be taking out the ice-cream cart and handing out FREE ice-cream to students, to refresh our athletes and to congratulate them for participating in this year's Winter Olympics. Come on down to swing, roll and eat your way to victory?!

Date: Monday, 29 July & Friday, 2 August

Venue: Monash Peninsula Activity & Recreation Centre, Peninsula Campus

This is a multi-day event, please check out MONSU's What's On page here. To join the fun, register here!





MGA Health and Wellbeing Guidelines for Events 

  • Attend only when well: If you are feeling unwell or exhibiting flu-like symptoms, we kindly ask that you do not attend the event. 
  • Practice good hygiene: Please maintain good hygiene practices. This includes regular hand washing or using the hand sanitizer which will be readily available at the venue.
  • Mask availability: Masks will be available for attendees who request them.


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