Food Assistance Program for Off-Campus & Distance Education Students

Can’t access our on-campus welfare offerings? We have $20 Coles vouchers to give to 75 off-campus and distance education Monash graduate students.

We are offering $20 Coles vouchers to graduate students who haven’t been able to access our on-campus welfare initiatives such as free lunches, community markets and pop-up grocers.

Names of graduate students who register their interest will be drawn by a random lottery system on Thursday, 7 September 2023. Only one voucher per student is on offer and vouchers will be distributed via email.

  • Applications will remain open until Wednesday, 6 September 2023.
  • Vouchers will be allocated from Friday, 8 September 2023 onwards.
  • Before applying, please read the information below about the criteria and eligibility.
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  • Must be a current Monash graduate student (PhD, Masters, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate).
  • Must be currently residing in Australia.
  • Must be enrolled by distance education or based at any off-campus location because of the graduate degree you are studying.
  • Examples of off-campus locations include the Law Chambers, the Alfred Precinct, School of Public Health St Kilda Road, Monash Medical Centre, Box Hill Hospital, Moe School of Rural Health, Notting Hill, Bendigo, Southbank – Department of Forensic Medicine and Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute.

Valid evidence of off-campus enrolment includes:

All applicants for the voucher must upload valid evidence that they are enrolled at an off-campus location or enrolled by distance education:

  • Screenshot/PDF of your enrolment on WES – image/document must show campus, course and student name. For example, if you are based at the Law Chambers, you could submit the relevant section of your enrolment on WES which shows your name and “Campus: MEL-LAWCHM”.
  • Photo/scan of your medical institution ID.
  • A letter from your supervisor stating you are based at an off-campus location because of your degree.

Your Monash student ID (M PASS) does not serve as valid evidence of campus enrolment. 

Terms and conditions

  • Only one voucher per student is allowed.
  • The following graduate students are not eligible to apply:
    • Graduate students based on Clayton, Caulfield, Peninsula or Parkville campus.
    • Graduate students based at international campuses.
  • The Coles voucher is only valid within Australia and this offer is not transferable or redeemable for cash.