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Graduate student facilities

A graduate student common room is located in Room G24, ground floor, Scott Building.

Facilities include:

  • Kitchenette – hot water boiler, tea & coffee, microwave, sandwich press, fridge and freezer
  • TV
  • subscriptions to Time magazine, New Scientist and The Age
  • phone

Graduate student notice board

There is a graduate student notice board in the foyer of the Scott building. Scholarship information and job opportunities are often posted here.

C L Butchers Pharmacy Library

The CL Butchers Pharmacy Library is located Manning building, Parkville 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. Learning skills advisers from Monash Study Support can provide assistance with referencing and citation styles and academic writing skills.

MGA advocacy service

MGA advocate Ms. Sarah Murphy is available to graduate students based at Parkville for confidential consultations via Zoom, phone or email.

To make an appointment, please email MGA-advocacy@monash.edu

  • Find out more about the MGA advocacy and academic support service on our website HERE.

Parkville Postgraduate Association (PPA)

The Parkville Postgraduate Association (PPA) is the representative body for graduate students at Monash University’s Parkville campus. They play a diverse and multi-faceted role in all aspects of academic, cultural and social student life. As well as organising a multitude of social events, they provide a means of representation for graduate students on the Parkville campus.

Contact Us

Graduate student common room

As a graduate student, you are able to access the PPA room (student ID card required). If you can’t get access, either email Elizabeth Stock or see Michael in security. In the PPA room we have range of facilities you can use:

Facilities include:

  • Couches and table area
  • Kitchenette – hot water boiler, tea & coffee, microwave, sandwich press, fridge and freezer
  • TV & DVD player
  • Speaker dock for iPhone and iPod
  • Plugs
  • Arcade table with hundreds classic Arcade games
  • subscriptions to Time magazine and New Scientist
  • phone

PPA peer mentor program

Parkville Postgraduate Association (PPA) has launched a mentoring program between graduate students and researchers in the faculty. The program aims to establish a support system within the faculty and provide opportunities for researchers to share their knowledge and experience with next generation scientists.

For academics and later stage PhD students, this is your chance to be Yoda – Mentor Application

For Honours and ALL PhD students, this is your chance to be Luke – Mentee Application

Later stage PhD students, you are in the unique position of Obi-Wan Kenobi. You can apply to be a mentor to the new cohort of PhD students or be mentored by an academic!

We have something exciting in store for participants of the PPA mentor program. Not only you will gain a mentor or mentee, but you will also gain access to a round table group mentoring session with prominent seniors academics.

We are looking for outstanding individuals that will be mentors and mentees. You are welcome to apply anytime throughout the year using the google forms above. Every two months, PPA will pairing applicants received during that period. The applications for first pairing round close at the end of August! Join the community and apply to the program today.

Get in touch with the Education Officer from PPA for further information.

PPA Fitness

Stay tuned for a a new fitness initiative for Parkville graduate students to be rolled out in the next few months. New ‘take home’ gym sets will be available for students to borrow. These sets will include items like kettle bells, yoga mats and skipping ropes.

2021 Parkville Postgraduate Association Committee

President
Sadia Alvi
sadia.alvi@monash.edu

Vice President
Narges Mahdavian
narges.mahdavian@monash.edu

Treasurer
Grace Chin
grace.chin@monash.edu

Secretary
Rekha
rekha.shandremugan@monash.edu

Education/Careers Officer
John Azietaku
john.azietaku@monash.edu

Education/Careers Officer
Narges Mahdavian
narges.mahdavian@monash.edu

Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion
Abhipree Sharma
abhipree.sharma@monash.edu

Marketing/Communications
Kathy Wei
yingkai.wei@monash.edu

Sports Officer
Anna Nguyen
anna.nguyen3@monash.edu

Social Events
Grace Chin
grace.chin@monash.edu

Social Events
Nimna Perera
Nimna.Perera@monash.edu

MGA Representative
David Nash
david.nash@monash.edu

Honours Representative
Yinghan (winnie) She
yshe0029@student.monash.edu

First-year Representative
Annabel Manoleras
annabel.manoleras@monash.edu

Interns Representative
Desiree Santos
dsan0005@student.monash.edu

General Committee Member
Arianna Oddo
Arianna.Oddo@monash.edu

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