Orientation

The MPA will be holding fantastic events through O Week and O Week Encore (Week 1)! Our events provide new postgraduate students the opportunity to see what the MPA offers and why you should stay connected with the MPA throughout your journey with Monash. Browse through our selection of events below and we look forward to seeing you at one of the upcoming events!

MPA O WEEK EVENTS

The MPA runs numerous activities and events all year round! In 2016, the MPA put on a grand total of 122 events, incorporating everything from subsidised trips, outings, parties, free lunches, short seminars and everything else in between. All new postgraduates are invited to attend the MPA Orientation to learn all about the various trips, events and activities we have lined up for 2017. Read more>>

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MPA Clayton Orientation
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
9:30am to 12:30pm
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MPA Caulfield Orientation
Thursday, 20 July 2017
1:30pm to 4:00pm
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Postgrad Welcome Party
Thursday, 20 July 2017
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Great Ocean Road Trip
Saturday, 22 July 2017
7:00am to 10:00pm
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Speed Mentoring
Thursday, 27 July 2017
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Lake Mountain Snow Play Trip
Saturday, 29 July 2017
7:00am to 10:00pm
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Yarra Trail Cycling Tour
Sunday, 30 July 2017
10:30am to 3:00pm
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Mt Buller Ski Trip
Saturday, 5 August 2017
5:00am to 10:00pm
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Making Good Decisions (Forum)
Tuesday, 8 August 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Excellence Seminar Series
Thursday, 10 August 2017
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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The Escape Room Challenge
Saturday, 12 August 2017
3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Clayton Free Lunch
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Caulfield Free Lunch
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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MORE ABOUT THE MPA

The Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) is the representative body for all research and coursework postgraduates enrolled at Monash University. The MPA provides a range of services to support the specific needs postgraduates, including advocacy, representation, seminars, overnight/ day trips and social events. The MPA also offers postgraduate specific spaces and facilities, such as the study booths, meeting rooms and lockers for daily use. Read more >>

Mentorship Program

Get involved with the MPAEC

Each year up to 15 postgraduates are elected to form the MPA Executive Committee (MPAEC). Are you interested to represent the postgraduate community by becoming a member of the MPAEC?

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Mentorship Program

Looking for a Mentor?

The MPA mentor program links new students to experienced current students during their first semester. The program aims to provide new students with guidance on surviving and thriving at Monash.

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Coursework

Coursework Virtual Orientation

Can't make it to one of our on campus orientation sessions? Get the gist of it all through our online orientation that covers everything you need to know about being a coursework postgraduate.

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Research Virtual Orientation

Can't make it to one of our on campus orientation sessions? Get the gist of it all through our online orientation that covers everything you need to know about being a HDR postgraduate.

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