Monash University

Monash University is a major, international university of progress and optimism. Through Monash College, Monash University has established high quality, direct pathways to its prestigious undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

A powerful reputation

Monash University consistently ranks in the top one per cent of world universities and is a member of the elite, research intensive Group of Eight (Go8) universities in Australia.

This outstanding reputation is built on career-focused degrees, the highest academic standards and research that has a genuine, beneficial impact to people all over the world.

Australia's most internationalised university

Monash is a leader in the education of international students. Hosting more than 21,000 international students, you will find a range of cultures and backgrounds represented on campus.

Many Monash students study abroad through an international exchange program that links with more than 115 universities in 25 different countries.

You can also spend a semester or more at a different campus. There are Monash campuses in Australia, Malaysia and South Africa, and research centres in Italy and India.

A proud history and a youthful outlook

Monash was established in 1958 and welcomed its first students in 1961. Its reputation today is a product of a proud history of achievement and ambition. It is progressive, flexible and optimistic.

The Monash motto Ancora Imparo ("I am still learning") is a reminder that the search for knowledge never ends. Through hard work, genuine collaboration and a belief in 'big thinking', the University remains determined to reach beyond the ordinary and remain amongst the world's best.

Taking action

Monash attracts and targets talented people. Surrounded by a supportive and encouraging university environment, Monash staff and students can make a real and positive impact on their communities and become agents of change.

Moving forward faster

From your first weeks on campus, you take classes relevant to your chosen career. The Monash Passport is a 'why wait' model of education that means more choice and global career options. Eighty-nine per cent of Monash graduates are employed within six months (QS World University Rankings 2009).

Monash University graduates may also take internships and professional year programs through Monash College's Professional Pathways Australia after they finish their degree.

Diverse alumni networks

We have seen the good achieved by Monash people. Around 270,000 graduates are part of the Monash alumni network, with many working in leadership positions around the world. Alumni associations are established in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand and UK.