Welcome to Monash Life 2019. Read the stories that showcase and celebrate the wonderful contributions our alumni are making to communities across the world.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
Gifted educator draws on culture
Kylie Clarke has been a mentor, a teacher, a backpacker and even designed an Indigenous guernsey for the Western Bulldogs. But it took a serious illness to put life into perspective.
Micah Scott established the Minus18 Foundation, Australia’s national support organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth, in 2011.
A Nobel cause
Monash alumni’s first Nobel Laureate, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, has spent his life working to safeguard the future of human health.
Welcome from the President and Vice-Chancellor
2018 is a very significant year for Monash, marking the 60th anniversary of the University’s foundation. Our transformation over those two generations has been remarkable.
Young talent time
Monash’s innovative new recruitment agency is solving the time-consuming challenge of finding the right graduate for the right job.
The business of beauty
She now runs one of Australia’s most successful online beauty businesses, but when Monash Business School graduate Kate Morris launched Adore Beauty, few believed it would succeed.
Many budding entrepreneurs spend years trying to find their one big idea. For lawyer Sarah Holloway, a recreational love of matcha came first; a thriving business, second.
Joanne Lao’s marketing degree propelled her into one of the world’s biggest global advertising groups, where she’s chief executive of Greater China operations.
Monash research snapshots
Read about the latest research coming out of Monash, from the sustainability of global fisheries to mood based apps fighting depression and more.
Changing the world, one veggie patch at a time
Fabian Capomolla believes you can feed the soul, not just the body, when food is grown with love.
Students of the future
In Australia, as in the UK, we see considerable public discussion around higher education. More recently we have seen elements of that discussion turn to debate centred on the very heart of a university’s purpose.