Welcome to Monash Life 2018. Read the stories that showcase and celebrate the wonderful contributions our alumni are making to communities across the world.
David Winston Turner Endowment Fund
Using the latest thinking in brain research, BrainPark – The David W. Turner Research Clinic, will empower people with compulsivity disorders to create healthier lives for themselves.
In 2018, more than 120 of Monash University’s alumni, staff, former staff and friends were recognised with Australian honours.
Transfer of knowledge
There’s a range of mentoring programs at Monash University. Here, recent participants discuss the benefits of being involved.
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.
Good leadership values resources
As technology sweeps the world’s expanding oil and gas sector into a new era, Woodside CEO and managing director Peter Coleman is looking at the company from many angles to ensure its future aligns with its values.
Order in the house
Anna Burke has represented unions and employers, contested (and won) six federal elections, and made politicians of all stripes behave in her role as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Life and career twists and turns have led TP Pun to a successful career and a big-hearted sense of duty to give back time to his university and the community.
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.
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.
A voice for common values
He’s gone on to become one of Malaysia’s most influential figures, but Tan Sri Dr Michael Yeoh still holds fond memories from his Monash days.
An eye for the big picture
From his office high above the New York business district, Paul Sheard closely scrutinises the global economy. And he’s never seen anything like what’s unfolding now.
Grappling with the China paradox
After honing her language skills on the streets of Nanjing, Monash Law graduate, Helen Sawczak, is now immersed in building Australia’s ties with China.