Monash University is Australia’s largest university, established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958. It was the first university to be established in the state of Victoria and is named after engineer, military leader and public administrator Sir John Monash. With students from over 170 countries, and a presence in Australia, Italy, Malaysia, India, South Africa and China, the university is a truly global education. Monash University also encourages students to take advantage of their international networks to broaden their experiences. The quality of its teaching and exceptional facilities is just two of the many reasons that it is consistently ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. The university offers industry experience and opportunities to take on internships and volunteer roles and the also builds a range of important skills into the curriculum, such as communication, analytical and research skills. Monash has grown into a network of campuses, education centres and partnerships spanning the globe. With approximately 60,000 students (and 250,000 almuni) from over 170 countries, It is today Australia's largest university with a network of campuses, education centres and partnerships spanning the globe. The University offers a broad selection of courses within 10 faculties Art, Design and Architecture, Arts, Business and Economic, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Science. Monash University continues to increase its capacity to connect with industry, government and the world’s very best research organisations and has partnerships with 16 of the world’s leading universities in north America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
The university conducts research in over 150 fields of study, all aligned closely with the Australian government’s national research Priorities and its national Collaborative research infrastructure strategy. Its industry partnerships boost Monash research excellence and deliver solutions to current industry challenges. Monash University is a member of Australia’s Group of Eight, an alliance of elite Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. With campuses and centres across four continents, Monash is able to offer exceptional global opportunities to staff and students alike. In little more than 50 years Monash University has earned an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence.
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