Monash Scholars events for 2016

Our events are a pivotal and exciting part of our engagement with students in the program. All events are by invite only.

Year 10

If you are joining us as a Monash Scholar in 2016, congratulations! We look forward to meeting you at our events.

Event Date Location/campus
Welcome Events
The Welcome Events are run over a series of four days and welcome our new scholars from Year 10 into the program. The welcomes run over multiple campuses and days to give all new scholars to opportunity to attend. You will hear from the Academic Professor and champion of the program, meet your fellow scholars, hear about the program and get a real welcome into being a part of this program.      
Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 July Multiple campuses

Medical Hackathon

The Medical Hackathon is highly energetic multi-day events (2 days, in our case) where teams collaborate across different disciplines to solve important medical issues relating to chronic disease.

As part of the Monash Scholars program students have the opportunity to team up with professionals and entrepreneurs alike. During this time, they will brainstorm an idea, develop it, structure a business model and learn to pitch the idea. They will also get the chance to listen to speakers working in the area.

November 28- 29

Melbourne General Assembly       

Preparing for VCE and IB

The preparing for VCE and IB event is an opportunity to hear from VCE & IB high achievers on how to prepare for success, what to expect, study skills and tips, and being a leader within your school community. This is an opportunity to ask questions of those who have been there before.

James Wong, a current Monash University Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws student, who is working as a Digital Law Paralegal at Ernst & Young (EY) Law; along with Monash University Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery student Nicholas Ensor who completed his IB will co-present a session - How to Ace Your VCE/IB.

Thursday December 8Caulfield Campus 

Year 11

Event Date Location/campus

How to Make Friends and Influence People
This event allows Scholars to engage in practical, interactive activities that provide useful tips and tricks for networking and making conversation.  It allows Scholars to further get to know their peers, and introduces them to the range of activities on offer as Year 11s, including the Monash Scholars Council.

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Saturday 4 March      Monash Law Chambers, City
Year 11 Inspiration Day (open to public)
Want to find out more about uni? At Year 11 Inspiration Day, we'll point you towards the right course to fit your passions, talents and ambition.
Thursday 7 April Caulfield
Jobs of the Future Expo
Ensuring the next generation of students have the skills needed for the workforce of the future is critical. We examine the important of STEM and the impact it plays on the future of jobs.
Thursday 14 April Caulfield
Knowledge Summit Overnight Residency
The Knowledge Summit is the peak event on the calendar and looks at a meaningful issue from a range of different discipline perspectives. The summit theme for 2016 is 'Human population growth and overpopulation'. Scholars will hear from Monash academics and develop a set of solutions to present to the summit.  This event coincides with an overnight experience at our Clayton campus giving students a taste of what life is like as a university student living on campus. 
Tuesday 28 to Wednesday 29 June Clayton

Open Day Lounge & VIP Tours
The Open Day Lounge is an exclusive lounge hosted for all scholars to relax, unwind and catch up during Monash's Open Day at the Clayton Campus.  We invite all students to stop by the lounge for refreshments and to re-charge before heading back out into the wider campus to learn more about Monash University in general.

Sunday 7 August Clayton

Year 11 event - Organised by Year 11 Council
This event is run exclusively by the scholars council for scholars students.  The council develop the brief, work on the marketing proposal, manage a budget, coordinate and deliver the event, all with the needs and wants of its fellow scholars at the fore.

October (date TBC) TBC
VCE Revision Lectures - Units 3 & 4 subjects
The VCE Revision series is a comprehensive set of FREE lectures offered to all scholars students.  It covers all the popular subjects and are run by current Monash students that have achieved outstanding ATARs. Attend these sessions and get prepared to ace your exams. 
Monday 26 to Thursday 30 September Clayton

Year 12

Event Date Location/campus
International Women's Day Event
This event is a chance for you to learn from inspiring female Monash students and alumni, and hear about the experiences, challenges and opportunities they have encountered.  You'll benefit from keynote speeches, an interactive workshop, and networking opportunities over morning tea.
Wednesday
9 March         
Law Chambers, City
Open Day Lounge & VIP Tours
The Open Day Lounge is an exclusive lounge hosted for all scholars to relax, unwind and catch up during Monash's Open Day at the Clayton Campus.  We invite all students to stop by the lounge for refreshments and to re-charge before heading back out into the wider campus to learn more about Monash University in general.
Sunday 7
August
Clayton
VCE Revision Lectures - Units 3 & 4 subjects
The VCE Revision series is a comprehensive set of FREE lectures offered to all scholars students.  It covers all the popular subjects and are run by current Monash students that have achieved outstanding ATARs. Attend these sessions and get prepared to ace your exams. 
Monday 26 to
Thursday
30 September
Clayton

Change of Preference Expo Lounge & VIP Tours
We appreciate that results day can be a stressful period as you plan for courses next year. The Change of Preference Lounge is an exclusive lounge hosted for all scholars to meet, gather and connect as you move your way around the
expo getting all the information you need.

December (date TBC) Caulfield
End of Year Celebration - Organised by Year 12 Council
This event is run exclusively by the scholars council for scholars students. Be it an end of the year ball, a movie night or a graduation, we'll leave it in the capable hands of the council to celebrate the end of your participation in the program in style.
December (date TBC) TBC