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  1. Postgraduate committee The MPA is governed by an elected committee of 15 postgraduates and supported by professional staff. providing support and advice since 1965

  2. A cross-campus organisation We operate across six Victorian campuses as well as off-campus locations including AMREP, MMC and Law Chambers. providing support and advice since 1965

  3. Putting it in perspective:The total Monash postgraduate population across all campuses is 17,022: 25% are research 75% are coursework 30% are international 30% study by distance educationand the average age is 34. providing support and advice since 1965

  4. OrientationRepresentationLobbying on postgraduate issuesAcademic support Seminars &workshopsSocial eventsDay trips Services and Activities providing support and advice since 1965

  5. Representation • The MPA ensures postgraduate representation on University boards and committees including: • Academic Board • Central Education Committee • Intellectual Property Committee • Faculty Boards • Graduate Research Committee • Coursework Scholarships Committee providing support and advice since 1965

  6. Advocacy • Free, confidential & independent advice on: • Supervision • Intellectual property • Academic progress • Candidature • Course quality • Course progression • and assistance with formal processes. providing support and advice since 1965

  7. Postgraduate-only social events • free lunches • day trips • trivia nights • HDR social evenings • women’s network • annual ball with Uni Melb providing support and advice since 1965

  8. Philip Island Puffing Billy Mount Buller Tree planting Mornington Peninsula Winery Tours Ballooning ...and loads more providing support and advice since 1965

  9. KataTjuta Uluru Kings Canyon Surfing in Torquay Volunteering with Fareshare White water kayaking & caving providing support and advice since 1965

  10. Supervisor of the Year award & Lecturer of the Year award • nominations from postgrads • judged by independent postgrad subcommittee • supervisor award running since 1992 • lecturer award launched 2012 providing support and advice since 1965

  11. Postgraduate calendars • brings together all centrally-run postgraduate-specific events • search by campus or event • available as a Monash calendar feed • no more searching multiple booking systems providing support and advice since 1965

  12. MPA Fora Let us know what’s happening. Foraare just one way for postgraduates to raise issues, discuss concerns or just share experiences with other postgraduates. providing support and advice since 1965

  13. Publications • MPA email news • Compass online • MPA guides • Podcast collection • MPA research • MPA statistics providing support and advice since 1965

  14. Communicate with us electronically • Subscribe to the MPA Email news • Read our magazine Compass online • Follow us on Facebook providing support and advice since 1965

  15. You’re already part of the community Enrolled in a postgraduate course? You’re already part of the postgraduate community, so book in a seminar, come to a lunch, go on a daytrip and get involved! providing support and advice since 1965

  16. mpa.monash.edu providing support and advice since 1965