Student Life

All universities offer a range of activities and services for students. Please check individual institutions for details.

Information about student life at Monash University is below.

Student life at Monash

Student life is not just about study. It is also about meeting new people, having fun, and developing skills that will make a positive impact on the world. Monash University hosts many different groups that organise fun activities. From joining a student political organisation, to working on a student newspaper or participating in one of the many performing arts groups - make the most of your university experience and get involved.

Clubs and societies

Each of our campuses has many clubs that you can join. They organise activities such as trips and social events. They are a great way to get active, have fun, make new friends and experience new things. Visit the Clubs and societies website.

Monash student associations

Run by students, student associations represent your interests on campus. They give you the chance to tell the university what you think and influence student life. There are heaps of different ways to get involved, such as writing for the student newspaper, joining a special interest club, and organising activities like orientation week. You will be able to develop many professional skills such as leadership and teamwork skills. Visit the student associations websites.

Monash Sport

We have fully equipped fitness centres and related sports services on many of our campuses. We encourage you to take part in team sport and competitions such as the Australian University Games. Visit the Monash Sport website.


If you feel like making a positive impact to the lives of others, we have connections with many different not-for-profit and community organisations. Read about volunteer programs at Monash.

Gain international experience

Take advantage of Monash's connections with more than 115 universities around the world. Study abroad and exchange programs give you the chance to travel, experience new cultures and explore life outside the classroom. Visit the Monash Overseas Study programs website.

Leadership programs

As part of the Monash Passport we encourage students to develop their leadership skills. If you are passionate about making a difference, we offer a range of opportunities for current Monash students and an Extension Studies Program for Year 12 students.

Read about the Student Leadership Program.