Alumni

From DFAT to KPMG: Catherine shines a light on gender diversity and national security

Since graduating from Monash with a Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Certificate in International Relations, Catherine Kimonides has had an amazing career that has taken her around the world: from her internship with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra, to several positions with the Department of Defence in locations including Korea,…

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Arts and Engineering: the unlikely pair

by Meg Panozzo My laptop was the odd one out; it was like a brick that barely fit on the little lecture tables and it made an embarrassing whir as it booted up. Everywhere I looked I could see the sleek, silver Macbook screens of my fellow students. It was 2010, and I was in…

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Smethurst and Story Carter win coveted Walkley Awards 

Monash University alumni have again proven their impact in Australian journalism after News Corp’s Annika Smethurst and ABC digital producer Jeremy Story Carter won prestigious Walkley Awards. Annika, who is News Corp’s national political editor (Sunday newspapers) claimed her second Walkley Scoop of the Year for her revelations on former health minister Sussan Ley’s travel…

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Monash graduates take top honours at National Jazz Awards

Melbourne trombonist James Macaulay has taken out top honours at the 2017 National Jazz Awards, with trumpeter Niran Dasika as runner up. Both are graduates of the Sir Zelman Cohen School of Music. Current student, trombonist Josh Bennier was also amongst the top ten. The Awards were presented at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues in early November. Designed to…

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BGS 2017 class celebration

On Friday 20 October, the first cohort of Bachelor of Global Studies (BGS) students marked the completion of their course. The celebration took place at Monash College in Collins Street, Melbourne where close to 100 students and guests toasted their success.  “It was wonderful to be involved with such an amazing cohort of students, and…

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Monique thrives in competitive world of journalism

Herald Sun state political reporter and Monash journalism alumna Monique Hore has been part of a successful team at Australia’s best-selling newspaper for several years. Monique’s success has led to her being chosen as a sought-after position as a political reporter.   Name: Monique Hore Course: Bachleor of Journalism Faculty/Division: School of Media, Film and Journalism Dept: Arts Campus: Caulfield…

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Tigerland’s Stapleton sisters reap the rewards of elusive AFL premiership

Monash University’s Arts and Science new graduate Matilda Stapleton has benefitted the role modelling from her elder sister Molly, who studied Arts and Journalism in the same faculty. During their journalism internships at Monash, Matilda and Molly both worked in sporting organisations and were lucky to end up at Tigerland during one of Richmond’s most…

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