Posts Tagged ‘alumni’

Monash University Fellows and Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Monash University Fellows and Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients for 2017 were announced at a ceremony at Monash, Clayton on 25 October, acknowledging extraordinary contributions and achievements. Two Monash Arts graduates received awards: Dr Lachlan Strahan and Ms Anna Burke. President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner AO congratulated this year’s recipients for demonstrating what a Monash education can make possible. “Monash…

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BA Alum Laurenza Buglisi’s outstanding career as a prominent advocate for victims and survivors of sexual assault

Since graduating from Monash with a double major in Psychology and Criminology in a Bachelor of Arts, Laurenza has had an outstanding career as a prominent advocate for victims and survivors of sexual assault, both in Australia and internationally. At Monash’s regular seminar for students ‘Arts in the Real World’, she shared her experiences of working in the community and mental health sector. In this interview, Laurenza talks about inspiring moments at Monash, the benefits of studying and working abroad, and strategies for students to improve their employability.

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Major new scholarship fund to be available to Arts postgraduate students

Monash University has received one of its largest ever gifts from the estate of highly respected lawyer and Monash alumna Francine V McNiff, who donated $3.72 million to the University.The Francine V McNiff Scholarship Fund ($1.72 million) will be available to candidates from both the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Law, and will provide financial support for the duration of the recipient’s post-graduate study.

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Outstanding Young Alumni Award 2017: Monash Arts alumnus Fahd Pahdepie

Monash Master of International Relations alumnus, Fahd Pahdepie, has won the 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Supported by the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, the award is part of the 2017 Alumni Awards which recognize and showcase the significant contribution made by Australian Alumni in their professional fields. Fahd is an author and social entrepreneur who developed inspirasi.co, an online…

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Journalism graduate wins Ossie for best convergent media story

Monash University’s Master of Journalism graduate Holly Humphreys has been awarded one of the top prizes for journalism students in Australia. The award is in honour of investigative journalism Osmar S. White and organised by the Journalism Education Association Australia (JEAA). Senior journalists and editors judge the Ossie Awards. Holly’s entry, The Bobby Calf boys at…

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Alumni Stories: Toni makes her mark at Shepparton News

JOURNALISM graduate Toni Brient says the Monash program has equipped her with the skills to work in today’s tough news media landscape. Toni has been successful in obtaining a cadetship at the award-winning regional newspaper,Shepparton News. “The course gave me a great understanding of both the theoretical and practical components of contemporary journalism,” Toni said.…

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