Monash University

Monash University was established in 1958 and welcomed its first intake of students in 1961. In its fifty year history, the university has established itself as one of Australia’s finest tertiary institutions, building an enviable reputation for both its outstanding teaching and its transformative research. Today, Monash is Australia’s largest university, boasting a global network of more than 250,000 alumni.


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Research shows young people are passionate about issues like marriage equality, but many do not understand how governments are formed and prime ministers elected. Shutterstock

Young Australians are engaged in political issues, but unsure how democracy works

Young people have a poor understanding of Australian democracy, which must be redressed by the education system if they are to become full citizens.
Polisi menyiram air pada massa di depan kantor Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Jakarta. Minggu malam 17 September massa mengepung LBH Jakarta setelah termakan hoaks bahwa ada “seminar PKI”. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

Hiruk pikuk ‘bahaya’ komunis: sampai kapan?

Jawabnya: bila sudah ada alat lain yang bisa dimanfaatkan para politikus untuk ambisi politiknya.
As the opinion polls continue to show the government flagging, Malcolm Turnbull has slid into the ‘beleaguered’ column. AAP/Mick Tsikas

The prime ministership is not terminal – but it needs the right person for the times

The Australian prime ministership has never been easy, but the most successful tenures have been those in which the person has matched the circumstances.
Des migrants attendent d'être secourus par l'Aquarius, le navire affrêté par MSF et SOS Méditerranée, à 30 miles nautiques des côtes libyennes, août 2017. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP

Centres de transit en Afrique du Nord : une fausse bonne idée pour l’Europe

Loin d'arrêter les flux, les centres d’accueil proposés par Emmanuel Macron et l’Union européenne en Afrique du Nord risquent de mettre encore davantage en danger les migrants.
Melting Antarctic ice can trigger effects on the other side of the globe. NASA/Jane Peterson

How Antarctic ice melt can be a tipping point for the whole planet’s climate

The climate secrets contained in an ancient tree that lived through abrupt global change reveal how Antarctica can trigger rapid warming in the north by dumping cold water into the Southern Ocean.
Kerendah hatian yang autentik mungkin langka diantara calon untuk posisi CEO.

Sulit menemukan CEO rendah hati. Ini alasannya

Kesuksesan bisa jadi berkat sekaligus kutukan. Daftar kesuksesan yang panjang dapat membuat seorang CEO menakar kelebihan mereka terlalu tinggi tanpa mengakui peran faktor-faktor lain.
Migrants from Myanmar at the gate of an immigration detention center in Medan on 5 April 2013. Relevant government officials in Indonesia acknowledge that immigration detention facilities should not be used for housing refugees and asylum seekers. But finding alternatives to detention to accommodate asylum seekers has been difficult. Reuters/Roni Bintang

Indonesian cities and regencies may be asked to shelter refugees – will they comply?

A new decree states that local administrations may be asked to provide shelter for asylum seekers and refugees. In reality, this may be rather challenging.
Imigran dari Myanmar di rumah detensi imigrasi di Medan, 5 April 2013. Banyak pejabat pemerintah mengakui bahwa rumah detensi imigrasi seharusnya tidak digunakan untuk menampung pengungsi dan pencari suaka. Selain terlalu penuh, tempat detensi didirikan bukan untuk tujuan itu. Reuters/Roni Bintang

Kota dan kabupaten mungkin diminta menampung pengungsi—maukah mereka?

Pemerintah daerah bisa saja diminta menyediakan penampungan bagi pencari suaka dan pengungsi menurut peraturan presiden tentang pengungsi. Ini mungkin akan menemui tantangan dalam pelaksanaannya.
Education is recognised in a number of the SDGs, particularly SDG 4 which calls for “inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all”. Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

Universities must act now on sustainability goals

Universities can contribute to the goals through education, research, innovation and leadership, but they need to get started now.

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