Wednesday 12 September 2012


Monash University is a public university based in Melbourne, Victoria. It was founded in 1958 and is the second oldest university in the state. Monash is a member of Australia's Group of Eight and the ASAIHL. Monash enrols approximately 39,000 undergraduate and 16,000 graduate students, making it the university with the largest student body in Australia. It also has more applicants than any university in the state of Victoria.

Monash is home to major research facilities, including the Australian Synchrotron, the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP), the Australian Stem Cell Centre, 100 research centres and 17 co-operative research centres. In 2008, Monash University attracted more than $210 million of research investment and grants from various Government bodies and external organisations.

The university has eight campuses, six of which are Victoria (Clayton, Caulfield, Berwick, Peninsula, Parkville, and Gippsland), one in Malaysia, and one in South Africa. Monash also has a research and teaching centre in Prato, Italy, a graduate research school in Mumbai, India. and is developing a graduate school in Jiangsu Province, China.

The photos below are from the main Clayton Campus (first three shots) and also from the Caulfield Campus (all the rest), where I was recently for work. We have had some wonderful Spring days lately, although the weather is still quite changeable.

This post is part of the Water World Wednesday meme,

And also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
And also part of the Nature Footsteps Waters meme.


  1. It is a neat modern looking university. The grounds and landscape are beautiful. Lovely photos.

  2. What a gorgeous campus! Looks like there is a mix of the old and the new also - very nice open space there!

  3. interesting, something about the first few photos reminds me of Canberra

    last week i took some photos of cross-campus visits I was making in my own workplace

    there's something about educational institutions and their architecture


  4. These architectural shots are amazing. Very eye catching.

  5. What a terrific, beautiful campus indeed, Nick! There is indeed a great mix of old and new. Your photos are terrific! I always enjoy the information you share with us as well as your photos! Hope your week is going well!

  6. There are some cool structures there!

  7. Vackra bilder med vatten, hus och blommor.

  8. Oh my gush, I have not seen a school campus in the Philippines like this beautiful! For me there is no reason why a student would fail, the ambiance is enough for students to focus on his/her studies. ^_^ Awesome shots!

    Visiting from Water World Wednesday

  9. What a joy and honour it must be, being a student there. University Professors on strike over here. Please have a good Thursday.

  10. cool architecture! Thanks for sharing :)

  11. A beautiful place for students to study in.

  12. stunning structures! :)

    Dropping by from Water World Wednesday…Baby Lifeguard

  13. Stirring photos from such photogenic location.


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