Monash University is one of the largest universities in Australia and is leading the way with its international focus, ground-breaking research and academic excellence. Monash is one of the Group of Eight, Australia's leading universities recognised for excellence in research, scholarship and teaching.
Since its first student intake in 1961, Monash has grown into a diverse, multicultural and energetic institution with six campuses in and around Melbourne, Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa and centres in Prato, Italy and London, UK.
Over 48,000 students attend Monash, with an international student population of approximately 12,000 coming from more than 100 countries and speaking more than 90 different languages.
Monash also offers a range of programs to bridge the gap between a student's studies in their home country and the academic studies they wish to pursue at Monash University. Monash College courses are specifically tailored to guarantee entry into selected degree programs. Alternatively, MUFY (Monash University Foundation Year) is a general study program preparing a student for degrees in any of Monash's 10 faculties. The Monash University English Language Centre offers courses to improve a student's English communication skills for entry into Monash University.