Tinder, Monash Style? (Sort of)

“Is this a speed dating event?” asked a passerby at the sight of the pairs of chairs arranged closely together with a small table in between at the Foyer. With red tablecloths, red and black balloons in addition to the soothing soft beats playing from the speaker, it was not surprising that a number of…

MUSA Week + MUSA Forum

Over the earlier parts of Week 7, you might have noticed the small, quaint MUSA Week booth decked with pastel sticky notes. With the use of good ol’ classical conditioning, students were prompted with cookies in exchange for their feedback, complaints and suggestions written on Post-its. All queries given were meant to be brought up…

Experiences of Attending a Cantonese Dialect Workshop

Hello! My name is Hans Willard and I’m a 2nd year medical student from the MBBS course in Monash University Malaysia. On the 24th of March, I attended the Cantonese Dialect Workshop organised by the MUSA representatives of the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Personally, I felt that the dialect workshop would…

MUSA Elections 2015: Prelude

It’s the time of the year again. The time when students who think they have what it takes to serve students, spearhead change, and uphold the welfare of students, in this 6000+ strong community, rise up to fight the darkness no seriously though, we mean, um, campaign in the annual student body election. Let’s have a…

Let There Be Revival: Monash Music Festival 2015!

Words by Saw Ray Mond   “Awesome.”       That was the only thing first-year student Lee Ka Vei could say when asked about the Monash Music Festival. The Monash Music Festival was held on the 2nd of April to a sold out crowd and it blew all our minds away. There was a…

The social(izing) network: Mid-week mingle

Words by Sharanya Ramaswamy       It’s raining… for the 100th time this month which is no surprise thanks to the tropical location of Malaysia. I guess there has to be a price to pay for summer all year round. As I sit in my room despising the rain, I ponder about whether I…

By-Election of School of Arts and Social Sciences Male Representative

As last year’s election for MUSA School of Arts and Social Sciences Male Representative ended with a draw, a by-election is in order and will be on-going this week in Monash Malaysia. The voting starts today (5/3/2015), hence students from the school of Arts and Social Sciences go vote for your preferred candidate now! The…