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AUSTRALIA (Malaysia & S. Africa)


Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Monash has six campuses in Australia, most of which are located either in or around the Melbourne area: Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, Parkville, and Peninsula.

Exchange students are also welcome to study at the Monash University campuses in South Africa and Malaysia.

Maps of Monash University campuses


Open to undergraduate and graduate students in all majors.

Academic areas: Art & Design, Business & Economics, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Science

Study options for exchange students

Academic Faculties at Monash University


Yes - English is the official language of instruction at Monash University, and the primary language spoken in Australia.


Fall Semester Mid July - mid November ("2nd Semester")
Spring Semester Mid February - late June ("1st Semester")
Students may study at Monash University for two consecutive semesters, starting in the fall or spring.


Each campus has residence halls, flats, and apartments.
Arrange your own housing
Students may arrange their own off-campus housing in shared houses or apartments.
Off campus homestay accommodations are available.

Monash University Housing


TUITION - MIX students register as full-time students at UH Manoa and pay regular UHM tuition & fees.  Your tuition category (Resident, Non-Resident, WUE, etc., stays the same). You do not pay overseas tuition. 

LIVING EXPENSES - You are responsible for all living expenses, including health insurance, books/supplies, room & meals, personal expenses, airfare, local transportation, and any costs associated with obtaining a visa (if applicable). Below are estimates for planning purposes only; amounts are listed per semester, and will vary based on your individual needs.    

  • Health Insurance: $200-400
  • Books & Supplies: $200 - 500
  • Room & Meals: $6,000-8,000
  • Personal Expenses: $2,000 - 2,500
  • Airfare & Local Transportation: $1,300 - 2,000
  • Visa Expenses: $500-600

View Monash University cost estimates

FINANCIAL AID - Since you are still a registered UHM student while on MIX, you continue to be eligible to receive financial aid and scholarships.  If you submit a ‘MIX Student Budget for Financial Aid Purposes’ form, UHM financial aid will take into consideration your overseas living and travel expenses when awarding your grants/loans. More info on Financial Aid & Scholarships for MIX    


Visa information: Exchange students can apply for a student visa to Australia once they receive their official electronic Confirmation of Enrollment (eCOE) from their host university in Australia. Use your eCOE to apply for a visa online at the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship website. The cost for an Australian visa is approximately $535 Australian dollars.


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