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2016 Entrepreneurship, Business and Innovation Lecture

On 21st September 2016 Victorian Young Australian of the Year and Monash University student Robert Gillies delivered the 2016 annual Entrepreneurship, Business and Innovation Lecture.

Gillies is the co-founder of Homeless of Melbourne, and HoMie, an initiative providing new clothing, training and job opportunities to people experiencing homelessness.

Speaking on the topic “The Conscious Creative”, Gillies touched on the importance of dreaming large and what others might do to make a difference in society.


Dr Janine Kirk AM addresses Mannix College

20 April 2016

Dr Janine Kirk AM, the CEO of Prince’s Charities Australia (PCA) delivered the 2016 Women in Leadership Lecture at Mannix College…

Mannix College hosts former Victorian Premier

16 September 2015

Former Victorian Premier John Brumby delivered the 2015 Entrepreneurship, Business and Innovation (EBI) Lecture at Mannix College In front of an audience that included…

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VC Delivers lecture at Mannix College

19 August 2015

Monash Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Margaret Gardner has delivered the 2015 Newman Public Lecture at Mannix College. In front of an audience that included the Chancellor…

Jason Clymo's Road to Independence

22 April 2015

A Monash college pledged its hearts and bodies into a weekend event to raise much-needed funds to help a young student who became a paraplegic in a tragic accident.


Daniel Mannix remembered at Mannix College

8 April 2015

Former Monash academic staff member Dr Brenda Niall AO, one of Australia’s foremost biographers, returned to Clayton campus to launch her latest book, a major biography of Daniel Mannix.

The establishment of the college, which is open to Monash students from all backgrounds, was the last major decision taken by Mannix as Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne before his death in 1964 at the age of 99.

Dr Niall spoke of the desire on the part of Mannix to establish a college that would provide high quality accommodation for students as part of his commitment to building tertiary education institutions as well as schools, hospitals and churches…


Local entrepreneur speaks at Women in Leadership Lecture

1 April 2015

Abigail Forsyth, co-founder and CEO of KeepCup, a company making reusable plastic cups that in a few years has grown from a small local family…

Inspirational survivor speaks to Mannix College

17 September 2014

After surviving a horrific road accident, and going on to become a qualified pilot, motivational speaker, author and mother, Janine Shepard AM shared her journey of recovery and defying the…

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Mannix College celebrates redevelopment

11 March 2015

The Chancellor, Dr Alan Finkel, President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Major Campuses and Student Engagement) Professor David Copolov, were…

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Mannix College celebrates 45 years

10 September 2014

Mannix College celebrated its 45th anniversary as an affiliated residential college of Monash on Saturday 6 September. In conjunction with the College Principal, Mr Sean…

Mannix College Redevelopment

March 2015

Mannix College, the only traditional residential College affiliated with Monash University, has undergone a complete redevelopment affecting all parts of the College. The building program…

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Victoria's leading judge explores the meaning of justice

27 August 2014

The apparent elusiveness of a perfect application of justice must never thwart the quest for justice. An exploration of this opinion was recently provided…

Murdoch Chancellor digs deep for success

28 May 2014

Following an inaugural address last year by the Chancellor, Dr Alan Finkel AM, Mannix College recently hosted a second special guest lecture on the theme of entrepreneurship, business…


45 years for Mannix College

12 March 2014

The Provost, Professor Edwina Cornish, was the guest of honour at the Mannix College Commencement Dinner, an annual event held to mark the start of the academic year. Mannix College is a residential college affiliated with Monash.

Also present at Commencement Dinner was the Dean of Law, Professor Bryan Horrigan, who introduced the Provost. Another distinguished guest was Professor Ben Canny, who is Deputy Dean (MBBS) in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and President of the Academic Board. Both Professor Horrigan and Professor Canny are Fellows of Mannix College and Professor Canny is a member of the College Council.