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Applications

Mannix is a popular option for students who want a transformative accommodation experience, and the number of applications we receive exceeds the available places. You are encouraged to apply for a College place as early as possible to give yourself the best chance of being offered a place.

Applications for 2025 open on Monday, 5 August.

Key Dates

  • Open Day – Sunday, 4 August. Book your tour
  • 2025 Residency & Scholarship Applications Open – Monday, 5 August
  • 2025 Scholarship Applications Close – Monday, 11 November

You don’t have to wait until you have received an offer from Monash University to apply to Mannix; the earlier you get your application in the better. This will give you plenty of time to organise your supporting documents and attend an interview.

Offers

Offers to successful applicants for 2025 will be sent in the following three rounds:

  • Early Offer – August
  • Main Round – October
  • Late Round – January*

*if places are still available

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Accommodation Options

Mannix offers different accommodation options and durations depending on your student type so please take a moment to check out the table below to see what you are eligible to enjoy with us. Details of how to apply for each accommodation option are provided on this page.

Student TypeLength of StayAccommodation Options
Domestic Undergraduate2 semestersResidential Floors
Domestic Postgraduate2 semestersGryphon House
International Undergraduate1 semester or lessGryphon House
International Undergraduate2 semestersResidential Floors
International Postgraduate1 semester or lessGryphon House
International Postgraduate2 semestersGryphon House
Study Abroad / Exchange1 semester or lessGryphon House
Study Abroad / Exchange2 semestersResidential Floors

Application Process

The application process consists of four simple steps – prepare, apply, interview and outcome. Explore the application guide for more information.

Step 1: Prepare

For your application to be accepted, you will be required to provide the following supporting documentation:

  • A profile photo (headshot for identification) in either JPEG or PNG.
  • Your most recent school report [PDF]. If you are currently in Year 12, this can be your Year 11 report (if you are applying as a school student)
  • Transcripts from any university study you have undertaken, if any [PDF] (if you are applying as a university student)
  • A school reference [download template] [PDF]. Examples of acceptable referees are a School Principal, School Deputy / Vice Principal, School Careers Advisor, School Counsellor or School Teacher.

We suggest you arrange your reference and compile the required documents in advance to complete the application process quickly.

Step 2: Apply

Apply online, pay the non-refundable application fee of $50 and schedule your interview.

Step 3: Interview

This is your opportunity to get a feel for the College and to ask as many questions. Interviews can be held in person at the College or via Zoom.

Step 4: Outcome

You may receive a conditional offer or be placed on the waiting list. Offers may be deferred.

Explore the application guide for more information.

To apply for a scholarship, you must do so separately via the Scholarship Application Form before the deadline.

Securing Your Place

If you are made an offer of residency, an Accommodation Bond of $1000 is paid in two instalments to secure your place:

  • Conditional Offer deposit of $500. It is not refundable if you do not commence residency for any reason.
  • Unconditional Offer deposit of $500. It is not refundable if you do not commence residency for any reason.

For students who commence residency, these two deposits amount to your full Accommodation Bond, which is refundable at the end of the residency period if all requirements of the Residency Agreement and Conditions of Residency have been met.

Eligibility

Mannix welcomes applications from students who intend to or are currently enrolled in a full-time, on-campus degree at Bachelor level or higher at Monash University. You can apply before you have received a study offer from the University, but you will need to provide evidence of your enrolment at Monash University before moving in and signing a residency agreement.

Selection Criteria

Mannix has a merit-based selection process with consideration given to the following:

  • Suitability for college life
  • Academic talent and potential, and a demonstrated commitment and capability to succeed at university
  • Personal character and values
  • Leadership experiences and potential
  • Community service
  • Involvement in cultural, sporting, artistic and other co-curricular activities
“As soon as I stepped foot into Mannix College I felt at home.

I chose to become a resident at Mannix College as I wanted to experience college life where I can dine, study and get to know other students from all parts of the world! I love getting involved with the various opportunities of college life such as functions, sport, the College Play, volunteering and much more.

I love how friendly all the residents are that you can pop into anyone’s room for a chat!

Mannix has also enhanced my studies through its Tutorial Program, where I have the opportunity to gain further support with my studies.

In addition, the convenience of Mannix being located across the road from Monash University means there is no excuse to miss my lectures!”

– Sophie | Bachelor of Arts
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Scholarships

The College seeks to offer the Mannix experience to the most deserving students, regardless of their financial means, and to welcome students of diverse backgrounds from across Australia and around the world.

Scholarship applications for 2024 are closed.
ScholarshipValueCriteria
The Lang Family Scholarship$10,000 per year for two yearsAwarded to a student who is an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or permanent resident, from a rural or regional area, who would value financial support. Preference may be given to students who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
James and Sue Swan ScholarshipUp to $8,000 per year for two yearsAwarded to a student who will value financial support. Preference may be given to students who are from a rural or regional location and who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
Russell and Judy Ackerman ScholarshipUp to $5,000 for one yearAwarded to a student who will value financial support. Preference may be given to students who are from a rural or regional location and who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
MCSS and MOCA ScholarshipUp to $5,000 for one yearAwarded to a student who will value financial support. Preference may be given to students who are from a rural or regional location and who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
Mannix Futures ScholarshipsUp to $5,000 for one yearAwarded to a student who will value financial support. Preference may be given to students who are from a rural or regional location and who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
Kellie and David McDonald ScholarshipUp to $5,000 for one yearAwarded to a student who will value financial support. Preference may be given to students who are from a rural or regional location and who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
Dr Susan Trainor ScholarshipUp to $5,000 for one yearAwarded to a student who will value financial support. Preference may be given to students who are from a rural or regional location and who can demonstrate leadership and community service.
Fees & Scholarships

Mannix offers the best all-round university living experience at Monash University. Fees are all-inclusive, giving you peace of mind.

Open Days & Tours

There are so many opportunities to discover what living at Mannix is all about. Connect with us at one of our events, or book a tour.

Moving In

As you take your first step on this exciting journey, we understand there is a lot to get your head around before university classes start.

Respectful Relationships

Mannix is committed to being a safe and vibrant community characterised by respectful relationships.

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