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Our Team

The people who lead Mannix – in governance, staff, student leadership, and volunteer roles – are passionate about making our College community the best it can be. A dedicated, enthusiastic College Council, staff and student leadership team work closely and effectively, alongside the College Foundation, Old Collegians’ Association and various committees, to ensure the ongoing success of the College.

Administration

Mannix is led by the Principal, who is the academic and executive head of the College. The Head of College works closely with the Dean of Students & Wellbeing, Dean of Studies & Careers and other professional staff to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the College.

The Deans work closely with the Student Leadership Team, incorporating Academic Tutors, Senior Residential Advisor and Residential Advisors, and with the Mannix College Student Society Committee, to promote the best all-round student experience.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne

Mannix College derives its authority from the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, under the direction of Bishop Peter A. Comensoli, the Archbishop of Melbourne.

The College Council is appointed by the Archdiocese to both govern and provide strategic direction. The Principal, with the support of the Council, ensures the College remains financially viable and operational.

College Council

The College Council is made up of dynamic professionals who are responsible for overseeing the College’s strategic direction, plans, and performance.

The Council is chaired by the Most Rev Anthony J. Ireland DD STD and is comprised of Mr Andrew Swan (Principal), Professor Bryan Horrigan (Monash University Representative), Professor Constant Mews, Professor Rosemary Sheehan, Ms Diane Carmody, Mr Frank O’Loughlin, Mr Craig Milner, Mr Shane Healy, Mr James Fitzpatrick and Mr Aidan Hanrahan (2022 Mannix College Student Society President).

Mr Andrew Swan

Principal


Chief Executive Officer of the College, responsible for the strategic and day-to-day leadership of the College in all its aspects.

Annie McGuire

Dean of Students & Wellbeing


Assists the Principal in enhancing all aspects of the emotional, physical, social, environmental, and spiritual wellbeing supports offered by the College.

Anthony Stevens

Dean of Studies & Careers


Assists the Principal in enhancing all aspects of the academic, intellectual and professional supports offered by the College offered by the College.

Administration Staff

Business Manager

Mr Dominic Kilduff

Director of Development

Ms Tania Patston

Marketing, Admissions & Guest Manager

Ms Sarah Morrison

Finance Officer

Mrs Janice St. Ledger

Receptionist & Administration Assistant

Ms Katie Lindsay

Catering Staff

The College employs a passionate team of foodies who provide our residents with high quality, nutritious and delicious food that is made with love, everyday.

Catering Manager

Mr Peter Hyslop

Maintenance Staff

The College employs a professional maintenance team who support our residents with any issues they may have, as well as maintain our beautiful grounds.

Maintenance Manager

Mr Jason Munckhof

Maintenance Officer

Mr Steven Kelton

Housekeeping Staff

The College has professional, caring staff who take pride in ensuring our environment is maintained to the highest of standards.

Student Leadership

Resident Advisors (RAs)

Led by the Senior Residential Advisor (SRA), Residential Advisors (RAs) are student leaders employed by the College who hold the responsibility of providing care and assistance to all students in College. They are expected to show leadership in all aspects of College life, and actively support the aims and ideals of Mannix College in promoting the wellbeing and academic success of its students.

The RAs will get to know each student on their floor personally to support student wellbeing and ensure that behaviour is in accordance with the values of the College. They are often the first point of contact for students’ issues and can advise on additional support structures within and beyond the College community. RAs are trained in Mental Health First Aid, First Aid, Fire Management, leadership and other topics relevant to the student experience.

Our 2022 RAs are:
Senior Resident Advisor

Olivia Putland – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Deputy Senior Resident Advisor

Alexander Unmack – Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce

Secretary and Development Portfolio

Isabel Blundell – Bachelor of Laws

Academic Portfolio

Tonderai Ndoro – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Content Portfolio

Eden Hopgood – Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Media Communications

Food Portfolio

Georgia Lyras-Musgrave – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Formal Dinner Portfolio

Isabelle Cummane – Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
Lloyd Butcher – Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Finance

Major Events Portfolio

Elly Jackman – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Tom Miller-Schmetzer – Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce

Tutoring Portfolio

Benjamin McKenna – Bachelor of Paramedicine

Health & Wellbeing Portfolio

Sophie Henderson – Bachelor of Nursing
Ellen Malmo – Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery

Mannix College Student Society (MCSS)

All Mannix residents are members of the MCSS. Elected by their fellow students, the MCSS Committee promotes student wellbeing and interests by organising an impressive line-up of cultural, social, and sporting events in partnership with other student leaders and the College staff.

The Committee is responsible for representing the interests of all residents, and helping to promote a culture of respect, inclusion, and safety. The Committee are trained in Mental Health First Aid, First Aid, Fire Management, leadership and other topics relevant to the student experience.

The 2022 MCSS Committee are:
President

Aidan Hanrahan – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Vice-President

Phoebe Edgell – Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws

Treasurer

Will Ayers – Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Finance

Secretary

Olivia Bolton – Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

College Ball Portfolio

Georgia Doyle – Bachelor of Business

Culture Portfolio

Hannah Lippiatt – Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science

Functions Portfolio

Arabella Allen – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Jedd Parrott – Bachelor of Information Technology

Social Justice Portfolio

Desna Ramjee – Bachelor of Arts

Sports Portfolio

Annelli Cook – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Liam Burgess – Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce

Wellbeing Portfolio

Tippi Morgan – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Communications Portfolio

Zara Dobson-Harper – Bachelor of Design

Application Process

Save the date; new resident applications for the 2023 academic year open on Sunday 2 August 2022. Run, don’t walk.

Safety & Convenience

Enjoy the safety and convenience of living in a catered and secure community opposite Monash University’s Clayton campus.

Fees & Scholarships

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

Engagement & Service

Leadership positions give students superb opportunities for developing their leadership skills and undertaking community service.

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