MGSE staff news

MGSE Emergency Information

First Aid, Warden and Automated external defibrillator (AED) information is located outside elevators.

The information for 100 Leicester St and Kwong Lee Dow will be updated to identify the location of the nearest AED. The nearest AED is located on the ground level of the Kwong Lee Dow building, on the right as you enter from Queensberry Street.

It is important to note that in an emergency, University Security can be contacted to assist in providing first aid, and can bring an AED to your location if required. Save the Security number for quick access – phone (03) 8344 6666.

Please contact Georgie Anning for further information.

MGSE First Aiders and Floor Wardens

Contribute to the MGSE Community & become a First Aider or Warden! Wardens assist in vacating occupants from buildings during an evacuation. Complete training via TrainMe. First Aiders assist injured colleagues. Learn valuable life skills such as CPR, responding to stings & sprains, & EpiPen administration. Training is funded by Business Services. Enroll via TrainMe & select an upcoming session. Email Georgie Anning (Health & Safety) to advise of completed training to ensure you're included in relevant comms. Stay tuned for a thank you event and opportunity for Mental Health FirstAid Training

Sharing Schools, Building Communities

Presented by the Building Connections research team and partners, the Sharing Schools, Building Communities exhibition will explore how we can design, govern and use school infrastructure to better meet the needs of Australian communities.

This multi-media experience will include around 25 inspiring examples of schools as community hubs and summarise the latest evidence and advice for new hub initiatives. Our target audience includes policymakers, school leaders and teachers, built environment professionals, philanthropists and the broader community.

Discussion panels and presentations will supplement the exhibition displays. Add it to your diary now!

When: 18 July to 26 August 2022
Where: The Dulux Gallery in the Melbourne School of Design

Advancing Students and Education strategy

The University is developing a new Advancing Students and Education strategy. The new strategy will outline ways in which the student experience and teaching and learning priorities of Advancing Melbourne will be realised over the next five years. Chancellery (Academic) are seeking your views on a short two question survey on the areas which the strategy needs to cover.

Investing in Research Support Professionals Playbook

Investing in Research Support Professionals (IRSP) is a new professional development program co-created by the research support community, for the research support community. As part of the launch of IRSP, a playbook has been created, including a guide on how to navigate a successful career, considerations for professional development, and a showcase of several talented research support professionals across the community. All research support professionals can access this playbook for free online.

For further information, contact

Call for Proposals: The Third Virtual Disability Conference

We welcome your ideas and contributions for the 3rd biennial National Virtual Disability Conference to be held online on 21st September 2022. The theme of the 2022 conference is ‘Raising Expectations’. We invite people to join the journey towards developing higher expectations of and for disabled people, through connecting great evidence, projects and people. Send us your ideas by Friday 29 April 2022.

Contact for Enquiries:

Influenza vaccination program

Free influenza vaccinations are available on site at every campus for:

  • continuing & fixed term employees
  • casual employees
  • graduate research students
  • coursework students enrolled in on-campus subjects.

Prior booking is essential. Full details including currently bookable sessions are available from: (UoM login required)

While influenza vaccination is strongly encouraged this is an optional vaccination program offered to employees and students to support the University community.