Monash University (or Monash), is a public university based in Melbourne, Victoria. It was founded in 1958 and is the second oldest university in the state. Monash is a member of Australia's Group of Eight and the ASAIHL. In 2010, it was ranked 61st in the world by QS World University Rankings, dropping back sixteen places from its position of 45th in the 2009 THE-QS World University Rankings
Monash enrolls approximately 39,000 undergraduate and 16,000 graduate students from Australia and the world, making it the largest university in Australia. It also has more applicants than any university in the state of Victoria. Monash alumni include Indonesian Vice President Boediono, Australian Minister for Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Simon Crean; Woolworths Limited CEO, Michael Luscombe; and the longest serving (1996–2007) Treasurer of Australia, Peter Costello.
Monash is home to a range of major research facilities, including the Australian Synchrotron, the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP), the Australian Stem Cell Centre, 100 research centres and 17 co-operative research centres. In 2008, Monash University attracted more than $210 million of research investment and grants from various Government bodies and external organisations.
The university has eight campuses: six in Victoria (Clayton, Caulfield, Berwick, Peninsula, Parkville and Gippsland), one in Malaysia and one in South Africa. Monash also has a research and teaching centre in Prato, Italy and a graduate research school in Mumbai, India.cheap generic 118iagra no prescription