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Open Day thanks

Monash Prato Centre Open Day 2015 has concluded.

The fifth edition of the Monash Univesity Prato Centre's annual Open Day held on Thursday 24th September 2015 has just concluded and we'd like to openly thank those who contributed to making it another annual success.

Universities and the City: it's Prato Campus Week!

Culture, sport and food to celebrate the city's three universities

Get ready for 4 days of events from 22 to 25 September. There is something for everyone during PCW 2015: public forums, exhibitions, theatre, 5-side soccer, archery, live music. On Thursday 24 September it's Open Day at the Monash Prato Centre! Come and visit us and find out more about what we do. Join us for speedy coversation exchange and stay around for our Aussie BBQ and live band.

Visual Residency Night 2015: Australian artists in Prato

Monday 7 September, 7pm

Monash University Prato Centre warmly invites you to the 2015 Visual Residency Night on Monday 7 September at 7pm.  With this event Monash Prato welcomes Laresa Kosloff, selected visual resident artist for 2015. Discover more about the residency program, previous artists' work and meet our Fine Arts students who are currently complet

MADA students showcase their works

Students and teaching staff invited the local community to share their experience in Prato

Students from MADA concluded their two months of study at the Prato Centre with a presentation of their works on a project carried out with Prato Municipality.
The  project (called ‘Riversibility’) aims at regenerating  the area surrounding the river Bisenzio, transforming its cycle routes into a new transportation system with a series of new  facilities such as food stalls, parks, sports grounds etc.

The Water Diviner film screening

Moonlight cinema in Prato's XIII century castle this Wednesday 15 July at 9:30pm will feature The Water Diviner (2014) directed by and starring Russell Crowe. Free entry.

The Water Diviner tells the story of an Australian man's search for the truth of his lost sons in the battlefields of Gallipoli.

Learn more about the real history behind the fictional drama by listening to a pre-recorded interview with World War I historian and expert, Professor Bruce Scates.  Interview by doctoral student Rebecca Wheatley.

Audio in original language (English) with Italian subtitles.

Presented by Monash University.

Summer Courses in Prato

A warm welcome to students from the faculties of MADA, Arts, IT, and Business and Economics who will be studying at Monash Prato Centre until the end of July!

The Prato Centre is at full capacity with students from the Faculties of Arts, MADA, IT and Business & Economics currently undertaking summer programs in Prato. Many of these programs have a distinctly interdisciplinary flavour and draw on concepts of intercultural intelligence to prepare students for future global careers. 

Representatives of the World Health Organisation meet in Prato

Image of some of the co-leaders of the WHO Guidelines Development Group
Co-leaders of the WHO Guidelines Development Group met in Prato from 9th to 11th June to develop an international framework on ethical issues in public surveillance.

Working group leaders of the World Health Organisation (WHO) met in Prato for the first time to discuss progress towards the development of guidelines on public health surveillance ethics.  The meeting was proceeded by the inaugural meeting of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics, of which Monash University is one of six collaborating centres in the world. 

Interactive seminar with the Ambassador

Ambassador Mike Rann addresses Monash students
On 17 June the Honourable Mike Rann met with Monash Law and Design students in an interactive seminar at the Prato Centre

The seminar entitled Politics and the Law drew on the Ambassador's extensive political experience to explore the pressures and politics of the legislative process. The Ambassador challenged students to think critically about the role of politics in the development and application of the law, stressing the mutual dependency of the two professions.

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