Student Association

The Hudson Institute Student Society (HISS) represents all research students at Hudson Institute of Medical Research and the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (Monash University).

HISS helps students working in research groups across our Precinct come together to share ideas, network and support each other academically and socially. HISS facilitates stronger relationships by organising regular social events, competitions and conferences including

  • Student retreat
  • 3MT competition
  • MHTP Research Week Symposium
  • Monthly dumplings night
  • Escape room
  • Trivia night
  • Movie night
  • Netball team

Meet the HISS committee

President | Poornima Wijayaratne
Vice President | Aidan Kashyap, Lachlan McMillan
Secretary | Wai Chin ChongRaissa Wibawa
Treasurer | Annie Cox, James Ong
Creative Officer | Mikee (Ishmael) InocencioRama Ravinthiran
ECR Representative | Michelle Chonwerawong, Benjamin Nowotny
CRH Representative | Ellen Jarred
CCR Representative | Quinton Luong
CiiiD Representative |  Cindy Ho, Cimona Fermandes, Lena Le
TRC Representative | Kelsee Shepherd, Tayla Penny, Sebastian Quezada
SCS Representative | Christie Bennett

If you’re a Honours, Masters or PhD student and want to be part of the our community, send us an email and join the crew.