Executive Committee 2018

  MUPA President

Allah Bukhsh
PhD, School of Pharmacy

Contact: mupa.president@monash.edu

  • Official spokesperson of MUPA

  • Responsible for the day to day management of the MUPA Executive Committee (EC)

  • Raise/follow up issues pertaining to Postgraduate Students welfare to the right authorities 

   MUPA Vice Presidents

Sangeetaprivya P.Siva
PhD, School of Engineering

 Firnaaz Ahmed
PhD, School of Engineering

Contact: mupa.vicepres@monash.edu 

  • Organize seminars for education, research and career development of the Postgraduate Student community

  • Organize forums for discussion of issues related to Postgraduate Student welfare

  • Works closely with the MUPA President and assist the him/her where required and necessary 

MUPA Secretary 

Nur Zawanah Zabidi
PhD, School of Science

Contact: mupa.secretary@monash.edu 

  • Preparation of agenda for all MUPA EC meetings

  • Record and maintain minutes of every MUPA EC meetings

  • Preparation of letters and documents for MUPA EC members in general for the purpose of MUPA where required and necessary

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 MUPA Treasurers

Cheng Yin Hui
PhD, School of Engineering

Muhammad Towfiqur Rahman
PhD, School of Engineering

Contact: mupa.treasurer@monash.edu 

  • Preparation of the annual budget for MUPA

  • Responsible for keeping a detailed record of the day to day financial transactions of MUPA

  • Responsible for keeping a detailed financial record of all MUPA projects

  • Preparation of financial documents for review and approval

MUPA Activities Manager  

Kristian Hendrata
PhD, School of Engineering 

Khadeeja Munawar
PhD, School of Medicine

Contact: mupa.activities@monash.edu

  • Organize major social events for the Postgraduate Students

  • Liaising with the relevant members of the MUPA EC in order to expand, develop and co-ordinate the range of social activities for the Postgraduate Students

  • Provide recommendations to the MUPA EC on ways in which MUPA could better co-ordinate its activities for Postgraduate Students.   

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 MUPA Publicity Executives   

Christian Michel Bongard
PhD, School of Engineering

Lee Jia Min
PhD, School of Engineering

Contact: mupa.publicity@monash.edu 

  • Responsible to promote events and activities sponsored, provided, or endorsed by or through the MUPA EC

  • Management of marketing and publicity announcement

  • Associating with external parties whose relationships will be beneficial to MUPA

  • Responsible for editing, supervising, monitoring and managing the official MUPA website regularly throughout the academic year

  • Officially promoting the MUPA Elections, Extraordinary General Meetings and referenda in accordance with the regulations

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MUPA Welfare Officers 

 Woo Wai Kit
PhD, School of Engineering

 Ann Mary Bestus
PhD, School of Medicine

 Nurul Arfain Mohamed Sirajkumar
PhD, School of Engineering

Contact: mupa.welfare@monash.edu 

  • Engaging in policy formulation, liaison, initiatives and action on any matter concerning the social and economic welfare of Postgraduate Students

  • Promoting the spread of knowledge of welfare issues among Postgraduate Students

  • Responsible for the upkeep of the Postgraduate Lounge

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MUPA Coordinator

 Omar Amjad Sher
MIB, School of Business

Contact: mupa.coordinator@monash.edu

  • Act as an advisory role and support to the MUPA EC

  • Provide strategic advice, information and administrative support to the MUPA EC

  • Works closely with the MUPA President and reports directly to the MUPA EC

  • Reviews the MUPA Constitution and suggests necessary amendment(s) where required and necessary 



MUPA School Representatives


School of Pharmacy Representative

Inayat Ur Rehman

PhD, School of Pharmacy




School of Business Representative

Eunice Yeo Huan

PhD, School of Business




School of Engineering Representative

Shiv Ashutosh Katiyar

PhD, School of Engineering





School of IT Representative

Najini Karole Arachchige

PhD, School of Information Technology




Medicine and Health Science Representative

Sultana Mehbuba Hossain

Masters by Research (MRes), School of Medicine




School of Science Representative

Luyi Ooi

PhD, School of Science



School of Art and Social Sciences Representative

Zarnain Abdul Samad

PhD, School of Art and Social Sciences



  • Responsible in acquiring feedback on the current issues and concerns from the Postgraduate Students within the School and to report them in the MUPA EC meeting
  • Responsible in liaising with the School Course Coordinator and/or Research Coordinator on Postgraduate Student matters/issues where the nature requires it to be resolved within school level first.
  • To represent MUPA in any school based committees to discuss and highlight any relevant and key issues which concern the welfare and experience of Postgraduate Students 

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