Managing money – every woman’s business

Are you a woman who would like to learn more about managing your money? Would like to increase your financial knowledge in a fun and empowering way? If so, then La Trobe University Student Union (LTSU) and Women’s Health in the North (WHIN) invite you to participate in a FREE session on financial literacy.  …

Free vaccines for children of international students

Are you the parent of a new baby, pre-schooler or older child? Darebin Immunisation Service can assist you with obtaining immunisations required for childcare, kindergarten and primary school in Australia. If your child has been immunised overseas, please contact the office where they were immunised so that we can review your child’s history and record…

Join our Facebook group

The Facebook group ‘La Trobe International students Connect’ is an informal support network where you can find out information and ask questions about living, studying and working in Australia from those who know best – current La Trobe International students and alumni. Join now.

Warning – be aware of fee scam

A scam is an unjust scheme devised to separate you from your money in a dishonest or deceitful way and give little or nothing in return. Scams generally involve organisations or individuals operating under unregistered or fraudulent names. Scams often prey on people’s vulnerability and use lies and tricks to convince you they are genuine.…

The experience no international students expect

‘It all happened so fast. We were both leaving our jobs, organising ourselves … and we got married, too. I can’t remember if we even thought about renting before we left,’ recalls Camila. The 32-year-old is talking about her move from Colombia to Melbourne in 2014. She and husband Ricardo, 35, decided to travel to…