New international students arrive at La Trobe!

OrientationNewly arrived international students have made it to Orientation at La Trobe University! Events on the Melbourne Campus introduced over a thousand new international students to life at La Trobe.

Events included a City Amazing Race, which saw students rushing around the city solving problems and finding clues. Everyone won a prize and made some new friends.

Other sessions included:

  • Need to know – this session gave international students the essential information they need to study and live in Australia.
  • Keeping yourself safe – the Victoria Police provided information on how to maintain personal safety in a new environment.
  • OZ English – an entertaining introduction into the world of Australian slang.
  • Library tours
  • Free lunches and morning teas
  • A Sports Carnival
  • Parties

There was also heaps of sessions designed to help students with their studies, about wellbeing and diversity and the different clubs and societies students can join.

You can find out more about Orientation at La Trobe by watching this video.

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