LMS: What’s coming up?

The 2016-LTISS subject on the Learning Management System (LMS) is created by International Student Support specifically for international students. Features of the site include: meet the ISS team weekly topics, activities and quizzes latest news and upcoming events other information relevant to international students. Over the next two weeks, we will be featuring topics on:…

Need help with academic matters?

Peer Learning Advisers (PLAs) are experienced and successful students who are trained by Student Learning and Library teams to assist you in studies and use of the Library. PLAs assist with inquiries to the level of their experience and connect students to other resources and services if more assistance is required. They come from a…

Are you having second thoughts about your studies?

Are you wondering if you’re in the right course? Uncertain about the kinds of jobs your course might lead to? Considering a new direction? Wondering how to balance study and other responsibilities? You have options and can make changes. Come along to our ‘Second Thoughts’ information session on Tuesday 22 March 2016 between 3.00pm and…

Join the La Trobe Student Union 2016

Make your time at La Trobe more fulfilling and join the La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) for only AUD$40 per year. Get heaps of discounts on and off campus, plus exclusive access to all LTSU events, day trips and more! Join now at latrobesu.org.au/membership The benefits include but are not limited to the followings: Free Breakfast…

La Trobe is smoke free

At La Trobe University we value the health of our community and are committed to providing a cleaner environment during your time on campus.  Smoking is not permitted on all of La Trobe’s campuses, except at our designated smoking points. If you are going to smoke, remember to be courteous to your fellow students and…

International students’ rental rights

Are you trying to find the right place to live while you’re studying in Victoria? Wondering if you should rent a room you’ve seen advertised online, or find a house to share with friends? Many international students face this challenge. But there are a few things you can do to ‘rent smart’ and avoid problems.…

New international students arrive at La Trobe!

Newly 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…

Taiwan…Touching the Heart

By La Trobe student Simone Laiu The most daunting part about going overseas and being an exchange student is the beginning. You are entering an unknown country, an unfamiliar airport and you don’t know if they are able to understand your language. BUT, for me, my mind was at ease as my host university, Taichung’s…