Important: change of address

As part of your Student Visa conditions, you must keep your address up to date. Please do so via StudentOnLine or contact ASK La Trobe. During the university holiday, if you plan to travel and have no fixed address, arrange for someone reliable to open your university correspondence and inform you of the contents. Remember…

Need help with your studies?

La Trobe is committed to helping you get your head around university life and study by providing you with individualised guidance from our Student Development Advisers (SDAs). The SDA Program can link you up with a wide range of university resources, and may equip you with the tools and skills you need to help you progress through…

Join our Facebook group for international students

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 to connect with other La Trobe international students and be the…

What to do if you’re feeling sick

In Australia, medical treatment may be different to your home country. Hospitals are only used for serious conditions that need immediate medical attention.  Generally you will first visit a doctor, who will arrange the treatment plan for you. If you are holding OSHC cover with Allianz Global Assistance, search on their website for an extensive…

Need support with a difficult situation?

The LTSU Student Advocacy Service can help with many different academic, administrative and welfare-related problem situations. They will explain the University’s Policies and Procedures and let you know what your rights and responsibilities are. They also help students prepare for important meetings and hearings and can even go to the meeting or hearing with you.…

Free ALLY training at Melbourne Campus

Equity & Diversity is working in collaboration with Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria to deliver the La Trobe ALLY training. Living LGBTI explores LGBTI people’s everyday lives and the ways in which systemic discrimination, including homophobia and transphobia, affect health and wellbeing. The training has exceptionally good feedback and you will be surprised by what is…

Smoke free La Trobe – introduction of smoking fines

Smoke from cigarettes and e-cigarettes is hazardous to our health. If you do choose to smoke be courteous of those around you and only smoke in the permitted designated smoking areas. Fines will be issued from second semester to people disregarding the smoke-free policy and putting the health of others at risk. Visit the Smoke…

Free tickets: Melbourne Comedy Festival opening week

Melbourne International Comedy Festival favourites are back in town. With a FREE sample of The Comedy Festival shows from this year and last year. This will be a night where you are guaranteed the best medicine – plenty of laughter! You’ll get to enjoy over two hours of great stand-up comedy.   When: Monday 10 to Friday 14…