Life is better with a Buddy – Join Virtual Buddy program

The buddy program provides an opportunity to develop cross cultural friendships. The Buddy program helps La Trobe students to make friends, develop peer networks, and engage in cross-cultural exchange. The program not only helps students develop language and intercultural communication skills, but it also helps build global awareness as well as rewarding friendships between students.…

Virtual Events Planner is alive

To help you navigate, plan and schedule the many online events, workshops and other programs that are now being offered to you, the University’s Student Success team has created a Virtual Events Planner.  Here, you will find events run by areas such as the Learning Hub, the Careers Service, Student Theatre, Study Skills sessions, Wellbeing…

8 ways to keep your mind healthy – Looking after your Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

Everyone reacts differently in stressful situations and how you respond to stress can depend on many different factors. Our Wellbeing team has shared 8 suggestions to keep your mind healthy during this challenging period: 1. Acknowledge your feelings When you block your emotions because they are overwhelming or conflicting it has a tendency to cause…

Academic skills and English help now available online and in-person

Students can now book Learning Hub appointments to get help with academic skills and English language. This includes support in specific areas, e.g. PhD thesis writing and LANTITE (literacy and numeracy test for pre-service teachers.) The bookable consultations are provided by Learning Hub staff with expertise and experience in teaching academic skills and academic English.…