International Student Barometer 2018 – Results

What is the International Student Barometer (ISB)?  The ISB is the world’s largest student survey providing benchmarks for international student satisfaction. All levels and years of study are covered, from first-year undergraduates to final year PhD students. The ISB provides La Trobe University with an understanding of the international student experience. Through the confidential information gathered,…

Winners of La Trobe!

Congratulations to our international students who participated in our events and won amazing prizes! Dilasha Shah – Won a brand new iPad for joining the ASSC blog!  Dilasha is an international student from Nepal on studying her first semester of Master of Information Technology at La Trobe University. ASSC college interviewed Dilasha after winning, read the article here.…

Diwali 2018 – Free event

What is Diwali? Diwali is India’s ‘Festival of Light’, a time when people come together to celebrate good conquering evil, light conquering dark. This celebration of new beginnings coincides with the Hindu New Year and the start of the new business year, so there are prayers to Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Ganesh, the…

Do you want to be an International Student host?

We are recruiting now!  La Trobe International Student Services team is currently recruiting students who are interested in becoming International Student Hosts during the international Check-in and Orientation period in Semester 1 2019. Becoming a Student Host is a fantastic way for you to: meet new people build on your networking and language skills grain cross-cultural…

Important Exam Messages

All of us here at La Trobe International wish the best for your exams. We hope they are going well so far.  We know you are super busy right now so here are just a few brief but important messages about examinations: Triple check the allowable material/s, time and venue for the exam – do this before the day of the…

Host program for Semester 1, 2019

In the coming weeks, we will be inviting applications for our Host program for Semester 1, 2019 International Check-in and Orientation, which will run from 18 Feb – 1 March 2019. You must be available to attend compulsory training day on 29 January 2019. Our student Host volunteers will help to create a vibrant host…

Join the I-LEAD program this 2019!

Would you like to be a student leader? Applications are now open to join the International Student Leadership Committee (I-LEAD)! The I-LEAD program is a unique opportunity for you to build your leadership skills and contribute to a positive experience for all international La Trobe students. Check out what our current I-LEADers did this year! The…

Study Melbourne “Live Projects” 2019

Study Melbourne “Live Projects” 2019 – A group internship for International students Are you an international student looking for an internship in February 2019? Are you looking to develop your employability skills and social connections with the business community in order to be Career Ready? Search no more! We have a great opportunity for you! La Trobe International…

Rotary International Student Weekend Stay

International Student Services (ISS) and Rotary E-Club are delighted to report that the inaugural “International Student Weekend Stay” went off without a hitch from the 21st to the 23rd of September, and was a huge success, according to participants. Under this new partnership between La Trobe University and Rotary E-club Latrobe, eight International students spent…