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.…

Keep Yourself Safe

The University has a number of initiatives in place to protect your safety. We suggest you do your research and be aware of the support services and emergency guidelines, so you are prepared for events which may impact on your safety. Uni-Safe service If you feel concerned about your safety when it is dark, Security…

How La Trobe International and IDP Professional Development Bursary helped Maria – Applications are open for 2020

Maria Camila Mejia Velez is a 2nd year Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) international student at La Trobe, Melbourne Campus. Coming from Medellin, Colombia with a rich and diverse culture, she found Melbourne very quiet when first arrived in the middle of the night on the weekend. However, she has…

Coronavirus / Health and safety update

The University is continuing to closely monitor the situation around the continued spread of the novel coronavirus and we are taking advice from the relevant authorities, including the Australian Government’s Department of Health, DFAT Smart Traveller and the World Health Organisation. What is this virus? Coronaviruses can make humans and animals sick. Some coronaviruses can cause illness similar to the…

Become a La Trobe Host

We are currently recruiting students who are interested in becoming Hosts during the Semester 1, 2020 Check-in and Orientation periods. Becoming a Host is a fantastic way for you to: meet new people and make new friends, as part of La Trobe’s biggest volunteer program build on your networking and language skills gain valuable experience…