Happy holidays!

This is the last edition of La Trobe Times 2017 until we return in February 2018. La Trobe International would like to wish all of you and your families a very happy and safe holiday. Whether you have now completed your studies at La Trobe or you will be returning next semester, we wish you…

University shutdown period

The University will close at 5pm on Thursday 21 December 2017 and re-open at 9.00am on Tuesday 2 January 2018. During this time the following services can be contacted: 24-hour telephone hotline (1800 758 360) 24-hour OSHC emergency hotline by Allianz Global Assistance (1800 814 781) La Trobe Security (9479 2222) freeimages.com

Holiday closure notice from OSHC office at Melbourne Campus

The OSHC representative from Allianz Global Assistance at Melbourne Campus will be unavailable from Friday 22 December 2017 and returns on Tuesday 2 January 2018. During this period you can still contact Allianz via: Smartphone app: Download “My OSHC” from App/ Google Play Store Phone: 13 OSHC (13 67 42) Website: www.allianzassistancehealth.com.au If you need…

Important: Release of Results

Results for Semester 2 will be released on 6 December 2017. Your subject results will be sent to your student email address and also published on StudentOnLine. If you fail one or more subjects, it is important to be aware of the University’s Academic Progress Monitoring and Intervention procedures. For access to the policy visit…

Jessica’s Story

International students have the same workplace rights as all workers in Australia. If you are having issues at work the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is available to give you free help. Importantly, you can seek the FWO’s assistance without fear of your visa being cancelled. Read Jessica’s story to find out how the FWO can…

New contact details for International Student Services

The International Student Services team is now using the Ask a Question online form instead of email to receive and respond to all general enquiries from our international students. You can also submit any international forms e.g. Course Transfer-International using Ask a Question by attaching a scanned copy of the form, so you don’t need…

Support Services for international students

Are you new students? Not yet familiar with University systems (e.g. LMS) or processes? Do you need help to understand the timing of assessment tasks, what is expected of them and where you can go for assistance?   You may benefit from the service provided by our Student Development Advisers on your campus who help…

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…

Get help with your pay without worrying about your visa

All workers, including international students, are entitled to Australia’s minimum pay and entitlements. If you are not paid your minimum wages you may have to work more hours than your visa allows to earn the money you need. We all know some employers threaten to report your visa breach to the Department of Immigration and…