Applying for a Temporary Graduate Visa?

After graduation, it can feel like you’re entering a whole new world. Suddenly, there are resumes to write, future studies to consider, career pathways to decide on, job applications to make, interviews to attend, work visas to apply for, healthcare plans to think about… sometimes, it can all feel a little overwhelming.  If you’re interested…

Hot tips to keep yourself safe during the holidays

During summer temperatures will rise up to 45C degrees, so it is important that you keep yourself safe especially if you are planning to going out. Fire Safety If you leave close to any national park or if you are planning on bushwalking or camping during your holidays, we suggest you: Check the forecast weather conditions Check…

Worried about failing a subject? – Review and Remark

You can request a review if you have concerns about the result of an assessment task. A review will provide you with constructive feedback, which you can use to help you achieve higher grades on future assessment tasks. Review process Email the original marker or subject coordinator from your La Trobe email account, within 10 working days of the publication of…

Summer 1 Census date is coming!

If you are enrolled in a Summer 1 subject, please be aware that the Census date is coming soon (8th December)! Remember that census date, the last date by which you can withdraw from a subject without a financial penalty. After this date, you will be financially liable for any subject you are enrolled at, even if…

Looking for a job this summer?

Job-hunting in Australia can feel daunting at first. The competition for jobs can be fierce and fast-paced, but don’t feel discouraged if you don’t find something right away – here is a seven-step guide to help you get a job!. To start you off, here are some tips for landing that first interview:   CHECK IN WITH CAREER…

City Campus – Important information

City Campus Drop-in sessions – Closing until next year As we are close to the end of the year, La Trobe International Student Services and Allianz OSHC services offered at City Campus have now ceased and will resume on Semester 1 2019. If you need to use these services during this time, please contact:  …

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…

Stay healthy and within budget with these recipes

Exam period is just around the corner and we want you to stay healthy, nurture your brain and stay within budget. Follow chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes on how to make a three-course meal out of two tins of chickpeas and a few other store-cupboard ingredients. These recipes are vegan-friendly, but if you are not vegetarian or vegan, you…

Tips on how to improve your study habits

Are you ready for the final exams? The examination period for Semester 2 2018 will start on the 2nd of November and will finish on the 22nd of November, so here we have a few tips for you to improve your study habits. We know everyone is different and we all have different approaches when studying,…