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,…

Study Hacks for the Exam Period

Our friends from Insider Guides have prepared a list of hacks that will help you pass your finals! Hack #1. Preparing Make a pact with your friends to save the parties for after exams. Find out what kind of exam you are sitting (multiple choice, essay, open book) and how long it is. Then set yourself…

Changes in work limitations affecting Work Integrated Learning, Industry Based Learning and Placements

Important changes in work limitations International student visa holders are permitted to work 40 hours fortnightly while their courses are in session. These new changes in work limitations could affect students who are undertaking elective Work Integrated Learning (WIL), Industry Based Learning (IBL) and Placement subjects. Please read carefully the information below, provided by the Department…

Are you studying part-time this semester?

Before you decide to study part-time or as we call it “under load”, we strongly suggest you meet a La Trobe International ISS Coordinator and your Course Coordinator to find out if you are allowed to under load or not. Please be aware that all international student visa holders need to comply with their student…

The Borchardt Library is now open 24/7!

The Borchardt Library at Melbourne campus is now open 24/7! You asked and we have listened! The Melbourne Campus Library at Bundoora is now open 24 hours/7 days a week! From Monday 3rd of September and until the end of the exam period. This means you can use our study spaces and services for longer! Computers Borrow…

R U Ok Day – 13th September

R U OK? Day is nearly here –  a reminder that we’ve all got what it takes to ask, “are you ok?” and support those struggling with life not just on R U OK? Day but Every Day. We are asking staff and students to show you care by: Wearing Yellow on the Day Supporting…