Avoid penalty – pay fees by census date 28 March

The census date for Semester 1, 2017 is Tuesday 28 March. Census is your deadline to finalise your enrolment. Non-standard teaching periods Note that the above census date is for the standard Semester 1 teaching period. If your course or subjects operate within a non-standard teaching period you will have a different census date (e.g.…

Managing money – every woman’s business

Are you a woman who would like to learn more about managing your money? Would like to increase your financial knowledge in a fun and empowering way? If so, then La Trobe University Student Union (LTSU) and Women’s Health in the North (WHIN) invite you to participate in a FREE session on financial literacy.  …

Free vaccines for children of international students

Are you the parent of a new baby, pre-schooler or older child? Darebin Immunisation Service can assist you with obtaining immunisations required for childcare, kindergarten and primary school in Australia. If your child has been immunised overseas, please contact the office where they were immunised so that we can review your child’s history and record…

Warning – be aware of fee scam

A scam is an unjust scheme devised to separate you from your money in a dishonest or deceitful way and give little or nothing in return. Scams generally involve organisations or individuals operating under unregistered or fraudulent names. Scams often prey on people’s vulnerability and use lies and tricks to convince you they are genuine.…

Be aware of scam emails

Beware of fake emails. These are sometimes called Phishing emails. Phishing emails are designed to get sensitive information from you for malicious reasons. They may try to get your username and password, credit card details, bank account number or other information from you. The email may look as though it is ‘real’, but you need…

International students have rights too

International students have renting rights too. Avoid losing money by understanding your renting rights and responsibilities. Make sure you understand all the conditions of any contract you sign, as well as payment and bond conditions and procedures. More information and advice is available at Consumer Affairs Victoria’s website Discover the app that may save you…

ASSC College Visa Extension Sessions 2017

Are you studying at the College of Arts, Social Science and Commerce? Is your visa expiring soon? If you haven’t yet completed your course and require an extension to your student visa, register to attend a Visa/eCOE Information Session. Dates below: ASSC Visa/eCOE Extension Sessions Dates Venue Time Thursday 2 February 2017 Room 503, Sylvia…

Warning: smokers will be fined on University campuses

La Trobe is proud of being a healthy and clean environment to work and study. Smoking cigarettes or e-cigarettes outside of the designated smoking areas is a breach of the smoke-free policy and authorised officers can fine to any staff, students and visitors who smoke on campus. This is in response to increases in people smoking outside…

What you need to know about renting in Victoria

Relocating to a new city will naturally include tracking down a place to stay – somewhere close to your place of study with convenient transport links. There are a variety of different accommodation options on offer to suit individual needs and budgets. Renting in a brand new city can have its challenges. One international student…

Holiday closure: OSHC office at Melbourne Campus

The OSHC representative from Allianz Global Assistance at the Melbourne Campus will be unavailable from Friday 23 December 2016 and returns on Monday 9 January 2017. 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) Email: oshc@allianz-assistance.com.au Website: www.oshcallianzassistance.com.au