Looking for an internship or graduate job?

Careers and Employability presents three career MasterClasses to assist you in improving your chances with graduate and internship job applications. Find out what employers look for when selecting candidates. Meet and network with a range of employers who are keen to meet La Trobe University students. Employers include: The Royal Children’s Hospital, CSIRO, Adecco, Bendigo…

Are you an international student leader?

The Council of International Students of Australia (CISA) National Conference 2017 is being held in Canberra from 3 to 6 July. It is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills and capacity to represent the interests of international students. The conference is proudly supported by Study Melbourne. If you are interested in attending the…

Be aware: Work exploitation of international students

Are you aware of Australia’s minimum pay rates? The Fair Work Ombudsman help employees and employer understand and follow Australian workplace laws. They also help employees resolve workplace issues. The recent story on their News and Media releases praised the resilience of an international student, who gave evidence to the Fair Work Ombudsman and stood…

Prepare for your exams: top tips

Want to learn how to stay cool, calm and collected during exam week? Get some tips to help you with your exam studies from Achieve @ uni. Learn how to be prepared with strategies to help you do your best and reduce anxiety: 1. don’t be late – prepare an exam timetable, and make sure…

457 visa changes – what do they mean for international students?

Following the Australian Government’s recent announcement about changes to its temporary skilled work visas, Study Melbourne have prepared the following Q&A to clear up any questions you have about how the changes might affect international students. Q. Will these changes affect Australia’s Student Visa (subclass 500) or the Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485)? A: No.…

Who is a General Practitioner? I am feeling sick. What do I do?

In Australia, medical treatment may be different to your home country. Hospitals are only used for serious conditions that need immediate medical attention. Generally you will first visit a doctor, who will arrange the treatment plan for you. You can also access the Home Doctor Service out of normal business hours. Allianz Global Assistance also…

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…