What’s on in the virtual International Student Lounge

The International Student Lounge continues to provide fun, informative and engaging sessions to our students. Our guest presenters have included The Learning Hub, The Library, Careers, UniTemps and Financial support services, La Trobe Sport, and Wellbeing, as well as the University’s OSHC partner, Medibank, to name a few. We’ve got some great sessions lined up…

Emergency Support For Victoria’s International Students

The Victorian Government has announced a $45 million International Student Emergency Relief Fund for international students facing financial hardship as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). International students will receive a relief payment of up to $1,100 as part of a Victorian Government emergency support package. For information and to register your interest in applying for…

IBM releases free AI to support COVID-19 queries, Australia’s La Trobe University signs up

La Trobe University is collaborating with the IBM Cloud Garage team to create and deploy a COVID-19 chatbot to quickly and accurately answer frequently asked questions about the virus’ symptoms, information about state and federal restrictions and the status of the University. La Trobe’s deployment of the chatbot will sit on the University’s website and…