RentRight smartphone app

Are you aware of your rights and responsibilities in your rented or shared accommodation? Download the RentRight smartphone app for free, available for iPhone and Android users. You can: send template emails on issues such as repairs and ending the lease, including the ability to send photos get information on their rights and responsibilities calculate…

Starting a job?

It’s very common to get a part time or casual job to help pay for your living expense and develop employability skills while you study in Australia. Before you start a job, it’s important to know your rights in the workplace. For an overview of your basic rights in the workplace, download our International students…

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…

Sustainability on campus!

Take the new short Sustainability Quiz to see how savvy you are! While you are there, simply tell us about your sustainability idea to enter the monthly prize draw! Commit to reducing your footprint on campus by taking the new Sustainability Pledge and be in the running for one of 3 monthly prizes. Enter now…

Bandmates Victoria wants you

Bandmates is a program that matches volunteers with people over 18 with disability or mental health issues, to go out to live music. Often people with disability and/or mental health issues are unable to attend live music unless they are with parents or support workers. This project creates solid foundations that facilitate social access, build…

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…

Need help with your studies?

La Trobe is committed to helping you get your head around university life and study by providing you with individualised guidance from our Student Development Advisers (SDAs). The SDA Program can link you up with a wide range of university resources, and may equip you with the tools and skills you need to help you progress through…