Headspace Greensborough opening – join in the fun

Headspace Greensborough is opening its doors and you are personally invited to celebrate the opening.  The centre is run by Mind Australia and provides support to young people aged 12-25 yrs who are seeking to address concerns around mental health, alcohol and other drugs, general health or any concern that may be impacting on wellbeing. Come and discover…

Yoga in the city

Stretch out with weekly yoga classes at the Multicultural Hub on Thursdays from 2 June to 4 August. Yoga is a great way to help you feel more calm and relaxed, meet new people and develop strength and flexibility. Where: 506 Elizabeth St – 506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 – View Map Register now…

Research centre to explore life inland

La Trobe University has launched a new research centre with a focus on environmental change and the Murray Darling Basin (a large area in south-eastern Australia containing many interconnected rivers and creeks). The Centre for the Study of the Inland (CSI) will draw researchers from across Victoria, including from our Albury-Wodonga Campus, where Vice-Chancellor Professor…

Seven benefits to studying abroad

Studying abroad is a major decision, but it’s one you should seriously consider making. From discovering a new city to experiencing a different culture and meeting new people, studying abroad has many benefits. Here are some of them: 1. Experience a new culture When studying abroad, you experience the day-to-day life of a new culture.…

Aussie animals you’ll see on campus!

Australia is home to many strange and wonderful animals, some of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Lots of unique Australian species live at La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus, located in beautiful bushland about 14 kilometres from inner-city Melbourne. The Campus is also home to the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary, which was set…

International students’ rental rights

Are you trying to find the right place to live while you’re studying in Victoria? Wondering if you should rent a room you’ve seen advertised online, or find a house to share with friends? Many international students face this challenge. But there are a few things you can do to ‘rent smart’ and avoid problems.…

New international students arrive at La Trobe!

Newly arrived international students have made it to Orientation at La Trobe University! Events on the Melbourne Campus introduced over a thousand new international students to life at La Trobe. Events included a City Amazing Race, which saw students rushing around the city solving problems and finding clues. Everyone won a prize and made some…

2016 Bendigo Festival of Cultures

Are you studying at La Trobe University’s Bendigo Campus? If you are, don’t miss the 2016 Bendigo Festival of Cultures between 12 March and 20 March 2016. The week-long festival showcases the vibrancy of Victoria’s multiculturalism and is a real feast and musical extravaganza, with something for everyone! One of the highlights is the ‘Celebrating…