Support Services for international students

Are you a new student? Getting familiar with university systems (e.g. LMS) and processes, and understanding assessment tasks can be daunting. Luckily, our Student Development Advisers are here to help. Whether your questions are general or study-specific, the advisers will do their best to point you in the right direction. We also have a number…

Are you completing your studies?

As a student completing your course in 2016, you are invited to a unique series of workshops designed to give you an edge in your job search. You will receive direct support from our experienced career advisers in developing your individual job search strategy, connecting with your profession, preparing effective job applications and practicing for…

Need careers and employment advice?

Got a question about your career options, further study, or getting a job? The La Trobe Careers team can help. Access our free online Career Ready Program, which is designed to help you think of ways to create a career path, learn how to find a job or work experience opportunity and put together a…

New initiatives for students at the City Campus

Do you study at the City Campus (Collins Street)? Don’t miss out on the newly established events, supports and activities for you! Enjoy free lunch every Monday, organised by the City Campus and La Trobe Student Union. Food will be served twice daily to cater for the morning and evening students. Looking for jobs? Meet…

FREE resume check and tax help in the city

The Study Melbourne Student Centre (SMSC) is a ‘one stop shop’ where international students in Victoria can access a range of free support, information and welfare services. They offer support and referrals, and information about health matters, general wellbeing, legal services, accommodation, financial management and safety. Their support staff can be contacted via the 24-hour…

Learn how to maximise your career opportunities with LinkedIn

Are you aware that more and more companies are using social media, particularly LinkedIn, for recruitment purposes? The Australian job market is becoming more competitive than ever. When applying for jobs, you are not only competing against new job seekers but also employed professionals looking to change companies, be promoted or change career paths. Because…

Free workshop – Landing Your Dream Career

Come and hear the real life stories of Raj Khetarpal – a People, Talent and Career Strategist and former Head of HR at Open Universities Australia – at a free workshop this month! Raj came to Australia in 1998 as an international student to undertake a Master’s with the intention of working in HR, but…