National Volunteer week: 8-10 May

As part of National Volunteer week, International Student Services, in collaboration with CareerReady and Careers and Employability (Employer Engagement), held a number of activities, aimed at promoting and providing opportunities for both domestic and international students to seek and secure a valuable volunteer opportunity, as an adjunct to their university-based learning, contributing to their future…

You’re invited: Welcome Dinner in Southbank

Do you love trying new food and meeting new people? Have you always wanted to meet local residents/Australians? Do you enjoy cooking and/or eating? If the answer is yes, you don’t want to miss the FREE Welcome Dinner in Southbank! The Southbank Community Welcome Dinner will celebrate the diversity of Southbank through food and connection.…

Africa Day Australia Forum

Join the celebration of Africa Day and meet diverse African Australians in this event brought to you by Africa Day Australia Inc., in partnership with Victoria University. This forum features three sessions: Session 1: Advancing African Australian Agenda, 10am – 12pm Session 2: Families Forum, 1.30pm – 3.30pm Session 3: Youth Forum, 4pm – 6pm. The forum is…

Students bring global perspective to town’s planning

International planning students have contributed to the Robinvale Community Plan. Robinvale is about to benefit from a world of knowledge. Last month seven international La Trobe Bendigo planning students took their expertise to the Victorian river-side town. The PhD and masters students joined lecturers and Swan Hill Rural City Council staff to gather locals’ suggestions…

La Trobe in top 400 universities in the world

La Trobe University has featured among the world’s top 400 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released Thursday 1 October. The University has returned to the top 400 ranking following a series of reforms and a whole of University refresh in 2015. La Trobe was also ranked at 127 in the top…

Join the launch of the Multicultural Community Action Network

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) is inviting you to join the launch of the Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN) on 20 June 2015. You will hear from the community partners, enjoy music and have a delicious lunch. M-CAN aims to support community driven sexual health interventions and also provides community members with workshops,…

Can you sing or play any instrument?

Would you like to use your musical talent for the Salvos? You can be a part of Doncaster Salvos Christmas Community Carolling team and perform at various locations such as retirement villages, nursing homes, shopping centres etc. They are also building a music team for Sunday morning worship and for other events. From early December…

Mayibuye – Melbourne and Preston performance troupes

Are you interested in dancing and life skills training? At Mayibuye, young people engage in weekly dance classes and life skills training, choreograph routines and perform at numerous concerts and festivals around Victoria. Participants also have opportunities to attend Mayibuye’s youth conferences and multicultural camps. The Mayibuye Performance Troupes aim to promote cultural awareness and…

Volunteering opportunities

La Trobe University is excited to offer you a range of on and off campus volunteering opportunities to help you to get more out of your time as a university student. All volunteering hours count towards the La Trobe Award. For each volunteering activity you need a confirmation letter and a log book Sunday Lunch…