Gender equality in Antarctic science

La Trobe University marine biologist Dr Jan Strugnell is organising a global ‘Wikibomb’ to change the perception that Antarctic science is a boys’ club. The aim is to tell the world about many great and generally under-recognised female Antarctic research role models. The Wikibomb will add to Wikipedia’s website profiles of about 100 top female scientists from 30 countries…

Nominate yourself or your peers for the LTSU Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 LTSU Awards. Every year we seek to celebrate individuals and groups for their significant contributions to student life at La Trobe Uni. You can nominate yourself or others for: LTSU Leadership Award LTSU International Student Award Regional Commitment Award LTSU Clubs & Societies Award LTSU Faculty Society Award LTSU…

Applications now open for 2017 on-campus accommodation!

Living on campus, you’ll become part of our residential community where you’ll make friends for life. You’ll also have access to mentoring opportunities, academic support, social events and community engagement programs to enhance your university experience. We have a range of accommodation options to suit both undergraduate and mature age students across our Melbourne, Bendigo…

Mexican student loves campus community

Alonso Navarro Mendoza is an international student studying a Master of Community Planning and Development at our Bendigo Campus. Originally from Mexico, Alonso moved to Melbourne in 2015 to further his education. ‘Having an international qualification in Mexico gives me value as a professional, because not many Mexicans have the opportunity to do a postgraduate…

Vietnamese student ready to teach English

Nhan Phan is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy in Education (TESOL) at La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus. Originally from Vietnam, Nhan says that La Trobe University is a popular choice of university for many Vietnamese international students. ‘Getting a prestigious qualification at our university will surely open a secure career prospect for me when I go…

La Trobe at the Jordan International Exhibition for Higher Education

On 30 April 2016, La Trobe International Development Coordinator Richard (Fouad) Dirgham attended the Jordan International Exhibition for Higher Education (JIEHE). The event was officially opened by Ms Heidi Venamore (the Australian Ambassador to Jordan), and Dr Yacoub Nasereddinm (Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Middle East University in Jordan). The event was very well…