Research Week: celebrating our research excellence

Come along and join us at La Trobe’s first ever Research Excellence Week, taking place 5-9 September. Attend an informative week of seminars, activities and events that will showcase and celebrate La Trobe’s research excellence. Activities include: Daily lunchtime research talks – join our researchers as they present some of the latest developments in their…

La Trobe pushes button on new technology

La Trobe students and staff at the Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura and Shepparton campuses can now create their own high quality video with state-of-the-art One Button Studios. The studios are set up as self-service video recording suites and include a large interactive screen which can be used as a whiteboard, background or as a slideshow for…

La Trobe gears up for super computing

La Trobe University has announced it will use the full range of services provided by the eResearch consortium, Intersect Australia. These will include high performance computing (HPC) for advanced studies – especially in the fields of molecular modelling and computational chemistry – as well as software training and data storage. This partnership is aligned with…

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…

Bendigo Campus to host new tech school

La Trobe University will host Bendigo’s newest and most innovative educational facility, as part of a multi-million dollar State Government funded program announced recently. A new Tech School will provide state-of-the-art equipment and resources for secondary-level students from across Bendigo. It will promote and encourage study in ‘STEM’ disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.…

Ultra-modern study space unveiled on Melbourne Campus

In an innovative and environmentally-friendly exercise of ‘adaptive reuse’ that respects La Trobe’s radical origins, we are turning some of our earliest campus buildings into state-of-the-art 21st century learning facilities. We have just unveiled the first of these major renovations, which incorporates the latest in materials, technology and educational and environmental design. The AUD$18 million…

Student Learning – making your learning easier

Student Learning lecturers (previously Academic Language and Learning Lecturers) on the Melbourne Campus are now located in the respective College hubs. Contact details are on Student Learning website. A new drop-in centre will be opening in the Student Hub at the Melbourne Campus in Semester 1. You can drop-in at the Hub for assistance with…

Group exercise classes on campus

The La Trobe Sports Centre currently has 14 group exercise classes running a week. Come along and try out a class before it gets really busy. Our classes include Body Pump, Body Attack, BoxFit, Boot camp, Pilates and Yoga. On Tuesdays and Thursdays you can even get your Body Pump workout complete before class starts. Our 7.30am classes…

Join the La Trobe Sports Club and UniSport

The La Trobe University Sports Centre is located on the Melbourne Campus next to car park 6 and is open to La Trobe Melbourne Students, La Trobe University staff and students and the general public. The Sports Centre has a fully equipped gym, an indoor heated swimming pool, group exercise (aerobics) classes, squash courts, tennis…