Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome 2016

The Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome is a special event that recognises and celebrates students’ contributions to the cultural life and diversity of the city. There are nearly 36,000 international students who live and study in Melbourne. This free event – produced by young people for young people – will have performances, interactive activities, roving entertainers,…

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…

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Preston Market

This year, Chinese New Year—the Year of the Monkey—begins on Monday the 8 February and lasts until 27 January 2017. The New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and it is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes each year. It’s party time with the celebrations kicking off in Preston Market on…

Renew your La Trobe Student Union membership

The La Trobe University Student Union (LTSU) is the peak representative body for La Trobe students at the Melbourne, Shepparton and Mildura campuses. Joining the LTSU membership program connects you to fantastic benefits including: Cheap Hoyts and Village movie tickets 5 per cent off Coles and Woolworths gift cards 10 per cent off purchases and…

Be a Connect Host in 2016

Being a Connect Host is a good opportunity to: welcome new peers on campus during Orientation and help them transition to university life in the first six seeks of the semester gain pathways to casual employment at La Trobe University as a paid Connect Leader claim credit towards the La Trobe Volunteering Award develop leadership…

Volunteers needed!

The Confucius Institute at La Trobe University is recruiting 30 volunteers to participate in the Chinese New Year celebration at Preston Market on 13 February 2016. The event will feature stage performance, street roaming and market stalls. You will be required to help with a costume show, assist with culture stores and stage management, and…

Star in a La Trobe video

Are you currently living in off-campus accommodation and loving it? Would you like to feature in a short video advertisement for our website that promotes off-campus accommodation? To submit your interest in being involved, write a short paragraph about your living situation and email it with your contact details to c.ballagh@latrobe.edu.au. Students will be selected by…

Latin American Film Festival

It is the last week to join the 11th Latin American Film Festival and immerse yourself in Latin American cinematic culture at the Kaleide Theatre at RMIT until Saturday 7 November. This event is free however you are expected to make bookings in advance. You can choose among a selection of recent films from: Argentina…