Free immunisations and vaccinations for children

Childcare centres and kindergartens require a record of your child’s immunisation history. If your child was immunised overseas they may have missed out on important vaccines that help to protect them from diseases related to Australia.  Many countries do not follow the same immunisation schedule as Australia. If you require a record of your child’s…

La Trobe is smoke free

At La Trobe University we value the health of our community and are committed to providing a cleaner environment during your time on campus.  Smoking is not permitted on all of La Trobe’s campuses, except at our designated smoking points. If you are going to smoke, remember to be courteous to your fellow students and…

Do you have a new baby or child?

Darebin Immunisation Service can assist you with obtaining immunisations required for Child Care, Kindergarten and Primary School in Australia. If your child has been immunised overseas, they can review your child’s history and record the information on the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR). They can provide further immunisations that may be required to meet the…

International Students Health Forum

Are you familiar with your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) policy? Would you like to know more about the Australian Healthcare System? Join us in the International Students Health Forum Date: Wednesday 7 October 2015, 12.30pm-2pm. Location: Victoria Room A, AgriBio Main Building, Melbourne Campus. It is hosted by the La Trobe Public Health students…

La Trobe University Medical Centre

La Trobe University Medical Centre, located on the corner of Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, offers a broad range of medical services to students including: General Practitioner (GP) services with bulk billing for La Trobe University students no additional GP costs for international students with an (OSHC) Overseas Health Cover card physiotherapy, sports medicine, pathology,…

Change to OSHC on Melbourne Campus

Please be aware that the OSHC office on the Melbourne Campus is now open from Monday to Thursday from 10.00am to 4.00pm, on Level 3, Sylvia Walton Building. A client representative from Allianz Global Assistance will be able to help you directly if you have any questions about your OSHC. For international students at La…

La Trobe’s basketball team wins the Grand Final

La Trobe University’s mixed basketball team ‘The Good Team’ outdid their name, defeating opponents ‘Papa John’s’ by 28 points, 58-30 in the La Trobe Grand Final in May, proving they were the best this season. Matthew Sheridan, captain of ‘The Good Team’ was confident his team could win but knew it was going to be…

Female International Student Advocacy Group

The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) is currently looking for two female international students from La Trobe University who are interested and committed in advocating for their health, rights and wellbeing.   MCWH is going to start this process by giving a voice to female international students and have at least two students from…

No Worries, Have A Drink?

No Worries, Have A Drink? features international students sharing their views on drinking in Australia and some of the difficulties they experience living in Australia. This short film is directed by Creative Art Director Catherine Simmonds and edited by Wilari Tedjosiswoyo. As a part of the Healthy Lives, Healthy Future project, the film has been proudly supported by…

Smoke-free campus!

La Trobe University is transitioning to a smoke-free University from 31 May 2014. From 31 May, smoking will be prohibited on all of our campuses (including outdoor areas), except where temporary designated smoking areas have been provided as part of a transition arrangement. We are introducing this policy to support a healthy environment, as well…