Happy holidays!

This is the last edition of La Trobe Times 2016 until we return in January 2017. La Trobe International would like to wish all of you and your families a very happy and safe holiday. Whether you have now completed your studies at La Trobe or you will be returning next semester, we wish you…

New Year’s Eve: midnight fireworks

If you are in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve, bring your friends to enjoy free music and entertainment starting from 6 pm in the city. You will be amazed by multimedia entertainment, music, visuals and pyrotechnic effects. You can join in the official countdown and watch the skyline erupt in a dazzling display of colour…

Free things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city of around 4.5 million people that enjoys clean fresh air and beautiful parks and gardens. Are you looking for something to do in Melbourne during this holiday? Melbourne has been ranked as the world’s best liveable city six years in a row and there are many free things you…

Holiday closure: OSHC office at Melbourne Campus

The OSHC representative from Allianz Global Assistance at the Melbourne Campus will be unavailable from Friday 23 December 2016 and returns on Monday 9 January 2017. During this period you can still contact Allianz via: Smartphone app: Download ‘My OSHC’ from App/Google Play Store Phone: 13 OSHC (13 67 42) Email: oshc@allianz-assistance.com.au Website: www.oshcallianzassistance.com.au

Free or low cost activities to do for families

Are you here with your family and children? Local Councils offer a wide range of information for families including various free and cheap activities for international students with a spouse and children during these school holidays (21 September-2 October). Check out local events in Moreland, Darebin, Southern Hume and Melbourne for ideas on what you…

International student guide to Victorian beaches

Summer is well and truly heating up here in Victoria, and our beaches are becoming more and more popular. We have put together a list of Victoria’s nicest and most convenient beaches, plus some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Victoria’s beautiful coastline. Australia has some of the best beaches…