Top 10 cheap and free things to do in Melbourne

It can sometimes be tough living on a student budget, but luckily Melbourne is a city full of free and cheap activities that will excite and entertain. We have compiled a list of the top 10 cheap activities in Melbourne. So when you’re not busy studying, you can entertain yourself while not breaking the bank.…

10 reasons why you want to live in Victoria

Studying is extremely important, however it is also important to take breaks, and taking breaks is easy in Victoria, as there are thousands of things to occupy your time! Victoria’s Capital City, Melbourne, is one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is constantly praised by those who live here and also visitors…

Free things to do in Melbourne

Are you looking for something to do in Melbourne during this holiday? Melbourne is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city of over three million people that enjoys clean fresh air and beautiful parks and gardens. Melbourne was voted the world’s most liveable city and there are many free things you can enjoy.  Gallery hopping, the arty alleyways…

Congratulations to our graduates

On 15 and 16 December 2014, international graduates and their guests will join La Trobe University to mark the end of their successful studies. La Trobe International would like to congratulate them on their achievement. The December graduation ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate their success with their family, friends and staff at the University. If…

University shutdown period

The University will close at 5pm on Tuesday 23 December 2014 and re-open at 9am on Friday 2 January 2015. During this time the following services can be contacted: 24-hour telephone hotline (1800 758 360) the International Student Care Service in Carlton (1800 056 449) La Trobe Security (9479 2222)

Happy holidays!

This is the last edition of La Trobe Times 2014 until we return in January 2015. 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…

Family Day Out!

Are you an international student who has a spouse, partner or children living with you in Australia? Join us at the La Trobe International Family Day Out. Meet other students with families, make new friends and enjoy the day at Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia’s most loved tourist attractions and the best place in Victoria…

International Student Summer Camp

21 – 23 January 2015 Are you an international student studying at La Trobe University? Would you like to experience a beach-side holiday down the Great Ocean Road? Would you like to meet new people, try new activities and eat some amazing food? This camp provides an opportunity for students to make friends, challenge themselves…

Weekend Break Program (22-24 August 2014)

Want to spend a weekend learning about Australian culture and living in one of Victoria’s regional cities? A Weekend Break Program is being offered on 22 to 24 August 2014, for international students on the Melbourne Campus. Students will be matched to families who live in the area surrounding La Trobe University’s Albury-Wodonga or Bendigo…