Hot tips to keep yourself safe during the holidays

During summer temperatures will rise up to 45C degrees, so it is important that you keep yourself safe especially if you are planning to going out. Fire Safety If you leave close to any national park or if you are planning on bushwalking or camping during your holidays, we suggest you: Check the forecast weather conditions Check…

Summer 1 Census date is coming!

If you are enrolled in a Summer 1 subject, please be aware that the Census date is coming soon (8th December)! Remember that census date, the last date by which you can withdraw from a subject without a financial penalty. After this date, you will be financially liable for any subject you are enrolled at, even if…

Need an Official Letter or Academic Transcript to demonstrate your Semester 2 results? Place your order online today!

To receive an Academic Transcript or an Official Letter confirming course completion or enrolment status online in the week of Semester 2 results release (week of Monday 4 December), place your order online today! When placing your order online, select to ‘hold document for results’ when completing the order form: Order an Academic Transcript online…

Important: change of address

As part of your Student Visa conditions, you must keep your address up to date. Please do so via StudentOnLine or contact ASK La Trobe. During the university holiday, if you plan to travel and have no fixed address, arrange for someone reliable to open your university correspondence and inform you of the contents. Remember…

What to do if you’re feeling sick

In Australia, medical treatment may be different to your home country. Hospitals are only used for serious conditions that need immediate medical attention.  Generally you will first visit a doctor, who will arrange the treatment plan for you. If you are holding OSHC cover with Allianz Global Assistance, search on their website for an extensive…

Avoid penalty – pay fees by census date 28 March

The census date for Semester 1, 2017 is Tuesday 28 March. Census is your deadline to finalise your enrolment. Non-standard teaching periods Note that the above census date is for the standard Semester 1 teaching period. If your course or subjects operate within a non-standard teaching period you will have a different census date (e.g.…

Managing money – every woman’s business

Are you a woman who would like to learn more about managing your money? Would like to increase your financial knowledge in a fun and empowering way? If so, then La Trobe University Student Union (LTSU) and Women’s Health in the North (WHIN) invite you to participate in a FREE session on financial literacy.  …

Warning – be aware of fee scam

A scam is an unjust scheme devised to separate you from your money in a dishonest or deceitful way and give little or nothing in return. Scams generally involve organisations or individuals operating under unregistered or fraudulent names. Scams often prey on people’s vulnerability and use lies and tricks to convince you they are genuine.…