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.…

The experience no international students expect

‘It all happened so fast. We were both leaving our jobs, organising ourselves … and we got married, too. I can’t remember if we even thought about renting before we left,’ recalls Camila. The 32-year-old is talking about her move from Colombia to Melbourne in 2014. She and husband Ricardo, 35, decided to travel to…

Be aware of scam emails

Beware of fake emails. These are sometimes called Phishing emails. Phishing emails are designed to get sensitive information from you for malicious reasons. They may try to get your username and password, credit card details, bank account number or other information from you. The email may look as though it is ‘real’, but you need…

What you need to know about renting in Victoria

Relocating to a new city will naturally include tracking down a place to stay – somewhere close to your place of study with convenient transport links. There are a variety of different accommodation options on offer to suit individual needs and budgets. Renting in a brand new city can have its challenges. One international student…

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