Support for international students at City Campus

La Trobe recognises that there is a growing number of international students studying at our City Campus at Collins Street. In order to provide better customer service to these students, International Student Services will visit the City Campus weekly on Tuesdays. This will be open to students attending the City Campus (Collins Street) with options…

Student stories: La Trobe international students at the 18th ISANA Victoria/Tasmania State Conference

La Trobe International Student Services were delighted to sponsor outstanding international student leaders to participate in the 18th ISANA Victoria/Tasmania State Conference. Pictured with the President of ISANA (Victoria/Tasmania Branch) Manorani Guy are La Trobe students Sanjog Parajuli (Nepal), Dechamma Macharanda Direan (India) and Quoc Huy Tran (Vietnam).   Career and Employment opportunities Huy shared…

La Trobe shines in International Student Barometer

Every year La Trobe University participates in the International Student Barometer (ISB), an important global benchmarking tool that assists us to tailor services and support for our international student cohort. More than 1400 universities and colleges in 28 countries have adopted the ISB, collecting and comparing feedback from over 2 million students to date. La…

Call-Out for Artwork/Photos

Calling all artists and photographers! We are seeking submissions of artwork (including photos) to be used as the cover image of 2017-LTISS(Sem2) LMS topics. The selected image will, in some way, match the theme of the topic and will feature as the square “tile” within the 2017-LTISS(Sem2) front page. This week, we are seeking images…

2017-LTISS (Sem2) LMS “Subject”

Noticed a new subject in your LMS? 2017-LTISS (Sem2) is a special “subject” just for international students. It is designed to provide you important information about studying at La Trobe and living in Victoria. There are no compulsory activities within this subject and no assessments. 2017-LTISS does not directly contribute to your course grades. 2017-LTISS is…

Support services for international students

Commenced this semester? Got a question? International Student Services staff can provide advice and guidance on a whole range of issues from your studies to accommodation, visa, health, making friends, volunteering and finding work, and getting connected in Melbourne.   Come and see us on your campus. Students from Melbourne and City campuses can contact…

National Volunteer week: 8-10 May

As part of National Volunteer week, International Student Services, in collaboration with CareerReady and Careers and Employability (Employer Engagement), held a number of activities, aimed at promoting and providing opportunities for both domestic and international students to seek and secure a valuable volunteer opportunity, as an adjunct to their university-based learning, contributing to their future…

Event recap: Completion of studies seminar

On Tuesday 23 May, more than 70 international students attend the ‘Completion of Studies’ seminar. Joint presentations were conducted by OSHC, Alumni and Careers who brought along an industry representative to give feedback on what employers are looking for. Students also participated in some really engaging sessions on how to write a good CV and…

Rebels and Student Services rugby outing

You are invited by La Trobe International, in partnership with the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club, to enjoy a night out watching two of Australia’s favourite teams in action at the Super Rugby. The event will be held on Saturday 13 May from 6 pm to 10 pm at the AAMI Park in Melbourne. You…