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…

Support for City Campus students

La Trobe recognises that there is a growing number of international students studying at our city campuses at Collins Street and Franklin Street. In order to provide better customer service to these students, International Student Services will visit the City Campus weekly on Wednesdays. This will begin from 15 March until the semester finishes. This…

Support Services for international students

Are you a new student? Getting familiar with university systems (e.g. LMS) and processes, and understanding assessment tasks can be daunting. Luckily, our Student Development Advisers are here to help. Whether your questions are general or study-specific, the advisers will do their best to point you in the right direction. We also have a number…

International Student Services support for city campuses

La Trobe recognises that there is a growing number of international students studying at our city campuses at Collins Street and Franklin Street. In order to provide better customer service to these students, the following initiatives have been introduced from this year: International Student Services is introducing weekly visits on Tuesdays to the city starting…

LMS: What’s coming up?

The 2016-LTISS subject on the Learning Management System (LMS) is created by International Student Support specifically for international students. Features of the site include: meet the ISS team weekly topics, activities and quizzes latest news and upcoming events other information relevant to international students. Over the next two weeks, we will be featuring topics on:…