La Trobe international students will benefit from 3 grants! – Free soccer match and BBQ

La Trobe was successful in winning 3 grants from the Victorian Government (Study Melbourne) to support international students wellbeing! These are the grants we won: La Trobe Innovation and Entrepreneurship Foundry was successful in winning a grant to support a “Working in Australia Mentoring Program”. This project will put the School of Engineering and Mathematical…

La Trobe International students in CISA

La Trobe International students attend CISA Conference in Cairns Our international students, Ersi Terolli and Susan Saldanha and a few members of The International Student’s Association and the Student Union represented La Trobe University at the 8th annual Council of International Students Australia (CISA) Conference in Cairns. Ersi and Susan were sponsored by International Student Services…

Study Melbourne Graduation Ball

It’s been an incredible journey. You’ve crossed oceans, made new friends, studied and worked, and now it’s time to celebrate. Join us for the biggest international student celebration in Victoria – the inaugural Study Melbourne Graduation Ball at the Plaza Ballroom, an underground mansion in the heart of Melbourne. Featuring special guest MC, comedian and…

Support Services for international students

Are you new students? Not yet familiar with University systems (e.g. LMS) or processes? Do you need help to understand the timing of assessment tasks, what is expected of them and where you can go for assistance?   You may benefit from the service provided by our Student Development Advisers on your campus who help…

Free event – ‘She’ll be right’ Theatre Performance from international students

Students from Brazil, China, Columbia, Iraq, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam and Australia take to the stage in a powerful hour of storytelling about their experiences. Just another international student? A doctor working where drug dealers rule. An engineer now cleaning toilets. A good girl taking off her mask. A teacher passionate to share her language. A banker questioning…

Become an International Host

We are recruiting for Hosts for Semester 1, 2018 between now and end of October, with a competitive selection process, including online registration of interest and group interviews. Offers will be sent to successful 2018 Hosts by week commencing 29 October. It is a great way to make new friends, gain cross-cultural skills and connections,…

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…

Write For Us – Wise ASSC

Are you passionate about writing and sharing your experiences as a La Trobe University international student? Share your writings online through Wise ASSC blog! Submissions can be fiction, non-fiction, comedic pieces, opinion pieces, advice, interviews, poetry or any body of work created by La Trobe students. Each piece should be 300 – 600 words. Exceptions…

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…