La Trobe pushes button on new technology

La Trobe students and staff at the Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura and Shepparton campuses can now create their own high quality video with state-of-the-art One Button Studios. The studios are set up as self-service video recording suites and include a large interactive screen which can be used as a whiteboard, background or as a slideshow for…

Interested in working on Campus?

Jobs on Campus helps you connect with La Trobe employers who are looking to hire casuals on campus. Working on campus is convenient and can also help you develop employability skills valued by employers, make new connections, and contribute to a vibrant campus life. How does it work? Book and attend a Jobs on Campus…

Tips for exams

It is exam season again so don’t forget to check your exam timetables carefully for the date, time, venue, and allowable materials (where applicable). It is important that you familiarise yourself with the exam rules. Organising study groups with your classmates will be useful as you may have questions that they have the answers to…

La Trobe signals fossil fuel divestment

La Trobe University will phase out its investments in listed companies with a strong involvement in fossil fuels. The University Council recently endorsed a plan to fully divest from fossil-fuel related company investments over the next five years and commit to greater transparency on the carbon footprint of companies held in its investment portfolio. La…

Plants may have short-term memory

An international study has found plants may ‘remember’ periods of environmental stress by using a biochemical process that switches genes on and off. Known as ‘epigenetic change’ – modifications caused by an organism’s environment rather than by its DNA ­– this may help farmers maintain crop yields as the global use of phosphate fertiliser becomes…

Bendigo Campus to host new tech school

La Trobe University will host Bendigo’s newest and most innovative educational facility, as part of a multi-million dollar State Government funded program announced recently. A new Tech School will provide state-of-the-art equipment and resources for secondary-level students from across Bendigo. It will promote and encourage study in ‘STEM’ disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.…

Volunteers needed!

The Confucius Institute at La Trobe University is recruiting 30 volunteers to participate in the Chinese New Year celebration at Preston Market on 13 February 2016. The event will feature stage performance, street roaming and market stalls. You will be required to help with a costume show, assist with culture stores and stage management, and…