Free tickets: Melbourne Comedy Festival opening week

Melbourne International Comedy Festival favourites are back in town. With a FREE sample of The Comedy Festival shows from this year and last year. This will be a night where you are guaranteed the best medicine – plenty of laughter! You’ll get to enjoy over two hours of great stand-up comedy.   When: Monday 10 to Friday 14…

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…

Join La Trobe Student Union – now only $25

La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) membership for 2017 is only $25 and gives you access to LTSU member perks – hundreds of discounts for grocery shopping, cinemas, Agora cafes, online shopping and travel. You also receive a free Golden Ticket so you can attend a major LTSU event for free! Join us now online and save!  

Happy holidays!

This is the last edition of La Trobe Times 2016 until we return in January 2017. La Trobe International would like to wish all of you and your families a very happy and safe holiday. Whether you have now completed your studies at La Trobe or you will be returning next semester, we wish you…

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…

New Year’s Eve: midnight fireworks

If you are in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve, bring your friends to enjoy free music and entertainment starting from 6 pm in the city. You will be amazed by multimedia entertainment, music, visuals and pyrotechnic effects. You can join in the official countdown and watch the skyline erupt in a dazzling display of colour…

Free things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city of around 4.5 million people that enjoys clean fresh air and beautiful parks and gardens. Are you looking for something to do in Melbourne during this holiday? Melbourne has been ranked as the world’s best liveable city six years in a row and there are many free things you…

Kris Kringle Night Market is open on Thursdays

Northcote Town Hall’s much loved annual Kris Kringle Night Market returns this December over four Thursday evenings. The market will feature over 60 stalls exclusively selling locally designed and handcrafted items, and will coincide with late night trading along the High street strip, making Northcote a one-stop destination for Christmas shopping. The market is a…