International students speak about their uni experiences

Earlier this month, 45 staff and a small number of research students from diverse areas across the University gathered in the John Scott Meeting House. Five international students (from Malaysia, Vietnam, Nepal and Mexico) who are studying at the Bundoora, Bendigo and Albury/Wodonga campuses, spoke about their experiences at La Trobe. Students discussed their experiences…

How to stick to your monthly budget

When you move away from home to a new city, sticking to your monthly budget can be a daunting task. But we are here to make things a little easier for you. Here are some tips on how to plan and stick to your monthly budget. Allocate an appropriate budget The worst thing you can…

What to do if you’re feeling sick

In Australia, medical treatment may be different to your home country. Hospitals are only used for serious conditions that need immediate medical attention.  Generally you will first visit a doctor, who will arrange the treatment plan for you. If you are holding OSHC cover with Allianz Global Assistance, search on their website for an extensive…

Free immunisation for your child

Does my child need immunisations in Australia? Childcare centres and kindergartens require a record of your child’s immunisation history. If your child was immunised overseas they may have missed out on important vaccines that help to protect them from diseases related to Australia. What if my child was immunised overseas? Many countries do not follow…