Life is better with a Buddy – Join Virtual Buddy program

The buddy program provides an opportunity to develop cross cultural friendships. The Buddy program helps La Trobe students to make friends, develop peer networks, and engage in cross-cultural exchange. The program not only helps students develop language and intercultural communication skills, but it also helps build global awareness as well as rewarding friendships between students.…

Free event: Joining the Dot’s Welcome Dinner Project

Would you like to attend a local welcome dinner, make friends and practice English? Join the Welcome Dinner Project! The Welcome Dinner Project (initiated by Joiningthedots) is aiming to create a sense of community especially for newly arrived people such as international students. You will be invited to a local Australian home to share different…

Become an e-friend in Semester 2, 2017

La Trobe International is looking for current international students who are willing to help new students with their preparations and settling into university life. An e-friend is an experienced La Trobe University student who volunteers time to answer queries about living in Australia and studying at La Trobe University through Facebook and/or Weibo. In return,…

Join our Facebook group for international students

The Facebook group ‘La Trobe International Students Connect’ is an informal support network where you can find out information and ask questions about living, studying and working in Australia from those who know best – current La Trobe International students and alumni. Join now to connect with other La Trobe international students and be the…

Join our Facebook group

The Facebook group ‘La Trobe International students Connect’ is an informal support network where you can find out information and ask questions about living, studying and working in Australia from those who know best – current La Trobe International students and alumni. Join now.

Become an e-friend in Semester 1, 2017

La Trobe International is looking for current international students who are willing to help new students with their preparations and settling into university life. An e-friend is an experienced La Trobe University student who volunteers time to answer queries about living in Australia and studying at La Trobe University through Facebook and/or Weibo. In return,…

Volunteer in AFIS and improve the international student experience in Victoria

Australian Federation of International students (AFIS) is an award-winning and non-profit student organization aiming to enrich the international student experience in Australia. It was established in 2002 by a group of enthusiastic students, both domestic and international. It now continues to evolve and adapt to the changing environment to meet the needs of international students.…

You’re invited: Welcome Dinner in Southbank

Do you love trying new food and meeting new people? Have you always wanted to meet local residents/Australians? Do you enjoy cooking and/or eating? If the answer is yes, you don’t want to miss the FREE Welcome Dinner in Southbank! The Southbank Community Welcome Dinner will celebrate the diversity of Southbank through food and connection.…