Support for City Campus students

La Trobe recognises that there is a growing number of international students studying at our city campuses at Collins Street and Franklin Street. In order to provide better customer service to these students, International Student Services will visit the City Campus weekly on Wednesdays. This will begin from 15 March until the semester finishes. This…

Competition: we want your Melbourne story!

How did you end up in Victoria? What is a Melbourne experience you’ll never forget? Share your story for the chance to get published and win great prizes! Study Melbourne has partnered with Melbourne Writers Festival for the first time to bring your stories to life on the Fed Square big screen, and celebrate them…

Chinese student loves to volunteer

Zhe (Iris) Wang is an international student studying a Master of Professional Accounting at our Melbourne Campus. Originally from China, Iris experienced a complete culture shock when she moved to Melbourne to attend La Trobe. ‘It was very hard for me to adjust, because of the culture shock and different language…but what made it easier…

Lake Mountain Snow Trip – limited spots available!

Are you interested in jumping around in the snow? La Trobe International Student Services, La Trobe Melbourne, and La Trobe Accommodation Services are running a combined student snow trip to Lake Mountain. Date: Thursday 14 July 2016 Time: 08:00am Cost: $11 per person (Includes FREE return bus transport) Registration starts Thursday 19 May at 9:00am…

Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome 2016

The Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome is a special event that recognises and celebrates students’ contributions to the cultural life and diversity of the city. There are nearly 36,000 international students who live and study in Melbourne. This free event – produced by young people for young people – will have performances, interactive activities, roving entertainers,…

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Preston Market

This year, Chinese New Year—the Year of the Monkey—begins on Monday the 8 February and lasts until 27 January 2017. The New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and it is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes each year. It’s party time with the celebrations kicking off in Preston Market on…

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…