Join the launch of the Multicultural Community Action Network

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) is inviting you to join the launch of the Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN) on 20 June 2015. You will hear from the community partners, enjoy music and have a delicious lunch. M-CAN aims to support community driven sexual health interventions and also provides community members with workshops,…

Managing stress

Are you looking for ways to manage stress while studying? University is intended to challenge and extend our knowledge and experience. Prepare for these challenges and you can make the most of the new knowledge and experiences without getting overwhelmed by the stress that this can involve. Here are some basic tips for the upcoming…

Workshops to help you get the best out of Australia

The Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS) presents free Live-Livelihood Workshops, aimed at ensuring international students live comfortably and safely in Australia. Live Workshops will help you transition into the Australian lifestyle while Livelihood Workshops will provide you with the necessary skills to make the most out of Australia. For details on workshop topics, ‘Like’…

Student support services on campus

Across La Trobe, we offer a number of different services to support our international students. Students can make a one-hour, confidential appointment with International Student Services (ISS) to talk about things like: academic, financial, accommodation, cultural and personal issues visa issues help on campus community activities and volunteer work opportunities critical incidents University policies and…

Study Melbourne Info Day

As an international student in Australia you have a lot of demands on your time and life. Understanding students’ needs, Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS) and the Victorian Government will hold the Study Melbourne Info Day to provide you a one-stop-shop for all the information and entertainment you need as an international student in…

Warning – scam alert

A scam is an unjust scheme devised to separate you from your money in a dishonest or deceitful way and give little or nothing in return. Scams generally involve organisations or individuals operating under unregistered or fraudulent names. Scams often prey on people’s vulnerability and use lies and tricks to convince you they are genuine.…

The best things about studying in Australia

Australia is known for its iconic beaches, thriving cities and friendly people and Australian universities are renowned for being some of the best in the world. But what are the best things about university studies in Australia? Class size – one of the most unique aspects of Australian universities is the small class sizes in…

International student guide to Victorian beaches

Summer is well and truly heating up here in Victoria, and our beaches are becoming more and more popular. We have put together a list of Victoria’s nicest and most convenient beaches, plus some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Victoria’s beautiful coastline. Australia has some of the best beaches…

Female International Student Advocacy Group

The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) is currently looking for two female international students from La Trobe University who are interested and committed in advocating for their health, rights and wellbeing.   MCWH is going to start this process by giving a voice to female international students and have at least two students from…