International students’ rental rights

Are you trying to find the right place to live while you’re studying in Victoria? Wondering if you should rent a room you’ve seen advertised online, or find a house to share with friends? Many international students face this challenge. But there are a few things you can do to ‘rent smart’ and avoid problems.…

Improve your grades workshops

Would you like to learn strategies to achieve your best and stay on top of your studies? Want to know how to improve your grades? Join a free ‘How to improve your grades’ workshop. It is a good opportunity to meet academic and support service teams at La Trobe University and learn tips and strategies…

Free Student Support Tutoring program

In addition to your regular lectures and tutorials some subjects also have Subject Support Tutors (SST) who provide extra assistance and advise you of resources and support services to help you achieve your best. This extra tutoring is available for selected subjects in both ASSC and SHE colleges. SSTs can help maximise your understanding of…

Renew your La Trobe Student Union membership

The La Trobe University Student Union (LTSU) is the peak representative body for La Trobe students at the Melbourne, Shepparton and Mildura campuses. Joining the LTSU membership program connects you to fantastic benefits including: Cheap Hoyts and Village movie tickets 5 per cent off Coles and Woolworths gift cards 10 per cent off purchases and…

Thinking about accommodation for 2016?

The Accommodation Servcies team can help you with on-campus accommodation options across their six campuses. On-campus accommodation is more than a place to live. They offer a strong sense of community through mentoring, social welfare and community engagement programs. If you decide to look for accommodation off campus, they can also help.  You can receive…

Ride to university for a FREE breakfast

Cycling is the most efficient way to get around the campus. In addition, you can improve your health, fitness and well-being easily. La Trobe University offers a lot of programs to support and encourage you to ride to campus. The Biker’s Brekkie is a free monthly event that offers a breakfast and coffee/tea/juice to students…

ASK La Trobe – cashless from 7 December

To create an improved experience for students on campus, ASK La Trobe on the Melbourne Campus will go cashless as of 7 December this year. This means ASK La Trobe will no longer accept cash and you will need to use credit or debit cards when you make payments relating to education related charges. This…

Looking for accommodation for 2016?

Register today for the La Trobe Off-Campus Accommodation Database at latrobe.studstays.com.au. Once registered, you will receive exclusive access to rental offers from real estate agents, private landlords and commercial student accommodation providers. For more information on your off-campus accommodation options, call Accommodation Services on +61 3 9479 1071 or email living@latrobe.edu.au.

Never a dull moment for excellent media student

Sarah Guganovic is an Australian student studying a Bachelor of Media at La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus. Sarah knew she wanted to work in the media industry, so she started looking for a course that offered insight into different areas of the industry and offered a balance of academic theory and practical skills – ultimately choosing…