Rebels and Student Services rugby outing

You are invited by La Trobe International, in partnership with the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club, to enjoy a night out watching two of Australia’s favourite teams in action at the Super Rugby. The event will be held on Saturday 13 May from 6 pm to 10 pm at the AAMI Park in Melbourne. You…

The gift of membership

La Trobe University has recently announced a new partnership with historical AFL Club, Carlton. AFL is a huge part of the cultural fabric of Victoria and attending the footy is a great Australian experience. Thanks to Carlton’s new partnership with La Trobe University, you can experience Melbourne’s unique Australian football culture for free. You have…

Studying US basketballers’ knee pain

A research team led by La Trobe University has just received an AUD$200 000 grant to study troubling knee conditions that affect about 40 per cent of professional basketball players. Jill Cook is the lead researcher on the three-year project and is Professor of Musculoskeletal Health in La Trobe’s Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre. She said…

La Trobe graduate working at national soccer club

Stefan Zinni was introduced to soccer when he was five, played for South Melbourne FC for almost 10 years and now plays as a speedy winger and midfielder for 2015 National Youth League champions, Melbourne City FC. ‘My dad (former Socceroo, Andrew Zinni) introduced me to soccer in the backyard where we’d have a kick…

La Trobe taekwondo champion takes on other universities

The Victorian Inter-Uni Taekwondo Championships again attracted big numbers, with five universities participating in the 2015 competition. The day ran from 9.00am to 6.00pm with competitors across five universities in attendance. The competition required participants to be a registered member of a Victorian University Club, with a variety of weight divisions on offer across the…

Register for free AFL tickets

It’s that time of year again! Be part of tradition and join the game between Essendon Football Club vs Melbourne Football Club on Saturday 11 July. It’s a good opportunity to meet Victorians, make new friends and experience the great Australian Rules Football (AFL) with a history of more than 150 years! Registration closes on…

Are you interested in lunch time soccer?

Do you want to have fun with your friends? And make new ones too? Would you like to be physically active playing soccer (football) at the Melbourne City Football Club training facility? Do you need a break from your studies? If yes, the Melbourne City Football Club would like you to participate in a survey…

Experience Australian Rules Football (AFL) free!

GLoBALL is a joint initiative run by the Essendon Football Club and Cricket Victoria to introduce international students to Australian sporting culture. They are offering students free tickets to watch a game at Etihad Stadium! It is a great way for you to learn more about the sport and why footy is a culture in…

Free ticket to the footy

The Carlton Football Club’s New Blue’s Program is an initiative to introduce international students to the game of AFL, the Carlton Football Club and also assist in making you feel included in the Melbourne community. Carlton is offering you the chance to attend a game at Etihad Stadium and participate in a completely unique match…