Speak Up

La Trobe recognises that our students are experiencing difficult times during COVID-19. More than ever, engaging in self-care and supporting your own wellbeing is essential to support your coping during these unprecedented times.  Tips to help maintain your wellbeing: Look after yourself physically, through a healthy diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep; Learn how to…

Support Services for international students

Are you new students? Not yet familiar with University systems (e.g. LMS) or processes? Do you need help to understand the timing of assessment tasks, what is expected of them and where you can go for assistance?   You may benefit from the service provided by our Student Development Advisers on your campus who help…

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,…

457 visa changes – what do they mean for international students?

Following the Australian Government’s recent announcement about changes to its temporary skilled work visas, Study Melbourne have prepared the following Q&A to clear up any questions you have about how the changes might affect international students. Q. Will these changes affect Australia’s Student Visa (subclass 500) or the Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485)? A: No.…

Exam tips

The Colleges and the Peer Learning Adviser Service at Melbourne Campus will be running Exam Prep Sessions lead up to the exam period. Save the dates and learn tips to help you survive your exams: Referencing Workshop (Harvard and APA6): Wednesday 10 May Bundoora Campus 1-2 pm TLC315 If referencing makes your brain hurt you are not alone-…