Aussie animals you’ll see on campus!

Australia is home to many strange and wonderful animals, some of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Lots of unique Australian species live at La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus, located in beautiful bushland about 14 kilometres from inner-city Melbourne. The Campus is also home to the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary, which was set…

Need help with academic matters?

Peer Learning Advisers (PLAs) are experienced and successful students who are trained by Student Learning and Library teams to assist you in studies and use of the Library. PLAs assist with inquiries to the level of their experience and connect students to other resources and services if more assistance is required. They come from a…

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.…

New international students arrive at La Trobe!

Newly arrived international students have made it to Orientation at La Trobe University! Events on the Melbourne Campus introduced over a thousand new international students to life at La Trobe. Events included a City Amazing Race, which saw students rushing around the city solving problems and finding clues. Everyone won a prize and made some…

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,…

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…

Our connections with the art world

La Trobe’s connection to the art world has a long history. La Trobe University’s Art Collection is one of the most significant university collections in the country and charts the development of Australian art practice since the mid-1960s. La Trobe University Museum of Art, located on the Melbourne Campus, engages in historical and contemporary art…