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…

Welcome to 2016!

Happy New Year and welcome to 2016. On behalf of the La Trobe Times team, we wish you a happy New Year and hope that you all had a safe and relaxing break. Want to improve your grades? Feel like you didn’t achieve your best last semester? You can attend a free ‘How to improve…

Be a Connect Host in 2016

Being a Connect Host is a good opportunity to: welcome new peers on campus during Orientation and help them transition to university life in the first six seeks of the semester gain pathways to casual employment at La Trobe University as a paid Connect Leader claim credit towards the La Trobe Volunteering Award develop leadership…

Careers MasterClass is coming

Are you applying for graduate jobs or internships? Don’t miss this three-hour MasterClass workshop by the Careers and Employability team at La Trobe University. You will learn lots of tips on putting together your resume, networking, applying for jobs online and succeeding at interviews. It is also a good opportunity to hear from Graduate Employers…

Are you aware of your workplace rights?

Like many international students, you may get a part-time or casual job while you study in Australia if your visa allows. It is important to know your rights in the workplace. The Fair Work Ombudsman has developed a fact sheet to help international students understand their basic workplace rights, where to obtain information, and how…

The industries hiring in 2016 in Australia

Work is changing rapidly; many of the jobs that we know will disappear in the next few years. According to a report from PwC: ‘The jobs most likely to survive the next couple of decades require high levels of social intelligence, technical ability and creative intelligence.’ If you want to future-proof your career, turn to…

Internship opportunities for international students

Six exciting internship opportunities are available now and details are listed as below. Apply today as they will not last long! Applications close on Wednesday 25 November 2015. Internship program is a great way for international students to gain an understanding of Australian workplace culture and industry, develop professional networks, and improve employability skills. You…

Free job coaching for women

Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE) offer a range of support and programs for women. They’re currently running different employment and career workshops on Mondays 11 am to 1 pm to support women in their job searches and/or career development. You’ll get support from a female professional job coach on: job-hunting techniques, resume tips and…