Graduations ceremonies now being live streamed

La Trobe University graduation ceremonies are now being live streamed – making sure no one misses out! If you have family or friends that are overseas who can’t make it to Australia for your big day, they can now watch you graduate live online. Graduates from all over the globe celebrated this week after the…

Top 5 ways to celebrate spring in Melbourne!

Spring has sprung at La Trobe University! Melbourne really comes alive during spring time, so we’ve put together the top 5 ways to enjoy this marvellous city in the spring. Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival – one of Melbourne’s premier sporting and cultural events, the Spring Racing Carnival is an iconic celebration of the warmer weather…

Making Asia our campus

La Trobe University students keen to make a difference on an international scale will receive more than AUD$600,000 thanks to Federal Government funding. Under the government’s New Colombo Plan, La Trobe has been awarded AUD$627,000 to fund La Trobe student projects across the Indo-Pacific region. The New Colombo Plan is designed to strengthen Australia’s relationships…

Top 5 things to do in Melbourne in winter

Don’t let the cold weather stop you from making the most of your spare time – enjoy Melbourne this winter! Skiing and snow resorts Experience all the thrill and excitement of Victoria’s snowfield in wintertime. There are ski courses suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Mt Buller is the most popular destination and is the most accessible major…

A weekend break in country Victoria

Want to spend a weekend learning about Australian culture and what it’s like living in regional Victoria? Interested in bushwalking, sightseeing, Aussie barbecues and more? Join the Weekend Break Program with us! La Trobe International is pleased to offer the opportunity for Melbourne Campus international students to experience Bendigo and Albury-Wodonga over the weekend of…

La Trobe students working with Kings XI Punjab in India

A memorandum of understanding between La Trobe University and Kings Punjab XI has seen seven interns working with the cricket team at the Indian Premier League. The students are working across the media, marketing, operations and sponsorship services divisions for the Kings XI Punjab team. The interns are undertaking research projects on Indian cricket and…

Adventure on bikes through Melbourne

The City of Melbourne invites international students to take part in an adventure through the streets of Melbourne, all on two wheels. All you need to get started is a smartphone, a helmet and one of the city’s blue share bikes (or bring your own bike!) Visit the 100 cities game’s website and get ready…

International student guide to Victorian beaches

Summer is well and truly heating up here in Victoria, and our beaches are becoming more and more popular. We have put together a list of Victoria’s nicest and most convenient beaches, plus some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Victoria’s beautiful coastline. Australia has some of the best beaches…

Top 10 cheap and free things to do in Melbourne

It can sometimes be tough living on a student budget, but luckily Melbourne is a city full of free and cheap activities that will excite and entertain. We have compiled a list of the top 10 cheap activities in Melbourne. So when you’re not busy studying, you can entertain yourself while not breaking the bank.…