What you need to know about renting in Victoria

Relocating to a new city will naturally include tracking down a place to stay – somewhere close to your place of study with convenient transport links. There are a variety of different accommodation options on offer to suit individual needs and budgets. Renting in a brand new city can have its challenges. One international student…

Mexican student loves campus community

Alonso Navarro Mendoza is an international student studying a Master of Community Planning and Development at our Bendigo Campus. Originally from Mexico, Alonso moved to Melbourne in 2015 to further his education. ‘Having an international qualification in Mexico gives me value as a professional, because not many Mexicans have the opportunity to do a postgraduate…

Competition: we want your Melbourne story!

How did you end up in Victoria? What is a Melbourne experience you’ll never forget? Share your story for the chance to get published and win great prizes! Study Melbourne has partnered with Melbourne Writers Festival for the first time to bring your stories to life on the Fed Square big screen, and celebrate them…

Research centre to explore life inland

La Trobe University has launched a new research centre with a focus on environmental change and the Murray Darling Basin (a large area in south-eastern Australia containing many interconnected rivers and creeks). The Centre for the Study of the Inland (CSI) will draw researchers from across Victoria, including from our Albury-Wodonga Campus, where Vice-Chancellor Professor…

First Year @ La Trobe Blog

Check out the First Year Blog written by first year media students at La Trobe. Interested in an authentic new student experience? University tips and advice? Lifestyle, fashion, sports and events around Melbourne and Victoria? International writer Haj Songcuya from the Philippines focuses on the transition of coming to Melbourne, his experience starting university in…

Top 4 ways to enjoy autumn in Melbourne!

Autumn is here at La Trobe University, and boy is it looking pretty! Melbourne is a great city to be in during autumn, as the leaves change colour and everyone is in the mood to be outdoors. According to Experience Oz, autumn is the best time to visit Melbourne, with an average maximum temperature of…

Bendigo Campus to host new tech school

La Trobe University will host Bendigo’s newest and most innovative educational facility, as part of a multi-million dollar State Government funded program announced recently. A new Tech School will provide state-of-the-art equipment and resources for secondary-level students from across Bendigo. It will promote and encourage study in ‘STEM’ disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.…

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…