Volunteer in AFIS and improve the international student experience in Victoria

Australian Federation of International students (AFIS) is an award-winning and non-profit student organization aiming to enrich the international student experience in Australia. It was established in 2002 by a group of enthusiastic students, both domestic and international. It now continues to evolve and adapt to the changing environment to meet the needs of international students.…

Register now as a volunteer for Multicultural Week

La Trobe International, The Confucius Institute at La Trobe, La Trobe Student Union, La Trobe International Student Associate and La Trobe Student Wellbeing are pleased to announce that Multicultural Week at the Melbourne Campus will be held from 9 – 11 August. La Trobe International is looking for student volunteers to help run the event…

Volunteers Wanted: A Touch of Africa

A Touch of Africa is a community celebration that will showcase cultural heritage through a floor show of traditional dances, music & sharing of traditional finger foods. Spice up your winter night, energise your senses and dance to the exotic beats of music from Africa and the island of Mauritius. The event is proudly brought…

Chinese student loves to volunteer

Zhe (Iris) Wang is an international student studying a Master of Professional Accounting at our Melbourne Campus. Originally from China, Iris experienced a complete culture shock when she moved to Melbourne to attend La Trobe. ‘It was very hard for me to adjust, because of the culture shock and different language…but what made it easier…

Become an International Host

La Trobe International is looking for students interested in being International Hosts in Semester 2, 2016. You will help to create a vibrant host program that supports newly arrived international students and introduce them to new friends, La Trobe University and the city of Melbourne. It is a great way to make new friends, gain…

Sri Lankan student’s passion for computing

Charles De Silva Goonetilleke is a Sri Lankan student at La Trobe. A student in our Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours program, he arrived in Melbourne in 2012. While many students do not have a clue what they want to study at university until a year, a few months or even a few days…

Volunteers needed!

The Confucius Institute at La Trobe University is recruiting 30 volunteers to participate in the Chinese New Year celebration at Preston Market on 13 February 2016. The event will feature stage performance, street roaming and market stalls. You will be required to help with a costume show, assist with culture stores and stage management, and…

Internship opportunity

La Trobe University is offering an international student the opportunity for an unpaid internship at the Melbourne Campus, starting in February for 120 hours. Applications close 3 February. As a Marketing and Communications intern, you will work with the Library Research team to: plan and deliver a Library Research Commons communications/marketing plan edit and write…