Celebrating our supporters

Thank you to each and every person who donates to La Trobe - your gifts help us to Make the Difference.

Recognising the generosity of our supporters is important to us. Read inspiring stories about donors and the change they are supporting below, as well as stories about some of our influential alumni.

Back in business: Physiotherapist becomes entrepreneur

Mark Alexander’s physiotherapy degree opened a world of opportunities.

A proud culture of philanthropy

La Trobe has received significant philanthropic gifts in its 50-year-history.

Lending a hand in times of crisis

La Trobe alumnus Dr Katherine Franklin has forged a career in the humanitarian sector, working in Afghanistan and South Sudan.

La Trobe University Football Club turns 50

As La Trobe University celebrates its 50th anniversary, so too does the University’s beloved football club.

La Trobe's political trailblazers

La Trobe University alumni are present in almost every facet of Australian public life, with the political sphere no exception.

Graduate Outcomes Survey: Have your say

If you completed a course at La Trobe in 2014, now is your chance to shape higher education for future students.

Aesop CEO engineers his dream career

La Trobe alumnus Michael O’Keeffe has applied the skills he gained as an engineer to the world of business.

Jack’s story: ‘A helping hand meant I could continue my degree’

An emergency fund for La Trobe students living on campus helped Jack Parwata focus on his future

Win business class flights to join La Trobe’s 50th anniversary celebrations

Share your La Trobe story for a chance to win return business class flights to Melbourne or Hong Kong.

Have your say in the Graduate Outcomes Survey

If you're a recent graduate, the Australian Government wants to hear from you.

Alumni awarded for excellence

La Trobe alumni recognised for their contribution to community

Honouring our inspirational alumni

La Trobe University has recognised seven alumni for their significant career achievements.

La Trobe’s autism research on the global stage

La Trobe's autism research on the global stage

Ending violence against women

La Trobe alumnus Emily Maguire is leading a growing movement to end violence against women and children.

Vale Inga Clendinnen 1934-2016

La Trobe University mourns the death of Inga Clendinnen, internationally-acclaimed historian and valued colleague.

Sparking Vietnam's tech boom

La Trobe alumnus Aaron Everhart is paving the way for tomorrow's entrepreneurs

History repeats

How two generations of La Trobe graduates share their passion for history with others.

John Monash Scholar, Dr Cathy Vaughan

Following her studies at La Trobe, it was a generous scholarship that helped Dr Cathy Vaughan turn her research goals into a reality.

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