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.

Your Alumni Community: 2017 highlights

La Trobe alumni from across the globe reconnected with the University in 2017.

Share your graduation photos for a chance to win

Welcome to the La Trobe alumni community! Share your graduation photos on social media using #latrobealumni for your chance to win some great prizes.

La Trobe’s first fundraising campaign surpasses $23m

Generous supporters of La Trobe University have pledged more than $23 million to help fund the University’s bold vision for the future.

Return of art history welcomed by alumni

La Trobe Art History Alumni Chapter members say they are pleased to see art history studies continue at the University. 

La Trobe hosts world film premiere

Variations on Leonard French

Alumni delve into photography archives

A pop-up photographic exhibition curated by La Trobe alumni has launched.

Outdoor concert to celebrate La Trobe 50

Arts and music event soundvision a dazzling end to anniversary year

La Trobe’s live music legacy

La Trobe alumnus Spiro Espositos recalls the trail-blazing musicians that visited La Trobe in the 1970s

Dr Rowan Story: Building a career with no limits

La Trobe Alumnus Dr Rowan Story AM, RFD, has built a remarkable career combining his many interests and passions

Scholarship helps student secure a brighter future

A La Trobe Access Scholarship gave accounting student Nancy the chance to pursue her dream career.  

Pass it on: La Trobe academic gives back

La Trobe academic and alumnus Eddie Custovic is determined to give students the same opportunities he had

The science of dance: keeping ballet dancers healthy

La Trobe alumnus Dr Sue Mayes is principal physiotherapist and head of medical at The Australian Ballet.

Distinguished alumni honoured

La Trobe University has awarded eight eminent alumni with the 2017 La Trobe University Distinguished Alumni Award

Alumni mentors help students dream big

La Trobe University’s Career Ready Mentoring Program connects the University’s alumni with current students.

La Trobe alumnus returns to Bendigo with new exhibition

La Trobe University alumnus Rona Green has opened her latest exhibition.

Fulfilling a lifelong passion for education

La Trobe alumnus Deslea Guppy-Brittan understands the importance of a second chance.

Students given insights into depression

Five-person panel opens up to students about mental-health

Rock Steady: Support MdDS research

New campaign aims to raise funds for research into rare neurological condition.

Chinese entrepreneur combines best of both worlds

From Bundoora to Shanghai, Jill Tang is embracing life as an entrepreneur. 

La Trobe researchers join mission to save Siamese crocodiles

La Trobe University researchers swapped the Murray-Darling Basin for the mountains of Cambodia as part of new research.

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