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.

The science of dance: keeping ballet dancers healthy

La Trobe alumnus 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.

FutureMaker Fund makes student's dream possible

Thanks to generous donors from La Trobe's alumni community, Sahar can continue her studies.

Scholarship supports dentistry dream

Thanks to generous support, La Trobe Bendigo student Xiong Han Yong is a step closer to a career in dentistry.

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.

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