Why La Trobe

Discover the benefits of choosing La Trobe for your semester abroad.

La Trobe offers students a world class education. For the first time, we are ranked in the top 400 of all major world university ranking system: QS Rankings, Time Higher Education Rankings, and the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Our strengths as a university are in Teaching, Research, and Student Support.

We are located in Melbourne, recently rated as the world’s most liveable city for the sixth consecutive year (by the Economist Intelligent Unit) and the second best student city (QS Best Student Cities 2016)! Come and study with us to discover why Melbourne is considered the cultural and sporting capital of Australia.

You can start your experience with us by joining the pre-orientation trip that is run each semester. The trip will provide you with a great opportunity to meet other study abroad and exchange students whilst seeing some of the amazing sights of Victoria.

Study Abroad Pre-Orientation Video

We can also offer you the unique opportunity to volunteer at the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary. Volunteers can assist the sanctuary with educational tours, marketing, office and administration and more.

La Trobe proudly offers high level of student support and services with dedicated study abroad and international student services teams. As a study abroad or exchange student with us, you will also have access to all of our student services including:

Student Support Offerings