The Bendigo Campus Transformation Program is responding to the strategic objectives for the Campus to:
Welcome the community in
Transform the Flora Hill Campus
Reach out and embrace Bendigo
Connect to the world.
Work is now underway on the $50 million transformation of the Campus. When completed, students and staff will enjoy modern, high-tech facilities in which to learn and teach. Four main projects make up the Bendigo Campus Transformation Program.
New Engineering Building
The new Engineering building will enable La Trobe University Bendigo Campus to offer engineering, technology, maths and science courses in a state-of-the-art facility.
Contemporary four- storey glass and steel structure designed by Vincent Chrisp architects and inspired by the nature of the courses to be taught within.
Latest technology and state-of-the-art engineering facilities.
New contemporary engineering teaching spaces & academic workspace accommodation.
Specialised engineering research spaces to attract and collaborate with industry.
The third floor of the building will house the State Government funded Bendigo Tech School.
Ready to use
Tech School in mid-2018
Engineering facility in late 2018
Expanded Library/Student Union Building
The expanded Library / Student Union building will double the current space for learning and studying, including the creation of new informal learning areas.
The building extension will featured a curved glass façade, cafés, and community events space.
Increased number of open, adaptable and contemporary designed spaces for individual and group study.
A welcoming, flexible and integrated student centred support zone
New research commons.
Technology enabled computing, wireless connectivity, printing and power.
Enhanced student experience with new informal learning spaces for students to use after hours.
Ready to use
New Entry Plaza and Bus Route
The introduction of the Arrivals Plaza and bus route will provide a new front door to the Campus and improved access, greatly enhancing the student and visitor experience.
Increased sustainable transport facilities on Campus.
New bus route through the Campus.Greater public transport accessibility for disabled students, staff and visitors to the Campus.
Arrivals Plaza that connects into an expanded Library/Student Union Building.
Informal outdoor study and community space.
Ready to use
New Sports Change Rooms and Field Lighting
New Sports Field Lighting & Change Rooms, including end-of-journey bike change facilities, available for University sports groups and after-hours by the Bendigo community
Under cover Bike Store with lockers and shower facilities.
Two change rooms for sports team training.
Change rooms able to be opened up to create a larger space.
Multi-purpose room for sports training and learning activities
Lighting towers that allows after hours use of the sports field.