University reputation

The University has an international reputation for academic excellence and innovation and offers a range of courses, research and study options in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Business, Law and Management; Health Sciences and Social Work; Information Technology and Engineering; and Sciences and Psychology.

Our reputation

Our courses are supported by the world-renowned La Trobe University library, excellent teaching facilities, industry placement and study exchange opportunities, as well as dedicated teaching and support staff.

Student satisfaction is important to La Trobe – we offer a variety of student services, facilities, and support.

La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2013), one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

La Trobe is a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Australia alliance.

Close linkages with industry and government

La Trobe has strong links to industry, business and government.

The AgriBio Research Centre built on our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus - a joint project of the Victorian government and La Trobe. We have a number of research centres and institutes with some internationally renowned researchers. For more information see the Research Centres and Institutes page.

The La Trobe Research and Development Park is also located at Melbourne (Bundoora), while the Victorian Innovation Park is located at our Bendigo campus. For more information see our Research and Development park site.

Other reasons for choosing La Trobe

At La Trobe you’ll join an incredibly diverse and friendly community - one with a strong spirit and identity, and one that offers peaceful and beautiful campus environments. And whatever your interests, you’ll find like-minded colleagues and a fantastic range of social and recreational activities that enable you to enjoy your time at La Trobe to the fullest.

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Recruitment contacts

Jobs for students

Graduates and students can visit our Careers and Employment website.

Staff profiles

Interviews with staff highlighting their exceptional work at La Trobe are provided on our Community site.