Welcome to Open Day

Find your clever at Open Day

You may already know that we’re ranked within the top 2% of universities worldwide,* that we’ve been rated as well above world standard in 19 fields of research,** and that many of our courses are co-designed with industry input.

But there’s only so much you can learn from a website or a course guide.

Open Day is your chance to visit our campuses, step inside our world-class facilities, get up close and personal with our teaching staff, and have a real taste of university life. We can’t wait to welcome you.

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What’s on in 2017

Across all of our campuses you’ll have the chance to:

  • get a taste of what our courses offer, and meet inspiring academics and like-minded students
  • hear from our graduates and how La Trobe has made them career ready
  • visit the Aspire Hub to learn more about our early admissions program - you can even submit your application on the spot
  • tour our campuses and see the massive investment being made into new teaching and learning facilities
  • learn about overseas study exchange opportunities
  • discover the fun side of La Trobe through our many clubs and societies, as well as La Trobe Sport.

It’s not all about courses and study – at the Melbourne and Bendigo Open Days, you’ll also enjoy live entertainment and a food truck precinct. There’s plenty more yet to be announced – register for updates to get all the latest.

Tune in to open day radio

Tune into our Open Day Radio on Sunday 6 August from 10am to 4pm. Our students will be interviewing staff and prominent alumni as well as their peers to give an insight into uni life. You can drop by the Agora in the centre of the Melbourne Campus to watch and listen, or stream live from upstart.net.au!

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Areas of study

Every La Trobe Open Day gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in our broad range of study areas. Some courses are offered across all our locations, whilst others are taught at specific campuses. Our Melbourne campus in Bundoora is our largest with over 26,000 students and more than 80 undergraduate courses to choose from – and at Open Day they’ll all be at your fingertips.

Health and Psychology

Location: Simpson lawn

  • Art Therapy
  • Audiology
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Dentistry; Oral Health
  • Dietetics
  • Health Admissions
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Physiology and Anatomy
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Paramedicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Sports Counselling & Athlete Welfare

Arts and Humanities

Location: Union Hall

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Asian Studies
  • Creative & Professional Writing
  • Crime, Justice & Legal Studies
  • Criminology
  • English
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Languages
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media & Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Screen
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability & Human Geography
  • Theatre & Drama

Education

Location: Union Hall

  • Early Childhood
  • Educational Studies
  • Primary Education
  • Physical, Health and Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Technology Education

Business and Commerce

Location: Donald Whitehead Building (level 1)

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Commerce
  • Commerce double degrees
  • Corporate finance
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event management
  • Finance
  • Financial management
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Leadership and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport management
  • Tourism and hospitality

Media and Communications

Location: HUED

  • Journalism
  • Media Industries
  • Public Relations
  • Sport Journalism

Engineering and IT

Location: West Lecture Theatre Foyer

  • Business Information Systems
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Engineering & IT Admissions
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Nanotechnology and Physics

Science

Location: LIMS 1

  • Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences
  • Bachelor of Biological Sciences
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences
  • Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Wildlife & Conservation Biology)
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Genetics
  • Maths and Statistics
  • Nanotechnology and   Physics
  • Science Admissions
  • Wildlife Sanctuary

Law and Criminology

Location: Donald Whitehead (level 2)

  • Law
  • Criminology

Creative Arts

Location: Union Hall

  • Screen
  • Writing
  • Visual Arts
  • Theatre

* Webometrics ranks universities based on their web presence: the 2017 ranking identifies 24,000 universities (source)
** Excellence in Research for Australia (source)