Support and advice

University life is one of the most important parts of the La Trobe experience, with a number of activities to participate in while you are completing your studies.

Before you leave

Things to consider before you leave your home country to study in Australia.

Your visa

Information on applying for a student visa, the University's and international student responsibilities, health insurance, bringing your family and permission to work.

Getting started at La Trobe

Essential information to get you enrolled and started in your course and at La Trobe.

Support services

La Trobe International provides support services to assist international students, and promote international student needs throughout the University. These services include:

  • individual student appointments
  • assistance to sponsored students
  • advice on academic expectations
  • information for Muslim students
  • the International Student Advisory Network (ISAN)
  • the International Student Barometer (ISB).

Sponsored Programs

Information for sponsors, sponsored students and Australia Awards students.

Finishing your studies

Information for graduating students - Ready, Set, Go workshop, transcripts and graduation, returning home, packing up and becoming an alumnus.

Information for students who may wish to interrupt their studies and leave their course at La Trobe - withdrawal and intermission of studies.

Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS): your rights and obligations

The University's and international students responsibilities, and visas FAQs