Orientation is your opportunity to experience your La Trobe community first hand - meet new friends in your course, explore your campus and learn everything you need to hit the ground running!

Whether you're an international student coming early to register or you're a local starting your first year of uni, find the right dates for you and then follow the steps below to get the most out of your Orientation.

Orientation at your campus

  Melbourne Bendigo Albury-Wodonga Mildura Shepparton
International students International registration
Mon 16 - Wed 18 Feb
International registration
Thu 19 - Fri 20 Feb
International registration
Thu 26 - Fri 27 Feb
 Orientation - International specific
Mon 23 Feb
Orientation - International specific
Mon 23 Feb
All students Orientation
Tue 24 - Fri 27 Feb
Tue 24 - Thu 26 Feb
Thu 26 - Fri 27 Feb
Thu 26 Feb 
Wed 25 - Thu 26 Feb

Getting ready


Orientation Planner

Use the Orientation Planner online system (available in Dec) to check out the events before the day and build a personalised schedule to bring with you.

Get the App


Prefer to plan on the go? Download the Orientation app to your mobile device to have the events schedule at your fingertips on the day.

Getting around


Getting involved

During O-Week, the whole La Trobe community comes out to play! You can:

  • Meet fellow students
  • Join a student club or society
  • Join a sports team
  • Get your student card
  • Explore the library
  • Check out your student organisation
  • Find a favourite cafe


Connect Mentors

We strongly encourage you to sign up to be paired with a Connect Mentor. They are students who can help you navigate the university and campus and give you support in your critical first six weeks. Having a Connect Mentor will make things much easier for you.


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