Agora Big Screen & Digital screens

Getting your content on screen

If you have existing artwork, please submit your digital screen content request using the online form.

Creating content for the screens

If you do not have existing artwork, you can create digital screen slides using our PowerPoint template below, by providing the screen specifications to your graphic designer or by asking creative services to create a slide on your behalf.

Create a slide/s using our template

To create your own slide/s use our Powerpoint template [PPT 70.7 KB]

1. Add a heading, short body text and an image to the PowerPoint (Use a high resolution image and keep the text short)

2. Send your completed slide/s to agorabigscreen@latrobe.edu.au

Here are some examples of good slides

Digital screen content specifications for graphic designers

If a graphic designer is creating your content - please provide them with the following guidance;

  • all screens are landscape
  • the screen resolution is 1920x1080
  • all images must be high resolution
  • all text must be short.

For further information refer to the following documents

or email agorabigscreen@latrobe,edu.au

Have content produced by creative services

If you are a La Trobe staff member and you want to create a digital screen slide for a La Trobe event/campaign/service - you can submit a digital marketing request to Creative Services using the Intranet.

Video submissions

If you want a video played on the Agora Big Screen and other digital screens on campus - please follow these steps:

1. ensure you have permission to use this video

2. ensure your video file is .mp4 and 720p or 1080p quality

3. caption your video (this is a legal requirement for accessibility). There is a captioning service within the University - for more information and captioning services please email ird@latrobe.edu.au

4. forward a link to your captioned .mp4 video file and your .srt caption file.

Screen locations

Melbourne Campus

  • Agora Big Screen (3x3 Videowall)
  • The Learning Commons (Level 1, 1 screen) (Level 2, 2 screens)
  • Donald Whitehead Buidling Foyer (Level 1, 2x2 screen video wall)
  • The Union Building (Union Hall, 1 screen)
  • Future Students Centre (David Myers Centre, Level 1, 1 screen)
  • Accommodation Services (Menzies College, 1 screen)
  • La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science (Level 1, 2 screens) (Level 2, 1 screen) (Level 4, 1 screen) (Level 5, 1 screen)
  • CareerReady Drop-in (Agora Level 2, 1 screen)

City Campus

  • Level 2 Foyer

If you are interested in having a digital screen in your area/building please contact agorabigscreen@latrobe.edu.au and we will look into this on your behalf.

Content Policy, Submission Guidelines and FAQs

Before making your content submission please review the following documents.

Feedback

If you have any feedback on the Agora Big Screen and its content please let us know using our feedback form.

Contact

For more information about the Agora Big Screen and other digital screens or to discuss content submissions please contact:

Colum Coomey – Media & Communications

T: 03 9479 6848
E: c.coomey@latrobe.edu.au