Events and culture

Events on campus

Experience La Trobe - try La Trobe for the day with these hands-on events for secondary students.

Events at La Trobe - go to public lectures, study workshops, markets, conferences and more.

Student Union events - find out about parties, awards, film screenings, theatre and other events.

Orientation events - get oriented in your first week at university across all campuses.


Visual Arts Centre at La Trobe - visit Bendigo's Visual Arts Centre for contemporary visual art exhibitions and public programs.

Phyllis Palmer Gallery - see exhibitions from students, staff and alumni in the Phyllis Palmer Gallery in Bendigo.

La Trobe Museum of Art - visit the La Trobe Museum of Art on our Bundoora campus for exhibitions and events on historical and contemporary art.

Student clubs and societies - join one of over seventy clubs and societies at La Trobe with everything from the Chemistry Krew to Sanspants Radio.

Student theatre and film - join the audience or the crew for student theatre and film productions.

Talks and public lectures

iTunes U - listen to hundreds of free lectures on ancient Roman history, physics, molecular science, law or more.

Bold Thinking - La Trobe’s Bold Thinking Series is a public lecture series unlike any other.

Ideas and Society - join the audience or watch online for a series of debates and public lectures convened by Professor Robert Manne.

Bars and cafes

Hangar Cafe - the Wodonga Student Association's Hangar Cafe in the student amenities building is licensed and open during semester.

Sweeney's Cafe - Sweeney's Cafe is run by the Bendigo Student Association and is in the Student Union Building, Bendigo Campus.

Eagle Bar - the Eagle Bar in the Student Union Building on the Bundoora campus is licensed and open Monday to Friday.

Bytes 101 - Bytes 101 on the Shepparton campus is open for breakfast and lunch.