About the Campus

Study in the heart of Sydney

Study at one of Australia’s leading universities in our new state-of-the-art campus, officially opened in 2017.  Located in the centre of the city’s business precinct, the Campus is close to part-time work and internship opportunities, and is just minutes’ walk away from major transport hubs, shopping centres, vibrant café districts and the city's world-renowned icons.

With just under 1000 students, the Sydney Campus offers a friendly and supportive community for you to learn and make friends. Our students originate from more than 20 countries and contribute to a rich, multicultural education experience.

The Sydney Campus offers foundation studies and diploma programs, along with a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the areas of accounting, business, management, IT and health sciences.

Services and support

The Sydney Campus gives you access to a range of support services to help you as you study.

Academic Integrity Module (AIM)

If you are a commencing undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student you will be enrolled in the Academic Integrity Module, and you will be expected to complete it as part of your course requirements.

The module will:
- Guide you through your responsibilities as a student
- Provide examples of correct academic conduct
- Show you where to find useful information and examples of referencing styles specific to your course

Academic workshops

Academic workshops are held regularly throughout each semester, providing extra support to students in a variety of areas including:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Information technology
  • Exam preparation
  • Pronunciation language support
  • Presentation skills

Workshops are conducted by an academic skills advisor and student mentors. Students will be notified of upcoming workshops via the student portal and noticeboards throughout Sydney Campus.

Academic skills advisors

Academic skills advisors provide academic support to students wanting to excel in their studies, or students experiencing difficulty with their studies and wanting the support to improve.

To make an appointment to see an academic skills advisor please see reception.

Alumni and advancement

Regardless of where your life takes you, we hope your relationship with La Trobe continues beyond campus life. Find out more about becoming part of our alumni community.

Career support

Take advantage of our internship program and get job ready! Internships are usually 12- to 16-weeks long and enable students to transfer knowledge and theories from their course into the workplace.

We also provide one-on-one coaching to help you develop your interview skills and resume writing abilities, preparing you for your internship within a corporate environment.

For information on the internship program see reception to make an appointment with an academic skills advisor.

Complaints procedure

The Student Grievance Policy has been developed to ensure all current and prospective students of La Trobe University Sydney Campus are given access to a fair complaints resolution and appeals process. The Student Grievance Policy can be viewed online via the student portal.

If a complaint is not settled internally at the Sydney Campus, students may contact the Overseas Student Ombudsman.

Please note: students must continue to attend all classes at all stages of the appeals process. The below diagram outlines the Sydney Campus complaints handling procedure.

Counselling service

We all experience difficult and confusing time in our lives. Our counselling service provides several ways to explore and address your concerns, including free, confidential sessions with our campus psychologist.

Alternatively, you can access La Trobe's self-help resources online.

For more information about our free on-site counselling service, make an appointment with student services at reception.

Information technology support

For any information technology issues please see reception as your first point of contact, and then call (02) 9397 7600.

Internship program

Internships are temporary positions within commercial organisations that give you on-the-job training. Some of the benefits include:

  • invaluable experience in the workplace
  • a workplace reference at the end of your internship
  • a chance to put your knowledge into practice
  • an opportunity to enhance your resume writing skills, interview techniques and communication skills.

Enquire about the internship program at reception.

Legal services

Free legal advice for international students is available at the Redfern Legal Centre. To make an appointment phone (02) 9698 7645 or visit rlc.org.au. Appointments are available in person or via webcam.

You can get free, confidential and independent legal advice about:

  • Your accommodation, your job, money issues, car accidents and fines
  • Discrimination, domestic violence and family law
  • Complaints about colleges or universities
  • How these problems can affect student visas

Mentors and orientation buddies

Our student mentors are here to help you develop your study skills conducting peer-tutoring sessions in areas such as accounting or marketing.

If you would like to arrange a time to meet with a student mentor or if you are interested in becoming a student mentor please see reception for more details.

Our orientation buddies are second, third and fourth-year students who are here to help new students settle in to university life, provide campus tours and answer any questions students may have. You can meet an orientation buddy during the orientation and enrolment period at the beginning of each semester.

If you’re interested in becoming an orientation buddy see reception for more details.

Student Representative Council (SRC)

Have your say on how to improve the Sydney Campus and add to your resume at the same time by being a member of the Student Representative Council (SRC). The group consists of volunteer students who act as a consultation point between Sydney Campus students and staff, to uncover possible ways of enhancing the student experience.

The experience will help you develop leadership skills and increase your La Trobe community network. You will also be the driving force behind making the Sydney Campus a better place to study and help the staff to continuously improve the student experience.

Register your interest: src-sydney@latrobe.edu.au