Environmental Initiatives

Find out more about our focus on the environment and sustainability. Explore our initiatives, key courses and research programs.

At La Trobe, we are committed to learning, teaching and research which heightens an awareness of environmental issues and to achieving a more sustainable future.

Environmental Courses and Research

La Trobe offers a number of courses and research programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level which focus on the environment, natural resource management and sustainable development


La Trobe University is part of the government initiative Greenhouse Challenge Plus which aims to reduce waste and increase energy efficiency. Find out about our recycling, energy management and sustainability projects.

Green Transport

Leave the car at home and walk, cycle, car-pool or take public transport to La Trobe instead. Find out about how you can make a big difference.

Water Use

La Trobe takes its responsibility to conserve and re-use water very seriously. Learn about our water saving initiatives.

Wildlife Sanctuary

Visit the Melbourne Wildlife Sanctuary at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus. With over 100 hectares of conservation land, it is home to kangaroos, wombats, and kookaburras, amongst many other indigenous species.