Living on campus

Make the most of your time at University by living on-campus and enjoying our residential programs and social events with new friends.

We want to make sure your time living at La Trobe is full of good times and exciting memories.

Student experience

Our student leaders and helpful staff organise a range of activities throughout the year for you to participate in. We want you to enjoy your time living on residence and these social and cultural activities are optional for all students.

Social Engagement

Throughout the year we organise a whole range of exciting social and cultural activities. From formal balls, comedy evenings, trivia nights, movie nights and more. You can choose to take part in as many activities as you please

Outbound program

Our outbound program gives you the opportunity to adventure across Australia and internationally with some incredible experiences on offer.


The ignite program focuses on culture, music and arts. This year if you’re a lover of all things arts, ignite can take you to Shrek the Musical, Cirque Du Soleil, the Royal Melbourne Show and many more cultural experiences.

Sporting program

Our sporting program consists of a wide range of sports so that everyone can be involved. AFL football, tennis, soccer, netball, basketball and to name a few. There is also a state-of-the-art sporting facility on campus which all students are able to utilise!

Student Leadership

Student Leadership

Second year residents have the opportunity to access a range of leadership opportunities, with a focus on health, social, academic, safety or organisational support. We have long-term and short-term roles for all types of students, giving you the chance to lead and support your community.

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For more information

Please contact our helpful Residential Services team.