Support for students

We provide a range of support services designed especially for residential students. You can also access the variety of services on offer from the wider university.

Support programs on offer

Assisting you to achieve academic excellence is what we do best at La Trobe. We have staff and student leaders dedicated to educational support and a strong program designed to assist you with your studies.

There are a range of different health and wellbeing events across the year along with access to staff that can support you in challenging times. To reach out to one of our staff members, you can come into the Living at La Trobe reception or email us.


To apply for scholarships and bursaries, visit our scholarship page.

Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship

Find out more by visiting Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship.

Elite Athlete Housing Scholarship

To apply for this scholarship, please email our Program Coordinator. You must also apply to our Elite Athlete Program (LEAP).


To apply for an accommodation bursary, please download our Bursary Application [PDF 1.00MB] and email the completed form to

As a resident, you share responsibility the responsibility of maintaining a safe and enjoyable campus community. Our Rules of Residence clarify expectations and assist us in creating a respectful environment for all residents. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have read, understood and adhere to these rules.

Rules of Residence [PDF 1.23GB]

For more information

Please contact our helpful Residential Services team.