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Gardening tips: 5 reasons to grow indigenous plants

Having adapted to the local conditions over thousands of years, indigenous plants are great for your garden. Find some for your backyard with this expert advice from alumni at La Trobe’s indigenous plant nursery.

Words of wisdom from La Trobe alumni: persistence, resilience and curiosity

We asked La Trobe graduates what piece of advice they would give to the incoming class of 2021.

3 ways to live well into old age

When it comes to ageing, you’ve probably heard the mantra: eat healthily, stay active and get regular check-ups. But how much do you know about the importance of laughing, learning and being listened to?

Graduating in a pandemic: 5 must-read stories about La Trobe’s newest alumni

A new nursing grad who’s following a generations-strong family profession. Alumni employers who are giving our latest grads a career kickstart. See a snapshot of the La Trobe spirit through our top graduation stories.

What future foods will be on your Christmas table in 2050?

Edible algae? Surprising seeds? Insects? La Trobe’s scientists and nutritionists reveal what sustainable fare could be on your plate in Christmases to come.

Nurse/Soldier, Teacher/Firefighter: Meet the 'slashies' pursuing their passion with more than one role

These La Trobe slashies have carried their passion for helping others into diverse portfolio careers: from teaching teens and nursing patients, to rolling out COVID testing and helping disaster-stricken communities.

La Trobe's New Colombo Plan Scholars

Five La Trobe students receive New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Outstanding graduate outcomes

Strong results for employment and course satisfaction

Distinguished alumna champions nursing education

Brenda Lim Bee Khim is a La Trobe Distinguished Alumna who has shown extraordinary dedication to the nursing profession for more than three decades

‘It’s been crazy’: how COVID-19 data fast-tracked Sadiya’s digital health career

Sadiya Askar was one of the first health informatics graduates hired by the Victorian Department of Health’s COVID-19 response team. She takes us behind the scenes in a typical day of data wrangling during a pandemic.

La Trobe alumna inspires nurses in Singapore

Coreen Low Kim Kuan completed her Master of Nursing in 2012 through the University’s longstanding international partnership with the Singapore Nurses Association

Matildas waltzing home to La Trobe

La Trobe would be the Victorian base for Football Federation Australia

Creative writing during COVID-19: tips from award-winning authors

Putting pen to paper is powerful — and never more than during a time of global upheaval. Three experienced writers, all alumni of La Trobe University, share their advice on how to develop your writing practice.

Transforming health

Professor Meg Morris talks with Giselle Roberts about the Academic and Research Collaborative in Health and putting the patient first

Tour La Trobe’s high-tech Sports Labs

What was sport like when you were a student? Take a virtual tour of sports facilities at La Trobe’s Bundoora campus today, to see what happens when sport meets tech.

Making art during COVID-19: thoughtful advice from La Trobe alumni

Have you thought about making art, but don't know where to start? These alumni artists are here to help. Read their suggestions on how to nurture your art practice during a global pandemic.

Ready to lead? These business alumni want to boost your leadership skills – for free

Are you an aspiring leader, or an established leader looking to upskill during COVID-19? Be inspired by Sam and Brad, two of the talented alumni behind La Trobe’s free online leadership development program.

Committing to gender equity in pandemic

University signs Joint Sector Position Statement for gender equity

2020 Queen's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to the alumni, current and former La Trobe staff who were recognised with a 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honour.

Hospital heroes: being a biomedical engineer during COVID-19

As demand for ventilators and patient monitoring equipment has surged, biomedical engineers like alumna Dr Rebecca Bailey are working around the clock to keep patients safe.

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