Bendigo Tech School

La Trobe University's Bendigo Campus hosts the Bendigo Tech School. Together we work with 14 local secondary schools, and local industry and enterprise to empower secondary students with the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) skills required for the future of work.

Our co-designed and locally relevant education programs help students to develop:

  • critical and creative thinking
  • innovation
  • problem-solving
  • communication
  • leadership
  • teamwork
  • entrepreneurship skills.

Industry focus

The Bendigo Tech School’s programs are aligned to industries predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth, including:

  • medical technology and pharmaceuticals
  • new energy technologies
  • advanced manufacturing
  • food and fibre
  • professional services
  • transport
  • defence
  • construction technologies.

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The Bendigo Tech School is a Victorian Government initiative and is hosted by La Trobe University.