City Campus services and student support

We want you to reach your full potential. So you’ll get support and assistance from the moment you start planning your life at La Trobe – and we’ll keep helping you be your best at uni, all the way to graduation and beyond.

We're the only postgraduate campus in Melbourne to offer a dedicated Concierge team. Our Concierge at City team is the first touchpoint for all postgraduate student enquiries.

ASK La Trobe is the service for all your student needs.

On-campus support is available on Level 2, 360 Collins Street.

Support is also available via:

Visit ASK La Trobe for more information, including operating hours.

Students wishing to apply can contact us or book a one-on-one consultation.

ASK La Trobe

La Trobe International Student Support is generally your first point of contact at La Trobe University, and you are always welcome to contact us for advice, information and support.

You can call us on (+61 3) 9479 1199, Monday - Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Or Ask a Question online, and we will respond to your online enquiry.

24-hour student assistance hotline

This is a special after-hours telephone hotline for international students at La Trobe University. We care and want to help you with anything you might be worried about.

If you need help at night or on the weekends call 1800 758 360. This is a free call from landlines anywhere in Australia. Standard call rates apply from mobile phones.

You can contact the after-hours hotline from outside Australia by calling +61 2 8905 0973.

Visit our International students website.

Get the skills employers want with our Career Ready Advantage. Find information resources and activities to help develop your career.

Explore Careers and Opportunities Career Ready Advantage site

Your 24/7 virtual access to information resources and library support:

  • Library Search is a good place to start your search for academic resources.
  • Databases are great for finding specialised information. These are listed by title and subject area.
  • While you can access most publications electronically, a small collection of high demand items is available at Reception (Level 2) during opening hours. Find out how to borrow from your campus, or from other libraries.

Library assistance

The Library team supports your research with advice for your study tasks, including online help and training tools and programs. You can also get in touch with your discipline Library Senior Learning Advisor if you need more help.

For more information, online chat with library staff. See available times on the Library website. Alternatively, you can contact the library by phone or email.

The Learning Hub

If you’re facing personal challenges, our professionally trained counsellors are here to support you. Taking care of your mental health is an important part of studying – by looking after yourself, you give yourself the best shot at success.

We offer a range of services for members of specific communities, including:

  • support for studying with a disability
  • LGBTIQA+ support
  • Indigenous Student Services
  • support for students from a refugee background.

Visit our Health and Wellbeing site