Why study science at La Trobe?

State-of-the-art infrastructure investment

We've invested more than $500 million in advanced on-campus science learning and research facilities.

Learn more about our infrastructure projects.

Wildlife sanctuary

Study at the only university in Australia with a dedicated wildlife sanctuary.

Visit La Trobe’s outdoor laboratory.

Leaders in scientific research

Our research is rated 'well above world standard' in 15 scientific fields.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Top rated nationally

Our research in genetics and microbiology is top-rated nationally and rated 'well above world standard.'

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018