Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences partnerships
The Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences partner with a diverse range of Australian and international organisations.
Together, we are training the next generation of professionals and working on collaborative research projects that improve health, wellbeing and performance.
Our academic staff contribute to key University partnerships including:
The partnership between La Trobe and Carlton Football Club enhances education and community outcomes in Melbourne’s North and gives students the opportunity to benefit from exclusive work placements across the Club. The Carlton College of Sport offers a unique learning program with a Higher Education Diploma in Sport Coaching and Development.
The partnership between La Trobe and Melbourne City Football Club focuses on research collaborations and student internships in sport science and allied health services.
The partnership between La Trobe and Melbourne Rebels includes high performance research and exclusive internships in key departments. It increases opportunities for women in sport and provides unique game day experiences.
The partnership between La Trobe and Medibank is driving research, making world class health services accessible to more people, and supporting better outcomes for La Trobe employees and students. Our students can secure valuable industry knowledge and experience through work placements, co-designed professional development programs and involvement in real world projects.
This partnership between La Trobe and Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom) provides students from both universities with international learning opportunities, with students spending a portion of their study in the UK and Australia, helping to enrich their university experience, and enhance their employability prospects. Both universities work closely together on research and innovation projects with global impact through shared expertise and resources.
Our discipline partnerships include:
Institutes and academies of sport
Australian Institute of Sport
National Youth Sport Institute (Singapore)
Queensland Academy of Sport
Boston Red Sox
Carlton Football Club
Sport technology companies
Australian Sport Technology Network
Defence Science Institute
Human Performance Research Network
University of Newcastle
Professional bodies and agencies
Exercise and Sports Science Australia
The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Clinical Nutrition Department
Universities and institutes
Harokopio University (Athens, Greece)
IDF Europe (Belgium)
Medical University of Varna (Bulgaria)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece)
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Italy)
University of Ghent (Belgium)
University of Medicine, Tirana (Albania)
University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Biome Australia – Activated Probiotics
Northern Health Hospital
NCD Risk Factor Collaboration
We partner with leading tertiary hospitals, community and non-government organisations, and elite sporting clubs to enable our students to learn practical skills and gain professional experience. These experiences position students to graduate ready to join the nutrition, dietetics, sport and exercise workforces.
Melbourne Polytechnic partnership
Our partnership with Melbourne Polytechnic is building student skills in food science.