Celebrating our supporters
Thank you to each and every person who donates to La Trobe - your gifts help us to Make the Difference.
Recognising the generosity of our supporters is important to us. Read inspiring stories about donors and the change they are supporting below, as well as stories about some of our influential alumni.
Graduate Certificates in Disability, Digital Health and Mental Health
Generous alumni, staff and friends of La Trobe have united to support students through our Student Crisis Appeal. Here, they share their messages of solidarity to students during the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.
For many alumni, a life-changing experience at La Trobe inspires a gift to the University in their Will. Discover what motivated alumnus Michael Hill to leave his legacy to future students passionate about sustainability
With a blended family of nine and her husband’s work disappearing, La Trobe business student Shannon Smith was about to give up her university degree. Now, generous donors have given her the chance to realise her dream.
La Trobe alumni Georgia and Kaity met while living on-campus seven years ago – and they're still housemates today! Discover their tips for building both a solid alumni friendship and a successful share house.
If you receive a call from (03) 9479 5072, be sure to answer it. One of our student or graduate callers will be on the other end of the line!
From factual TV to historical horror, streaming offers something for everyone. Discover the best binge-worthy shows available now, all made by La Trobe alumni.
Congratulations to all of our La Trobe alumni, and current and former staff members, who were recognised with an Australia Day Award this year.
Alumnus Adam Phillips graduated from La Trobe at a time when car park seven was empty and email didn’t exist. He came back to campus to share the life lessons he’s learned as a global business leader.
Professor Paul Yip receives award for his suicide prevention work
Time travel and LGBQTI lived experiences, memory techniques and true crime clean-ups – La Trobe alumni present their pick of the best books for a summer break.
Six distinguished La Trobe alumni celebrated
Meet three La Trobe alumni who are helping people with limb loss reclaim their freedom through cutting-edge prosthetics.
Carlton physiotherapist inspires others to pursue further study
Find out why La Trobe alumni adore their careers in aged care, as they take you behind some of the sector’s strongest stereotypes.
From an Australian champion swimmer and world record holder to an award-winning journalist, these nine go-getting La Trobe alumni are soaring from strength to strength – and they’re all under 35.
The generosity of Malaysian-based alumni has created a lifelong impact for students like Jennifer.
Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship announced
Alumna Agnes Heller (12 May 1929 – 19 July 2019) is one of the best known philosophers to emerge from the Eastern Bloc. In 1978, she emigrated to Melbourne, finding a home for her keen intellect at La Trobe.
What do a climate change expert, a botanist and an ethical fashion pioneer have in common? They’re part of an ever-growing group of La Trobe alumni who’ve dedicated their careers to protecting our environment.