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.

What to read this summer: La Trobe alumni share their favourite books

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.

La Trobe honours Distinguished Alumni

Six distinguished La Trobe alumni celebrated

Alumni insight: behind the scenes in a prosthetics career

Meet three La Trobe alumni who are helping people with limb loss reclaim their freedom through cutting-edge prosthetics.

AFLW star inspires others

Carlton physiotherapist inspires others to pursue further study

Alumni insight: what it’s really like to work in aged care

Find out why La Trobe alumni adore their careers in aged care, as they take you behind some of the sector’s strongest stereotypes.

Ones to watch: 9 young guns in La Trobe’s alumni community

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.

Generous Malaysian alumni support current students

The generosity of Malaysian-based alumni has created a lifelong impact for students like Jennifer.

Shah Rukh Khan Scholarship at La Trobe

Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship announced

Vale Professor Agnes Heller

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.

10 La Trobe alumni eco-champions fighting for a sustainable future

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.

Regional education pathway launched

La Trobe launches Bradford Shepparton Pathway Program

2019 Queen's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to the alumni, current and former La Trobe staff who were recognised with 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

4 new Mildura alumni reveal why they love La Trobe

Our brand new Mildura graduates share what stands out about regional campus life.

7 digital disruptors who studied at La Trobe

Technology is transforming almost every aspect of our lives. Find out how these innovative La Trobe alumni have built their careers by digitally disrupting the status quo.

Why I give: Brendan McAssey from The Beluga Foundation

People give for many different reasons. Philanthropist Brendan McAssey shares why he chose to donate to La Trobe University’s revolutionary new stroke research.

10 non-profit change-makers who studied at La Trobe

Meet 10 dedicated La Trobe alumni who are helping people seeking asylum, empowering women in Nepal, supporting young parents, caring for elderly homeless Australians – and much more.

Launch your business idea through the La Trobe Accelerator Program

Discover how La Trobe alumni are accelerating their business ideas thanks to mentoring, workshops,and up to $10,000 equity-free funding.

12 iconic Australian brands led by La Trobe alumni

Discover the La Trobe alumni behind these famous Aussie brands, who've conquered everything from baked goods to investment advice.

Inaugural graduates reunite 50 years on

La Trobe's founding cohort recently reunited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation.

Oval named after La Trobe alumnus and sporting legend

Tony Sheehan Oval named after La Trobe alumnus and sporting legend

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