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.
Congratulations to all the La Trobe alumni, current and former staff members who were recognised with an Australia Day Award this year.
Alumna Jessica Rothwell, sports dietitian and former Australian race walking champion, helps elite athletes get nutrition right. She reflects on finding balance in work & shares her top tips for healthy eating.
Our telethon is your chance to reconnect with La Trobe.
Alumna and La Trobe academic Jodi Oakman studies interactions between people and their workplaces. She describes how you can make choices to ensure a healthy lifelong connection to your work.
La Trobe Bendigo alumnus Tony Ellwood AM shares his vision for audiences and art, and reveals how regional experiences have influenced how he runs the NGV.
Esteemed gallery director Karen Quinlan shares the University’s vision for public art in a cross-campus tour of La Trobe’s Art Collection.
Joining a chapter or network is a great way to stay connected with your fellow alumni and the wider La Trobe community. Find out what's on offer in 2019 and why you should get involved.
To pursue a career that holds meaning and aligns with your values can be a dream come true. Thanks to a generous scholarship, La Trobe social work student Gloria can now follow her dream.
Before receiving a Second Chance Scholarship, Erica’s dreams of becoming a teacher had been put on hold. Now, the La Trobe teaching student is helping young learners succeed.
Six La Trobe University alumni honoured
Meet alumnus Ben Carroll MP, advocate for Melbourne’s north-west
Australian director and La Trobe alumna, Sophie Hyde, talks about her new ABC iview series and why home towns are more lovable once you’ve left them.
Visual arts alumnus Rohan Hutchinson reflects on his time at La Trobe, the rise of art book fairs and what it’s like to shoot in the Arctic.
Dr Patricia Edgar AM, La Trobe University alumna and Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, shares how a world-leading career in children’s television and media took her in unexpected and surprising directions.
Our telethon program is your chance to reconnect with La Trobe.
Join La Trobe alumna Professor Rebecca Johnson on her journey from PhD to Chief Scientist at the Australian Museum.
Meet a La Trobe teaching alumnus who overcame homelessness to build an inspiring education career.
For the Coles, attending La Trobe University is a family affair.
Alumnus Tim Dunlop is a civil engineer with a regional purpose.
For nursing graduate Tirzah Janssen, studying locally at La Trobe’s Mildura Campus came with an array of benefits.