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.

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

10 world-leading physiotherapists who studied at La Trobe University

Meet some of our leading physiotherapy alumni, who oversee the health, fitness and wellbeing of the world's top athletes across tennis, basketball, rugby and more.

Alumni buddies help students settle into study overseas

Through our Alumni Buddy program, La Trobe alumni support current students undertaking a university exchange to feel at home in their new country.

Have your say in the Graduate Outcomes Survey (Longitudinal)

The Graduate Outcomes Survey-Longitudinal (GOS - L) is now open, and closes on 31 March 2019. If you completed the Australian Graduate Survey in 2016, we want to hear from you again!

La Trobe 1969 premiers reunited

La Trobe University Football Club's first premiers reunited

La Trobe celebrates 2019 Australia Day Award recipients

Congratulations to all the La Trobe alumni, current and former staff members who were recognised with an Australia Day Award this year.

Answer a student’s call in February

Our telethon is your chance to reconnect with La Trobe.

Could your job be bad for your health?

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.

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