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.
Have you thought about making art, but don't know where to start? These alumni artists are here to help. Read their suggestions on how to nurture your art practice during a global pandemic.
Are you an aspiring leader, or an established leader looking to upskill during COVID-19? Be inspired by Sam and Brad, two of the talented alumni behind La Trobe’s free online leadership development program.
University signs Joint Sector Position Statement for gender equity
Congratulations to the alumni, current and former La Trobe staff who were recognised with a 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honour.
As demand for ventilators and patient monitoring equipment has surged, biomedical engineers like alumna Dr Rebecca Bailey are working around the clock to keep patients safe.
Professor Karen Neander (24 March 1954—6 May 2020) completed her BA and PhD (1984) in Philosophy at La Trobe before going on to become a leading international figure in the philosophy of cognitive science and biology.
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