Travel

Domestic travel including Field Trips

Staff and students are covered under the University's travel insurance for travel within Australia while they are travelling with the knowledge and consent of the University for University business provided such travel involves a destination fifty (50) kilometres or more from the Covered Persons normal place of business or residence.

Once approved by your Direct Supervisor or Head of School please forward a copy of the confirmation and your itinerary to insurance@latrobe.edu.au

The Insurance Office will then provide you with an email confirming Travel Insurance is in effect along with a copy of the current policy wording and schedule/claim form and travel assistance card.

Staff international travel

Staff international travel needs to be approved by your immediate supervisor and logged through Locomote. Please refer to the La Trobe intranet for details on how to access Locomote.

Your dependent spouse and child/ren who are accompanying you on LTU approved international travel will be covered under the Staff Travel Insurance policy.

Once you have received approval through Locomote please forward a copy of the confirmation and your itinerary to insurance@latrobe.edu.au

The Insurance Office will then provide you with an email confirming Travel Insurance is in effect along with a copy of the current policy wording and schedule/claim form and travel assistance card.

Where the DFAT travel advisory is level 3 or 4 you will need to complete a Travel Risk Assessment [DOC 88KB]

Student international travel

Exchange, Study Abroad and Overseas Short Programs – All students commencing exchange (semester or year) or overseas short programs must complete the appropriate applications through La Trobe Abroad before being considered for insurance coverage

  • Exchange follow the Pre-Departure Documents instructions
  • Short Programs Insurance coverage is incorporated into the application process

If you don’t believe any of these options are applicable, please check with StudyAbroad@latrobe.edu.au before completing a Student Travel Form

Graduate Research Candidates – please go to La Trobe Graduate Research School Forms and Resources and complete the Outside Research Application and Student Travel form to confirm your application. If Graduate Research School students would like to be considered for the La Trobe Abroad mobility grant, they must follow the process outlined on the Short Programs page.

Where the DFAT travel advisory is level 3 or 4 please complete a Travel Risk Assessment [DOC 88KB].

Apply for a copy of your insurance certificate

Once approved by your Head of School please forward a copy of the confirmation and your itinerary to insurance@latrobe.edu.au.

The Insurance Office will then provide you with an email confirming Travel Insurance is in effect along with a copy of the current policy wording and schedule/claim form and travel assistance card.

Visa Application Letters

The Insurance Office provides an additional letter for those travellers who need confirmation of insurance for their international visa application.

If required please provide a copy of your itinerary to insurance@latrobe.edu.au advising that you require a Visa Application Letter.

Further information