International students

Studying at La Trobe is a uniquely Australian experience.

At La Trobe, we offer an Australian experience like no other. Our friendly, multicultural campuses are based in beautiful settings ranging from native bushland to inner-city metropolitan. What are you waiting for?

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La Trobe achieves global top 250 ranking

La Trobe University has made an impressive rise into the top 250 universities in the world, achieving a ranking of 234 in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) World Ranking and placing third in Victoria.

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Why study at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, World University Rankings 2020; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

Career ready

We offer a leading career-ready program that develops the professional skills that employers want.

La Trobe’s Career Ready Advantage means you develop the skills employers want.

Top 50 in the Asia-Pacific

La Trobe is ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2019

Flexible options starting July, September and November

Start your degree online now and study on campus later. Same world-class education, different mode of learning – with support every step of the way.

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Your study experience

Fees and scholarships

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about fees and explore our range of generous scholarships.

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How to apply

How to apply

Ready to start your La Trobe experience? Here’s how to take the first step to apply for study.

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Accept your offer

Accept your offer

If you've received your offer, discover your next steps to prepare for study at La Trobe University.

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Life at La Trobe

Life at La Trobe

Learn more about our campuses, accommodation options, social events and support services.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Learn about the entry requirements for our courses – and the pathway programs to help get you there.

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Preparing for your arrival

Preparing for your arrival

From applying for your visa to finding a place to live, learn all you need to know to prepare for Australian life.

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Events and webinars

Events and webinars

Meet our staff and discuss your study and scholarship options, plus much more.

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Contact us

Contact us

Whether you have a question about studying at La Trobe or applying for a visa, we're here to help.

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Meet our students and staff

Photo of Susan Saldanha, India

La Trobe provides such unique courses that really give you a competitive advantage out in the field. We’ve got such fantastic tutors, lecturers and guest speakers we can always rely on.

Photo of Yankee Lee (Lizhan Lyu), China

I chose to study at La Trobe because of its location, beautiful views and affordable fees. The University has supported me with its Career Ready program and by helping me develop my professional knowledge.

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The internet of things represents the highest technology growth area globally. La Trobe’s Master of Internet of Things is co-created with key industry partners and will give you the foundation to be the next IoT thought leader and innovator.

Simon Egerton
Deputy Head – Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, La Trobe University View staff profile

What can you expect at La Trobe?

At La Trobe University, we shape the future. When you study with us, you'll make new friends at our vibrant multicultural campuses, learn the skills you need for your career and enjoy the Australian lifestyle.

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