Project Information


The Bendigo Campus Transformation Program is responding to the strategic objectives for the Campus to:

  • Welcome the community in
  • Transform the Flora Hill Campus
  • Reach out and embrace Bendigo
  • Connect to the world.

Work is now underway on the $50 million transformation of the Campus. When completed, students and staff will enjoy modern, high-tech facilities in which to learn and teach. Four main projects make up the Bendigo Campus Transformation Program.

Expanded Library/Student Union Building

Description The expanded Library / Student Union building will double the current space for learning and studying, including the creation of new informal learning areas.
  • The building extension features a curved glass fa├žade.
  • Increased number of open, adaptable and contemporary designed spaces for individual and group study.
  • A welcoming, flexible and integrated student centred support zone.
  • Technology enabled computing, wireless connectivity, printing and power.
  • Enhanced student experience with new informal learning spaces for students to use after hours (24/7).
StatusCompleted in August 2020.

Engineering and Technology Building

DescriptionThe new Engineering and Technology Building enables La Trobe University Bendigo Campus to offer engineering, technology, maths and science courses in a state-of-the-art facility.
  • Contemporary four-storey glass and steel structure inspired by the nature of the courses to be taught within.
  • Latest technology and state-of-the-art engineering facilities.
  • New contemporary engineering teaching spaces & academic workspace accommodation.
  • Specialised engineering research spaces to attract and collaborate with industry.
  • The third floor of the building is home to the State Government funded Bendigo Tech School.
StatusCompleted, opened in March 2019.

Entry Plaza

DescriptionThe introduction of the Entry Plaza provides a new front door to the Campus with improved access, greatly enhancing the student and visitor experience.
  • Entry Plaza that connects into the expanded Library/Student Union Building.
  • Informal outdoor study and community space.
StatusCompleted, opened in July 2019.

Sports Change Rooms and Field Lighting

DescriptionThe new Sports Field Lighting & Change Rooms includes end-of-journey bike change facilities, available for University sports groups and after-hours by the Bendigo community
  • Under cover Bike Store with lockers and shower facilities.
  • Two change rooms for sports team training.
  • Change rooms able to be opened up to create a larger space.
  • Multi-purpose room for sports training and learning activities
  • Lighting towers that allows after hours use of the sports field.
StatusCompleted, opened in November 2017.

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