About our School

The La Trobe University Rural Health School is the largest rural health school in Australia. The school has over 3000 students enrolled across 11 disciplines at our regional campuses of Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura and Shepparton.  The La Trobe Rural Health School Statement of Strategic Intent contextualises our part in achieving La Trobe University's mission.

Expert staff

Our expert staff guide students through our contemporary academic programs that are designed to equip students to be career ready. Our students have access to world-class purpose-built facilities that simulate real life scenarios. Our students benefit from being part of a diverse learning environment, a place where students feel valued, comfortable and welcome. Our graduates are highly regarded in their respective industries.

Partner of choice

Our well-established industry and community partnerships ensure our courses are relevant. Our students receive quality placements and pathways to future employment.

Rural health excellence

Our reputation for delivering excellent health education attracted funding to deliver the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program, one of 16 across Australia. This recognition and funding from the Australian Government is a commitment to improving the recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural Australia.

Acknowledgement of Country

The La Trobe Rural Health School proudly acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands of its Victorian campuses. We recognise that Indigenous Australians have an ongoing connection to the land and the University values their unique contribution to both the University and the wider Australian society.

Australian Government Department of Health

While the Australian Government Department of Health has contributed to the funding of this website, the information on this website does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government and is not advice that is provided, or information that is endorsed, by the Australian Government. The Australian Government is not responsible in negligence or otherwise for any injury, loss or damage however arising from the use of or reliance on the information provided on this website.

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