Student Success

We are committed to providing enriched and supportive experiences that enable every student to achieve their unique version of success. We do this by:


  • Fostering a shared commitment to improving the  student experience
  • Working in partnership with our students
  • Being willing to innovate and disrupt the status  quo
  • Connecting with our communities and industry  partners

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Work Integrated Learning and Employability

Supporting career development and professional success.

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Orientation and Transition

Supporting a confident and successful transition experience across the lifecycle.

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Student Learning

Expert academic guidance to enable success.

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Student Excellence Academy

Recognising excellence in all its forms.

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School Partnerships Program

Nurturing aspiration and awareness of higher education.

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Succeed at La Trobe Program

Proactive outreach to guide and support ‘at risk’ students.

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Tertiary Preparation Program

Enabling support to build foundational skills and learning confidence.

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Student Leadership and Partnerships

Connecting and partnering with students.

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Student Advising

Personalised, case management support for students.

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Student Success Taskforce

The Student Success Task Force, chaired by the Pro-Vice Chancellor Student Success was established to support the university to drive strategic improvement required in response to the La Trobe Strategic Plan 2018-2022 that identifies an outstanding student experience and employability as key priorities.

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Student Success Summit

Each year, the Student Success team, led by the Pro Vice Chancellor (Student Success) Professor Jessica Vanderlelie, hosts the La Trobe University Student Success Summit to enable opportunities for networking and sharing of best practice across the sector.

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Employability Summit

Each year, the Student Success team, hosts the La Trobe University Student Employability Summit to enable opportunities for networking and sharing of best practice across the sector.

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