11 virtual ways to get involved at La Trobe University

If you’re studying online there are many ways for you to connect with other students and to start your La Trobe student experience now!

Below are some virtual resources for you to explore. Some resources are catered for international students.

1. MyLaTrobe

Access MyLaTrobe to see available online events. Attend fun social events, complete Uni essentials, careers and employment, uni survival and success activities, academic support, peer mentor meetups, workshops, tours, and much more. You can also see the latest university Online News to stay up to date.

2. ASK La Trobe

ASK La Trobe is where your La Trobe questions are answered in one place. Our friendly staff are ready to help you with anything related to university life, courses, enrolment and more.

3. International Student Transition Facebook

If you’re a new international student join the International Student Transition Facebook page. This group is for commencing international students and you can chat with current international students online.

4. Library Learning Services

The Library Learning Services team can help with your assignments and study habits. You can practice your English and attend workshops on writing assignments, referencing, and library research and receive free 24/7 assignment help at Studiosity through the Library.

5. The La Trobe Leaders Program

The La Trobe Leaders Program is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your leadership skills by welcoming incoming students, mentoring your peers and participating in a range of engagement activities held on campus throughout the semester.

6. Conversation Club

Conversation Club runs twice a week via Zoom. During Conversation Club sessions, La Trobe International Students come together and exchange information on a range of topics including life in Australia, university support services and mental health and wellbeing. Conversation Club regularly hosts guest speakers, games, quizzes and activities and more.

7. Employability

La Trobe we offer a range of support to help you get Career Ready. With a strong focus on employability skills, a range of programs are available for students including Career Ready Industry Experiences, Industry Mentoring and Networking, and Career Ready Masterclass.

8. Practical Experience

Gain industry experience to help you stand out from the crowd and kick-start your career! La Trobe University has several partners that provide students with opportunities to complete either face-to-face or virtual internships with Australian companies. Find out more about practical experiences while you’re studying online.

9. La Trobe Sport

La Trobe Sport offers fitness and mental health tips to help members of the La Trobe community stay active. Follow their Instagram to keep up to date.


CANDID is a La Trobe Peer Support group for students who have a chronic illness or disability, are neurodiverse or are in a caring role. Fortnightly Zoom catchups are facilitated by La Trobe University’s Accessibility Hub and students from all campuses can attend.

11. Study Melbourne

Study Melbourne run virtual events and workshops for the Victorian International Student community, including storytelling, practical workshops, virtual sporting events, welcome dinners and more. Subscribe to the City of Melbourne International Student Newsletter and join the City of Melbourne International Students Facebook page.