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Scholarships for La Trobe students open now

Get in quick and apply for these scholarships! You could receive financial support to help get you through your studies. All scholarships...

Need an eBook for your online assessment? Let the Library help you

Do you need an eBook for your open book exam? The Library has got you covered with all...

I want to motivate myself to get moving, but I don’t know where to start

Exercise – we all know it’s good for us, we all know it can make us feel more energised and helps us...

Career Options – where will your degree take you?

Come along to this Zoom Q&A session to hear from employers about their own career paths, their industry insights and opportunities for...

Message from the Vice-Chancellor – 23 September

I'm writing to check in with you as we approach the end of semester 2. We’ve all had many challenges to navigate...

11 ways of discovering virtual student engagement opportunities

Although our opportunities for face to face friendship and social interactions have become limited in light of...

Financial support for international students

In Victoria, the lockdown is beginning to ease but we understand that the financial situation of many...

Why SWOTVAC is shorter in Semester 2

Please note: an earlier version of this story mistakenly said Semester 2 was "delayed", when in fact it was brought forward. We've...

A reminder about snakes on campus in the warmer weather

Spring is here, the weather is warming up and our campuses are a little quieter, so if you are studying or living...

Postgrad student Sasha on her first year at La Trobe

Hi, my name is Sasha Judith Vaz. I am a first-year student at La Trobe University studying a Master of Communications (Journalism...

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Message from the Vice-Chancellor – 23 September

I'm writing to check in with you as we approach the end of semester 2. We’ve all had many challenges to navigate...

Financial support for international students

In Victoria, the lockdown is beginning to ease but we understand that the financial situation of many...

Grand Final Public Holiday now 23 October: slight change to Semester 2 online exam period and results release date

As you may know, the Victorian Government has declared Friday 23 October a public holiday (the Grand Final public holiday).  The University will...

Calculating your Weighted Average Mark (WAM)

La Trobe uses a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) calculation instead of a Grade Point Average (GPA). A WAM is...

11 ways of discovering virtual student engagement opportunities

Although our opportunities for face to face friendship and social interactions have become limited in light of...

2020 key dates

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are working to update the 2020 academic calendar and are publishing the revised details...

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La Trobe students share their advice for succeeding in group work

Success in group work can often come down to how good your team is at getting organised, communicating and working together as...

That’s what SHE said blog: Having a Gratitude Attitude

The ‘That’s what SHE said’ blog is written by SHE College student Mel. As an intern for the college of SHE...

Regional / How to order uniforms and name tags from The School Locker

The School Locker is your new, online way of buying text books, technology, stationery, La Trobe merchandise and uniforms.

Message from the Vice-Chancellor: Global Climate Strike, Friday 20 September

Dear students, As you may be aware, a global climate strike is planned for Friday 20 September. It is likely...

Connecting with classmates online

There's no doubt COVID-19 has thrown a spanner into the works this year. And now that we're all studying and working online,...

4 ways to make the most of your Library

After working in the Library for more than eight months, it's safe to say third year Media and Communications student Jess knows...

Repeating a subject? Here’s how to avoid making the same mistakes

You've decided to give that tough subject another go. First up, you should be proud that you're reattempting a subject in pursuit...

Melbourne / Share your feedback and you could win a double pass to the movies!

Save the date for the ASSC College Feedback Forums! Share your feedback with ASSC College - your School wants to hear what's...

Complete a two-year Master’s degree in just over a year at La Trobe Business School

Become a future industry leader with a qualification in management. You’ll learn fundamental business skills along with problem solving, decision making and...

Convert your volunteering hours into a game-changing award on your academic transcript

La Trobe has a bunch of great volunteers out there doing amazing work at the University and in their communities. Are you...

Peer Learning Advisors are available via Zoom!

Stressed about assessments? Can’t quite wrap your head around referencing? Need help with time management? Make a positive start to Semester 2...