140th Anniversary of Tertiary Education

2013 marks the 140th anniversary of this historic event and La Trobe University is marking this by holding a program of public events during the Anniversary weekend, to raise awareness of Bendigo’s tertiary institutions and the integral contribution they make in building a healthy, strong and sustainable community in Central Victoria.

The program will bring current and former students of the current and antecedent institutions to Bendigo, encouraging them to re-engage with their alma mater and the Bendigo community.

Friday 19 April

Anniversary Dinner

6.30pm to 10pm at the Bendigo Art Gallery, View St Bendigo

Ticketed event - Limited seating - RSVP required

Click here to purchase tickets via Bendigo Tourism


Saturday 20 April

Saturday will see a number of alumni groups from antecedent institutions reuniting

Bendigo School of Mines & Institute of Technology

Bendigo Base Hospital Trained Nurses' League

Bendigo Teachers' College 1951/52/53

Bendigo Teachers' College 1959

Unless otherwise stated, please direct enquiries about the antecedent reunions to the Alumni and Advancement Office at alumnievents@latrobe.edu.au or 1300 737 133 or +61 3 9479 2011


Sunday 21 April

Edwards Rd Open House & Tours

A chance to revisit the Edwards Road site.  The day will include

Unveiling replica coat of arms for the Bendigo School of Mines
Morning Tea
Campus tours

10am – 1pm

La Trobe University Bendigo – Heyward Library

Public event – no cost – RSVP required


RSVPs and enquiries for the Anniversary Dinner and the Edwards Rd Open House should be directed to bendigo@latrobe.edu.au or 5444 7462

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