Share your graduation photos with our alumni eagle!

Welcome to the La Trobe alumni community! Share your graduation photos on social media using #latrobealumni for your chance to win some great prizes.

Congratulations to our most recent graduates! You’re now a member of La Trobe’s alumni community – a global network of almost 200,000 people making their mark in the world.

To celebrate, we’re running a graduation photo competition. To enter all you have to do is get a photo with our alumni eagle at your graduation ceremony, and share it on social media using the hashtag #latrobealumni. We’ll choose three of our favourites who will win either a $200 Visa debit card, a 7-inch E-touch tablet or a La Trobe Alumni hoodie.

Visit our alumni website to find out how to make the most of your alumni community, and be sure to update your details so you can access all of the benefits available to you. And don't forget to join your alumni community on LinkedIn and our Facebook page.

Competition Terms and Conditions:


  1. La Trobe University (ABN 64 804 735 113) (“La Trobe”) is conducting a competition called the Alumni Graduation Facebook Photo Competition(“Competition”).
  2. These terms and conditions apply to the Competition and by submitting your entry you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any entry that does not comply with these terms and conditions may be deemed invalid and ineligible to win a prize.
  3. The Competition is open from 9:00am Thursday 19 April 2018 to 5:00pm Thursday 27 April 2018 (“Competition Period”).  Any entry received after the expiry of the Competition Period will be deemed invalid. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost, delayed or misdirected entries. La Trobe reserves the right to extend the Competition Period in its sole discretion.


  1. The Competition is open to any student of La Trobe who is graduating in December 2018.
  2. Entrants less than 18 years old must obtain the consent of a parent or guardian to enter.
  3. Entrants must share a photo from their graduation ceremony to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter  using the hashtag #latrobealumni.
  4. If entering the Competition via Instagram or Facebook, entrants must have an account set to public during the Competition period.
  5. Entry into the Competition is free.
  6. Any entries deemed by La Trobe to be inappropriate or offensive will be ineligible to win a prize and excluded from the Competition.
  7. By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants to La Trobe that:(a) if below 18 years of age, they have the permission of their parent or guardian to enter the Competition;(b)     the entrant owns or has the right to submit their entry for this Competition;(c)      the entrant has obtained consent from any person in their entry to use their image for this Competition;(d)      their entry, and La Trobe’s use of their entry, will not:
    • infringe any person’s copyright or other intellectual property rights;
    • infringe any person’s privacy rights or any applicable privacy laws; or
    • breach any other laws.
  8. Each entrant grants to La Trobe a perpetual, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, publish and communicate their entry, including a right to sublicense it to other parties (including posting on La Trobe’s social media accounts, in any format for the purpose of the Competition and for La Trobe’s marketing and promotional purposes.
    Judging and Prizes
  9. La Trobe will judge all valid entries received within the Competition Period and select winners based on the Alumni team’s favourite photos (“Prize Winners”). This Competition is not a game of chance and chance plays no part in determining the Prize Winners.
  10. La Trobe will select up to seven to win a prize.
  11. The prizes will consist of:
  12. $200 Visa debit card
  13. E-touch tablet
  14. 1 x Alumni hoodie

The prizes cannot be redeemed for cash.

  1. The Prize Winners will be notified within 1 business day after the end of the Competition Period by a public post on Facebook.
  2. The decisions of La Trobe regarding Prize Winners are final and will be binding on each entrant. No correspondence or communications will be entered into. If after reasonable efforts a Prize Winner cannot be contacted, cannot accept a prize or is deemed to be ineligible to enter the Competition, La Trobe reserves the right to select a different Prize Winner.
  3. If any event prevents or hinders the Competition or La Trobe’s ability to deliver a prize, La Trobe may in its absolute discretion cancel the Competition, select another Prize Winner or provide a similar prize of equivalent value.
  4. La Trobe may refuse to award a prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of the relevant entrant’s fraud, dishonesty, or non-entitlement under, or breach of, these terms and conditions. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person who submits an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the social media account on which the entry is posted.
    Personal information
  5. Each entrant consents to La Trobe using any personal information supplied or connected with their entry for the purposes of the Competition and for La Trobe’s marketing and promotional purposes.
  6. La Trobe handles personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy and Procedure which is available at: and liability
  7. La Trobe accepts no responsibility for invalid, misdirected, lost or delayed entries, any incorrect or inaccurate information, any equipment or technical error, or for any defect in, theft, destruction, unauthorised access to or alteration of any entry.
  8. To the extent permitted by law, La Trobe will not be liable for any injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or indirect) to persons or property as a result of any person entering the Competition or accepting or using any prize, including without limitation non-receipt of any prize.
  9. To the extent permitted by law, all warranties in respect of the prize, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, are excluded. To the extent such warranties cannot be excluded by law but liability can lawfully be limited, liability is limited at La Trobe’s option to replacing the prize or the cost of replacing the prize or acquiring an equivalent item.
  10. The Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, La Trobe’s social media channels, including Facebook, and any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition should be directed to La Trobe.
  11. Each entrant releases Facebook from any and all liability for any loss, damage or injury arising out of or in relation to the Competition.
  12. This competition is conducted under, and must be construed by, the laws of the state of Victoria and the laws of Victoria govern the terms and conditions of this Competition.

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