Igniting passion for postgraduate study

Showcasing the very best of La Trobe University postgraduate teaching and research, along with unique industry insights, the University will host its inaugural Postgraduate Expo on Tuesday 9 October at its Melbourne Campus in Bundoora.

The Expo will provide prospective students with an opportunity to explore wide-ranging study options and career opportunities, while engaging with renowned speakers and leading employers.

Aimed at both current undergraduate students and professionals wanting to enhance their careers, attendees will hear from diverse speakers including award-winning documentary-maker, television presenter and businessman, Todd Sampson; La Trobe University’s Optus Cyber Chair, Professor Jill Slay AM; and highly regarded social entrepreneur and CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians, Jan Owen AM.

La Trobe University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Kerri-Lee Krause, said the Expo offers the perfect opportunity for those wishing to advance their careers.

“La Trobe offers a rich and exciting choice of flexible study options at postgraduate level, tapping into the University’s world-leading research and teaching excellence,” Professor Krause said.

“Our Postgraduate Expo will give attendees a glimpse into how their career, earning potential and job satisfaction can grow with further study, regardless of age or stage of employment.”

Other highlights on the day include:

  • Panel discussions on the future of work and trends impacting workplaces
  • Special presentations on growing industries such as cybersecurity and digital health
  • One-on-one course information sessions
  • Access to current postgraduate students, course advisors and academics
  • Networking and employer ‘speed-dating’
  • Free LinkedIn headshots

Register to attend the La Trobe University Postgraduate Expo.

The Expo will take place at Union Hall on Tuesday 9 October. Day sessions run from 10.30am to 4.00pm and evening sessions run from 5.00pm to 9.00pm.

Media Contact: Dragana Mrkaja – 0447 508 171 / d.mrkaja@latrobe.edu.au