The Ideas and Society program is a series of debates and public lectures convened by Professor Robert Manne that consider critical questions of the times. The program brings some of Australia's leading thinkers and public figures to the university.

In 2018, the Ideas & Society Program will engage with some of Australia’s pre-eminent community leaders in their respective fields to discuss how do we become a Better Australia?

Events are streamed live on the day.

Judith Lumley Centre

The Judith Lumley Centre (for mother, infant and family health research) at La Trobe University is a centre of public health research in the fields of mother and infant health, transition to contemporary parenthood, maternity care and family services in the early years, sexual and reproductive health, breastfeeding and reducing violence against women and children.

Open Day 2018

Explore university life first-hand at La Trobe's Open Day 2018. Chat to our expert course advisors and see where La Trobe can take you!


A comprehensive resource for events open to the public across all La Trobe University's campuses; including: public lectures, ceremonies, seminars, conferences, exhibitions, community events and student information.


Study an undergraduate or postgraduate course or degree at La Trobe University and address the world’s biggest challenges.




La Trobe University campus accommodation options at Bundoora and Bendigo.

Living Landscapes – Where Art Meets The Environment

La Trobe’s Living Landscapes at the National Gallery or Victoria (NGV)

Department of Engineering

Our department emphasises the importance of real-world experience through industry projects and regular contact with industry leaders.

Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems

We deliver world-leading research focused on healthy freshwater ecosystems.

La Trobe Rural Health School

The La Trobe school of rural health

Communication Clinic

La Trobe's Communication Clinic offers speech pathology services to the public in clinical programs such as preschool language and phonology, fluency (stuttering), voice and phonological awareness for literacy



Mildura campus

Located in northern Victoria, La Trobe University's Mildura campus offers courses in arts, business, graphic design and nursing.

Department of Politics and Philosophy

Go beyond theory by identifying solutions to local and global challenges with La Trobe


News from La Trobe University, including podcasts, video news and opinion pieces

Pathways to La Trobe: our on-campus college

Explore our English language, Foundation Studies and Diploma programs

Office of Research Infrastructure

The Office of Research Infrastructure provides support and oversight of research equipment and facilities and coordinates eResearch activities within the University.

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

The Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering offers innovative courses, industry-driven research and a wide range of work experience opportunties for our students.

Department of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Located at the Bendigo campus, the Department of Outdoor and Environmental Education at La Trobe provides more Outdoor and Environmental Education courses than any university world wide, and more outdoor professional courses than any university in Australia.

Living with Disability Research Centre

The Living with Disability research program aims to generate an evidence base to inform the development of practices, programs and policies to enable community participation of people with a disability and promote their social inclusion.


Our research strategy encourages innovation, specialisation and collaboration.

Centre for data analytics and cognition

Centre for data analytics and cognition

Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing

The Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing conducts research, consultancy and education in community health services development, health promotion and social issues in health; in particular in the areas of primary health and aged care.

Sydney Campus

La Trobe University's Sydney Campus offers university courses in business, international business, accounting, financial management.

Department of Creative Arts and English

Study screenwriting and script editing, writing for the media, creative writing, theatre production and analysis of text.

Sports Park

La Trobe Sports park project information

Community Children's Centre

La Trobe University Community Children's Centre

John Richards Centre for Rural Ageing Research

JRI aims to support Aged Care in Rural and Regional Communities in Victoria.

Institute for Human Security and Social Change

La Trobe University Institute for Human Security and Social Change

Legal Services

Legal Services, La Trobe University, provides a comprehensive legal service to the University including its regional campuses

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NGV membership offer

As a La Trobe University staff, student or alumni, you're eligible for a special discounted one year NGV membership for a limited time only.

La Trobe Art Institute

The La Trobe University Art Institute (LAI) brings together all art related activities across the University’s multiple campuses. The LAI is administered from the Bendigo campus.

Infrastructure and Operations

The Infrastructure and Operations Group is responsible for the property portfolio of the University in planning, development and maintenance.

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society

The Australian research centre for sex, health and society


La Trobe University's outreach programs for secondary schools.

Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Marketing

Department of Entrepreneurship Innovation and Marketing information pages




Meet La Trobe's Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar

Educational Technologies

The Learning Management System (LMS) site contains the latest news and information about the LMS, links to support resources and training information.


Contact La Trobe University

Course maps

Course maps documents

La Trobe sport

La Trobe University is Australia's University of choice for sport and is committed to making a a substantial contribution to the sustainability of the Australian Sport industry.

La Trobe Learning and Teaching

LTLT supports and assists La Trobe University’s academic staff and managers in promoting effective, high quality student learning and academic success.

La Trobe University Strategy Discussion Paper

La Trobe University Strategy Discussion


Research information with links to areas of expertise, Institutes and centres, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, postgraduate study and how to apply.

Industry and Community

La Trobe aims to deliver real benefits and high impact solutions through partnerships that represent best practice in university engagement.

Staff Contact Directory

Staff directory

Department of Accounting and Data Analytics

department of accounting and data analytics

Working at La Trobe

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International students

La Trobe University - Melbourne, Australia. Study one of over 450 courses, and enhance your career opportunities with an international qualification.

Confucius Institute 乐卓博大学

The Confucius Institute works to promote public knowledge of both the Chinese language and culture across Northern Melbourne and regional Victoria, whilst also cultivating flourishing educational and cultural connections between the peoples of Australia and China.

La Trobe Asia

Committed to making Asia a key part of our teaching, research and external engagement.


Sustainability at La Trobe University - learn about our sustainability courses, research, news, infrastructure and resources

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Learn about La Trobe's commitment to curriculum design and find resources on all aspects of teaching development, student learning and professional development.

Transport Central


Digital literacy

The Digital Literacy Framework supports a strategic focus on the attitudes and capabilities that LTU staff and students need in a digitally connected world.


La Trobe University eBureau publishes high quality open access etextbooks. La Trobe University eBureau resources are written by La Trobe academics for La Trobe courses and subjects.

50 Years

2017 marks 50 years since the first 552 La Trobe University students were enrolled in 1967. Discover more of La Trobe's story and our proud tradition.

Bendigo campus

La Trobe University, Bendigo campus

Living at LaTrobe

Living at La Trobe

Living Landscapes

Living Landscapes


Be the difference and give to La Trobe

Make La Trobe your 1st choice

Preparing to submit your uni preferences? Find your clever at La Trobe University with world-leading courses on offer to support your career goals. Learn more.

Visual Arts at La Trobe

Visual Arts jobs at La Trobe

What we're working on

What we're working on


La Trobe University has six campuses spread out across the state of Victoria. Between them they offer over 140 courses in a variety of disciplines to over 26,000 students.

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Thank you


AgrioBio is a multimillion dollar, world-class facility for agricultural biosciences research and development, creating better science outcomes for the benefit of Victoria and Australia.

Research Week

Join us as we celebrate Research Week in 2018.

Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre

Australia's first centre dedicated to research into autism spectrum disorders.

China Studies Research Centre

The Centre has become a cutting edge research centre for China Studies at La Trobe University. The new research centre aims to promote and advance La Trobe's research strengths in China Studies.

Centre for Research on Language Diversity

Supporting language diversity

La Trobe mature age

La Trobe Mature-age



Developmental Neuromotor and Cognition Lab

Developmental Neuromotor and Cognition Lab

Book La Trobe

Book La Trobe

Quality at La Trobe University

The University is committed to quality and accountability in all its operations, ensuring that there are appropriate processes in place to maintain and enhance the quality of its research, teaching and learning, community outreach as well as that of the infrastructure, administrative and management functions supporting these activities.


La Trobe University Library offers facilities and services across seven campuses.



Aphasia Lab

Our research aims to increase our understanding of aphasia, it's impact on people and also find ways to reduce its severity.

La Trobe Law School

The La Trobe Law School offers an innovative, high quality legal education with a strong commitment to social justice and interdisciplinary enquiry, a global perspective, and a real emphasis on hands-on experience.

US Financial Aid

US Financial Aid: Loans available to commence studies in July

Bold Thinking

Bold Thinking

Modern Greek Studies Conference

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La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary

The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary exists to: foster research and education in environmental science, management and restoration of indigenous habitats; provide an example of original areas such as River Red Gum woodlands and wetlands; provide an outdoors laboratory for observing and learning about natural history and the environment; and offer passive recreation areas away from the pressure of University and Urban life.

Emergency information

Emergency procedures and responses for staff and students at La Trobe university

Department of Social Inquiry

The Department of Social Inquiry values undergraduate teaching and is a significant contributor to the Bachelor of Arts. Its offerings extend from discipline-based majors such as Sociology and Anthropology through to offerings in interdisciplinary areas such as Aboriginal Studies and Sustainability and Development.

La Trobe psychology clinic

The Psychology Clinic at La Trobe University offers a range of services for people of all ages who want to make changes in their life and enhance their wellbeing. Our services are tailored to your needs, from a single consultation to more specialised sessions that will help you achieve your goals.


La Trobe's nanotechnology programs offers students a unique experience unlike any other course in Australia.

Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution

Our teaching and research investigates the interaction between humans and the environment, and looks at how we can manage our environmental impacts.


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School of Education

The School of Education at La Trobe aims to equip graduates with the confidence and skills to be effective in communication, problem solving and social and cultural understanding. We offer teaching and outdoor and environmental education degrees to suit student’s varying interest levels.

La Trobe Business School

La Trobe Business School

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, La Trobe University

Department of Archaeology and History

The Department of Archaeology and History at La Trobe University offers a variety of study options across a number of disciplines.

Further study consult

Further study consult

Department of Chemistry and Physics

The Department of Chemistry and Physics has an international reputation for research excellence and a proud history of research and teaching.

Department of Public Health

The Department of Public Health at La Trobe works to improve the health of individuals at work and in the community through excellence in teaching and research.

School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

The School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at La Trobe University.

Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport

The Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport offers study and research options across a number of related disciplines.

Department of Community and Clinical Allied Health

The Department of Community and Clinical Allied Health offers study and research options across a number of allied health disciplines.

School of Applied Systems Biology

The School of Applied Systems Biology provides research opportunities in agricultural bioscience for higher degree (Masters and PhD) students, mentored by highly respected academic staff. Research is conducted at AgriBio, one of Australia’s premier state-of-the-art agribioscience facilities, providing access to world-class equipment and associated expertise.

Next Generation Youth Forum

Next Generation Youth Forum, Friday, September 7, 2012, Melbourne campus. Young Australians inspired to make a difference. Now is the time for young Australians to become empowered and to engage in relationships that make a valuable contribution. It’s time to be inspired by the exchange of ideas, to debate and break free from conventions and become agents of change in our society.

Department of Languages and Linguistics

When you study a language at La Trobe, you gain access to an invaluable source of new information and experiences.

Jobs at La Trobe

Information on staff life and job vacancies at La Trobe

La Trobe online

La Trobe University Online Degree Programs. Becoming part of the La Trobe University community means doing things differently.

Employing Graduates and Students

Careers and Employment Services for students, graduates, staff and employers."

La Trobe essentials

The La Trobe Essentials for students. Broaden your learning horizons, build your employability and leave La Trobe ready to tackle the the world's greatest challenges, now and in the future.

Big Fat Ideas

Big FAT ideas presents Focused, Ambitious and Transformative talks by La Trobe University academics.

Centre for Health Communication and Participation

The CHCP aims to improve communication and participation for consumers of health services and carers through evidence-informed policy and decision making

Department of Management, Sport and Tourism

The Department delivers world-class management and marketing education for students of management, marketing and business professionals. Our emphasis on industry relevance and academic rigour makes us an international leader in postgraduate and post-experience courses.

Easy Access IP

Easy Access Innovation universities promote new ways of sharing intellectual property to facilitate partnerships between universities and industry.

Indigenous Strategy and Education

Indigenous Strategy and Education, provides direction for action and aims to overcome challenges involved with access, participation, retention and success in the context of tertiary education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at La Trobe.

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Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology

Landing page for the department of physiology, anatomy and microbiology

Department of Animal, Plant and Soil Sciences

The research of the Department of Animal, Plant and Soil Sciences focuses on some of today's biggest environmental challenges as the global population increases our research will only become more important.

Department of Biochemistry and Genetics

Study with the Department of Biochemistry and Genetics at La Trobe - internationally recognised in research and training. Apply online today!


La Trobe University security, traffic and parking


La Trobe has two colleges, each offering a broad range of study options. Our programs are diverse and many are known nationally for their quality, both in instruction and research.

School of Psychology and Public Health

The School of Psychology and Counselling at La Trobe offers a flexible range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses where we aim to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities through excellence in teaching and research

School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University has been proudly training nurses and midwives for generations. Our origins trace back to the College of Nursing, founded in 1948. We aim to develop graduates who are professional, caring and competent in contemporary nursing and midwifery practice.

School of Molecular Sciences

Incorporating three departments across the Melbourne and Bendigo campuses, the School of Molecular Sciences is actively involved in collaborative research and education throughout the world and have access a wide variety of facilities.

School of Life Sciences

The School of Life Sciences at La Trobe is active in research and teaching across biological and environmental sciences.

School of Allied Health

The School combines the Community and Clinical Allied Health and the Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport Departments. Students have the opportunity to study across collaborative areas including Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Human Nutrition, working to develop knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment

College of Science, Health and Engineering

The College of Science, Health and Engineering comprises of 9 schools and 16 departments as well as 7 Centres and Institutes.

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

The College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce comprises of 4 schools and 11 departments across La Trobe’s multi-campus operations.

Shepparton campus

La Trobe University's Shepparton campus offers university courses in arts, business, education and nursing in a regional Victorian location.

Career Consultants Registration

2014 Arts and Planning forum registration: A look at Bill Hughes: Prime Minister and Member for Bendigo 1917-1922

Business Partnerships

Industry and Community Engagement develops key strategic partnerships and projects between La Trobe University, community and industry

ICT Customer Service Survey

ICT Customer Service Surve

Albury-Wodonga campus

La Trobe University's Albury-Wodonga campus is a major regional campus of the University with a wide range of courses. Research strengths include freshwater ecology, resource management and ageing.

Course lifecycles

The Course Lifecycle encompasses the design, approval, review, revision, suspension and closure of courses.


School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Australia-China High-Level Talks

The Australia-China High-Level Talks is a major project initiated by La Trobe University (the Centre for Dialogue and the Centre for China Studies) in partnership with Peking University, the Australia China Business Council, the State Government of Victoria, Air China and the Foundation for Australia Studies in China (FASIC).

About La Trobe

La Trobe University prides itself on being an internationally recognised leader in the provision of high quality education and training underpinned by a strong research profile.

Courses and degrees

Choose La Trobe to get real world experience, gain a global perspective and study with people who are pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

Bendigo Tertiary Education Anniversary Foundation

Bendigo Tertiary Education Anniversary Foundation

Key Dates

Key dates for staff and students at La Tobe University

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Worner Lecture series

The Worner Research Lectures form a series of public lectures at La Trobe University, Bendigo. The aim of the series is to publicise research carried out at La Trobe University, Bendigo.

Study with us

Get real-world experience with a global perspective and have a positive impact on communities, businesses and organisations.

Courses and degrees

Find a Course provides a searchable interface for discovery of information about courses for students. It provides comprehensive course content relevant to the search criteria.

Beyond the Edge: Australia's First Peri-Urban Conference

The first of its kind in Australia, Beyond the Edge will bring together national and international perspectives on the challenges facing our city's fringes, and the opportunities they represent.

Risk Management

Managing risk within the University

City Campus

This campus is located in the centre of Melbourne and provides teaching facilities for a number of postgraduate Business courses. It is also home to several research centres and offers conference and event venues.

Philippines Australia Studies Centre

The Philippines Australia Studies Centre (PASC) at La Trobe was formally established in 2003 and is a joint venture between La Trobe University and Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.

Community engagement

Community engagement is central to achieving our goals.

Centre for Technology Infusion

The Centre for Technology Infusion, based at La Trobe University's Research and Development Park, aims to pioneer future directions and innovation.



A.D. Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies

The Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies



The La Trobe University Council is the governing authority of the University and is chaired by the Chancellor.


Orientation information for new students at La Trobe University

Connect Mentoring Program

Connect Mentoring Program


Leading Australian retailer of educational & professional books. Specialising in university textbooks, medical, nursing & legal books, as well as general books and software

Centre for Sport and Social Impact

The Centre for Sport and Social CSSI strives to influence the future of sport management practices and policy and their impact on society through real world research and engagement with industry and government.

Department of Pharmacy and Applied Science

The Department of Pharmacy and Applied Science has a proud history in Victoria as one of the first institutions to offer a degree in pharmacy. We continue to offer high quality courses, in both pharmacy and science, and this tradition is coupled with a modern and innovative approach to teaching and research.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning at La Trobe

Student blogs

current latrobe students blog about their experience @latrobe




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Department of Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance provides students with a range of highly prized skills, our graduates are well-rounded, professionally trained, and keenly sought after by employers.



Department of Psychology and Counselling

The Department of Psychology and Counselling offers a flexible range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses specialising in the scientific study of human behaviour.


Our program gives you the skills and knowledge to prevent and treat disorders of the foot ankle and leads to professional registration as a podiatrist.


La Trobe University privacy information and guidelines


The Centre for Public Sector Governance, Accountability and Performance is aimed at improving public sector performance to assist with managers and regulators carrying out their tasks.

Academic Board

La Trobe University’s Academic Board has 80 members who meet regularly to ensure that the administration of the University runs smoothly and efficiently.


LIMS was established in 2009 with the broad objective to research and understand fundamental processes in biochemistry, cell biology and molecular science.gether researchers, employers, academics and communities to work in the areas of sustainability and social issues. The Centre will fortify and build ongoing collaborations with industry through research and linkages.


The existing Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional) degrees have been redesigned and developed through consultation with industry and community members. As a result the enhanced degrees will offer studies in the core IT knowledge areas.

Insurance office

La Trobe university insurance policies


La Trobe University Finance Division

Sir John Quick Public Lecture series

The Sir John Quick Lecture has been established to revive the memory of this historic Bendigo identity - a self-made man who had the forethought and perseverance to promote Australia's union.


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Department of Education

Our courses provide a very solid grounding for a range of careers in primary and secondary schools, kindergartens and early childhood organisations, alternative educational settings and in expanding fields within the public service sector and the wider community.

Research funds

La Trobe Postgraduate research scholarships

Site map

Key dates for staff and students at La Tobe University

Research Centre for Computers, Communication and Social Innovation

RECCSI - Research Centre for Computers, Communication and Social Innovation


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Melbourne campus

La Trobe University's Melbourne campus is the largest of its Australian university campuses with over 19,000 students and a wide range of courses and research strengths.

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