About

Located at our Bendigo campus, we have more Outdoor and Environmental Education courses than any university world wide, and more outdoor professional courses than any university in Australia.

By studying with us, you can start a rewarding career in areas like nature tourism, sustainability, natural resources and outdoor education.


Experience Outdoor and Environmental Education - Spring Programme

Love the outdoors? Join us for the experience of a lifetime!

Experience Outdoor and Environmental Education at La Trobe through our September School Holiday Programme.

This five-day programme is available to current Year 10, 11 or 12 students. You can choose to either canoe on the Murray River or bushwalk and climb at Kooyoora State Park.

You will also meet current university students and secondary students from regional Victoria.

The cost per student is $100 and includes food and most equipment. The trips will begin and end at our Bendigo campus.

Check out our presentation for more information. If you're interested, please complete the expression of interest form.


Study what you love

You can specialise in areas that fit your interests and career goals. You can try rock-climbing, canoeing, cross-country skiing and white water rafting.

You can study natural history, sustainability education and natural resources. You will learn about the environment, people, place and culture.

Practical experience in breathtaking landscapes

You will gain environmental knowledge and have real-world practical experiences in some of Australia's most unique landscapes – the Australian Alps, the Murray River, Port-Phillip Bay, the South-West Tasmanian wilderness, and the Whitsunday Islands.

See our students exploring these environments on Vimeo.

Meet some of our students and graduates and read about their experience at La Trobe.

Meet some our undergraduate students and read about their experience at La Trobe.

My aim in life is to teach health and physical education.

Timothy Arnold,
Bachelor of Physical and Health Education


The lecturers and tutors are amazing.

Mr Jason Cavallaro,
Bachelor of Education


We’re out in schools observing the theory in practice.

Ms Aleesha Davis,
Bachelor of Education


At La Trobe, the teaching degrees have a strong emphasis on practical experience.

Theodora Papadakis,
Bachelor of Education (Primary)


I had the amazing opportunity to complete an overseas practicum in Malaysia.

Angie Varvaris,
Bachelor of Education (Primary)


One of the highlights from my four years was being able to participate in a global practicum.

Saliha Zeyneb Gurdag,
Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)