Student Advisory Boards

Serve as a Student Advisor

La Trobe University offers students a range of opportunities to serve on a student advisory group. By serving as a student advisor you will be able provide feedback and guide future decision-making to improve the quality of our University.

*These programs are in the Partner category of the Emerging Leaders Program.

What Student Advisory Positions are there?

Here is a list of the Student Advisory Groups (SAGs) at the University the mission statement for each. Please note, on average each group meets approximately 3-5 times per semester for about 1-2 hours.

School-level Student Advisory Groups

This group is for students who want to represent their school in providing course specific feedback and advice to assist in improving teaching and learning, and the overall student experience. There is a formal appointment by application only and involves a one year term. You can apply via the Emerging Leaders portal, under the Partner category in ‘Select Your Programs’.

Arts, Social Science, and Commerce (ASSC College) Student Advisory Group

This group is for students studying the College of ASSC who want to help volunteer their feedback and ideas to improve and innovate teaching, learning, and the overall student experience. This group is open to all students (i.e. no application process) and free to join at any time.

Science, Health, and Engineering (SHE College) Student Advisory Group

This group is for students studying the College of SHE who want to help volunteer their feedback and ideas to improve and innovate teaching, learning, and the overall student experience. This group is open to all students (i.e. no application process) and free to join at any time.

What are the benefits of being a Student Advisor?

Benefits to volunteering as a student advisory include:

  • A deeper understanding of how large organizations (like universities) operate,
  • A platform to voice your feedback and ideas,
  • Opportunities to redesign or co-create new services and initiatives that can positively impact our University and future students.

Next Steps

If you haven’t already, please fill out an ‘Emerging Leaders Expression of Interest’. Once you’ve completed the online prerequisites through the LMS, please select ‘Student Advisory Member’ in the Partner category.