Experience Clever Melbourne (Autumn)

Date: Friday 12 April 2019

Time: 9am – 4.30pm

Location: La Trobe University, Melbourne Campus, Union Building.

Parking: White bays of Carpark 3, daily charge of $5.80 payable at meters located in the carpark.

Alternatively, you can use the CellOPark app to pay as you go.

Schedule
TimeSession
9.00 am Registrations open
10.00 am Welcome to Experience Clever
11.00 am Session A
12.00 pm        Lunch
1.00 pm Session B
2.15 pm Session C
3.15 pm Course information expo
3.45 pmOptional: campus tour
4.30 pmFinish

Session A

Anatomy

Designed to help you gain a better understanding of how the body works by looking at how we breathe, this interactive workshop gives you access to skeletons, models, x-rays and, for those who are interested, cadavers (i.e. dissected human bodies donated to science). Please note, only students year 10 and above will be able to enter the cadaver lab, but you may also opt out.

Aspire

If you're an aspiring student who volunteers in your community, coaches a sport team, or is part of the school leadership team, you may be eligible for early offer to La Trobe through our Aspire program. Learn about the programs benefits and have your questions answered by current Aspire students.

Biomedicine

Want to help find a cure for cancer or Alzheimer's disease? Want to pursue a career in allied health such as physiotherapy or speech pathology? Join us for a firsthand experience in our $100m state-of-the-art La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science research facility.

Business & International Business

In this workshop learn how La Trobe's Bachelor of Business will ensure you graduate ready for the new world of work.

Our course allows you to select subjects from across other discipline areas while completing a business core. You'll develop the enterprise skills required to convert your passions and interests into a successful business career.

Computer Science and IT – Networking technology

Experience our specialised networking laboratories and broaden your horizons by seeing the programs and expertise we offer to match your career ambitions. This interactive workshop digs deeper into the technology connecting our world, and you'll come away with an insight as to how the internet and data communication networks operate.

Criminology

Are you curious about how and why people commit crime and the ways in which our justice system responds to it? La Trobe’s Criminology offering spans across Psychology, Science and Law and is the only degree in Victoria that includes forensics as a core component.

In this workshop hear from La Trobe’s specialists in forensics and cyber law, plus immerse yourself in the world of cybercrime via a hands on digital activity and learn how it’s being tackled.

Cybersecurity

Be a crime fighter for the digital age. Designed by industry for industry, our multidisciplinary cybersecurity programs put you at the forefront of a global threat. Learn about the threats facing businesses in Australia and the technical and business security skills you will develop for a career in this fast-paced growth industry.

Digital Business & Business Analytics

The world is moving faster than ever as digital technology brought about disruption to traditional business models. Learn how you can thrive in this new environment and become a leader of innovation and disruption. See how digital technologies create new career opportunities that has been termed by Harvard Business School as one of the most attractive and respected career of the 21st century.

Health Science – public health and health promotion

If you have a desire to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities, then consider the Bachelor of Health Sciences. Discover the many important careers on offer in the exciting fields of Public Health and Health Promotion which focus on preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health, as well as helping people take better control of their lives and be active participants in developing healthy environments and communities.

Languages

With eight languages on offer and high subject flexibility, a language can be studied within almost all of our degrees. Find out how studying a language can improve your job prospects and open doors to careers all over the world.

Media and Communication

The Bachelor of Media and Communication is your introduction to an exciting, varied and creative field of work with majors in journalism, sports journalism, media industries or public relations.

During this workshop hear from our connected and highly experienced teaching staff on how we can prepare you to meet the challenges of the fast-paced media industry. You'll also get involved in our interactive workshop to explore how each specialisation contributes to a news story.

Nursing and Midwifery

Gain an understanding of the skills required by nurses and midwives in clinical practice. Experience a simulated clinical ward environment, where you can take part in caring for a simulation patient and interact with a range of equipment our students use as they train to become a Registered Nurse and/or Midwife.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists are needed in local and international communities to improve the quality of life for people facing challenges such as chronic illness, injury, mental illness or disability. Find out from our world-leading academics how an OT helps manage daily living throughout a patient’s life.

Paramedicine

Get hands-on experience with the equipment essential to the practice of paramedicine, while learning what paramedics really do and the challenges involved in doing it.

Prosthetics and Orthotics

This workshop will introduce you to the working environment of the profession of the Prosthetics/Orthotist (P&O).

Find out what prosthetics and orthotics are, what a P&O does, how to get into the program, course structure, and career opportunities available for graduates.

Science

When you study science at the university level, you develop skills and knowledge that will allow you to contribute to some of the biggest challenges the world faces today. Science graduates are highly valued and sought after by a diverse range of employers. Experience a snapshot of what a scientist can do in our state-of-the-art labs.

Sport Management

Sport is a large and rapidly growing global industry offering a huge range of career options: from management and marketing to journalism and international business. At La Trobe, we take sport seriously and offer more sport-related subjects than any other university in Australia. Meet our academics and learn how you can turn your passion for sport into a career.

Session B

Accommodation Talk and Tour

Have you thought about living on campus? Experience the different types of accommodation we have to offer.

Agricultural Science

Find out how a degree in agricultural science will help you solve global problems. Learn about the growing need for agricultural scientists and the vast career opportunities ranging from banking and agribusiness firms to government and humanitarian agencies such as the UN. Let La Trobe’s influential ag. scientists provide you with a practical hands-on experience within our state-of-the-art laboratories as they guide you through the process of applying biology and chemistry to real-world challenges.

Anatomy (repeat)

Designed to help you gain a better understanding of how the body works by looking at how we breathe, this interactive workshop gives you access to skeletons, models, x-rays and, for those who are interested, cadavers  (i.e. dissected human bodies donated to science). Please note, only students year 10 and above will be able to enter the cadaver lab, but you may also opt out.

Aspire (repeat)

If you're an aspiring student who volunteers in your community, coaches a sport team, or is part of the school leadership team, you may be eligible for early offer to La Trobe through our Aspire program. Learn about the programs benefits and have your questions answered by current Aspire students.

Bachelor of Arts

Where will you take your La Trobe BA? With over 20 areas of study and international exchange possibilities, the options are endless!

During this workshop you will:

  • learn about our range of offerings and how these might be combined
  • hear from past and present students about life at La Trobe.

Commerce and Commerce Doubles

La Trobe’s Commerce offering combines real world learning and problem solving to develop skills that will give you competitive edge in professional workforce.

In this workshop you will:

  • learn about how you can benefit from a multidisciplinary cohort and learn to work across and between disciplines to diversify your skillset and broaden your knowledge
  • hear from our in-field industry experts on how we’ll prepare you for commercial challenges faced by corporations and diverse communities in the world of work
  • explore our contemporary facilities including enquiry-based learning labs and our Bloomberg trading terminal.

Computer Sciences and IT – build a phone app

In an information-driven society, how can you get into the driver’s seat? Our department will show you how with an interactive workshop centred around the technologies that are changing our lives and the skills necessary to be employed by the likes of Apple, HP, Facebook and Google. You'll see how new mobile applications are developed and have the opportunity to develop a real app. Find out how we support your career aspirations through teaching, hands on laboratory experience, research and industry collaboration.

Education

Make a difference to the lives of others and inspire the leaders of tomorrow. Learn about how professional placements work and how they'll prepare you for a career in and outside the classroom. Find out what teachers really do, the different career paths our graduates take, and what makes the way we teach education stand out from the rest.

Health Science – rehab counselling and sports counselling & athlete welfare

Open the door to a career in health. Bachelor of Health Sciences introduces you to the physical, social and environmental aspects of health and science. Learn more about two of our majors:

  • Rehabilitation counselling – understand how the counselling process helps people achieve personal, career and independent living goals.
  • Sports counselling and athlete welfare – apply cognitive behavioural techniques to improve athlete performance, concentration, motivation, fitness and health.

Law

As one of Australia’s most dynamic, technically driven and innovative law schools, we deliver a high-quality legal education and a commitment to clinical placements. But don’t just take our word for it! During this workshop hear from a panel of current and past law students, academic staff and industry to learn for yourself what life at La Trobe Law is really like.

Marketing, Event Management, Tourism and Hospitality

Understand the importance of knowing your brand and building brand loyalty. Learn the fundamentals of advertising, events, customer experience, marketing and the digital space.

Discover the extensive career potential for marketers, and how we use the ‘triple-bottom’ line approach to minimising economic, social and environmental impact in the exciting event management industry.

Nursing and Midwifery (repeat)

Gain an understanding of the skills required by nurses and midwives in clinical practice. Experience a simulated clinical ward environment, where you can take part in caring for a simulation patient and interact with a range of equipment our students use as they train to become a Registered Nurse and/or Midwife.

Orthoptics

If you have an interest in eyes, then look no further! A workshop in two parts provides information about the Orthoptic course and the Orthoptic profession, followed by hands-on activities assessing various aspects of vision (visual acuity, colour vision, 3D vision etc.). Learn more by attending the session.

Paramedicine (repeat)

Get hands-on experience with the equipment essential to the practice of paramedicine, while learning what paramedics really do and the challenges involved in doing it.

Podiatry

Podiatrists treat patients with complex medical conditions of the foot and ankle. They work in many areas of advanced practice such as paediatrics, sport, surgery, and prescribed medicines. Learn about the exciting new technology being used by podiatrists in clinical practice from world-class researchers changing and shaping this profession.

Psychology

Learn about the many topics that interest psychologists and how you can become a psychologist. You’ll discover psychology is much more than the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders, and includes the study of personality, emotion, learning, memory, thinking, language and more. You might even learn a little bit about what goes on inside your head!

Social Work

Find out about the many opportunities available in the field of social work and gain an understanding of what it's all about.

The workshop will outline the various roles performed by social work graduates and the diverse career paths available.

Sport and Exercise Science

If you're sports crazy, you can find out more about a career in exercise science by attending this workshop. You’ll be able to get involved in practical activities in our lab.

Sports Coaching and Development

The Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Development prepares students for employment in coaching, coach education, sport science and sport development.

Learn how to apply a range of skills in the areas of athlete performance, sport management, fundamental sport science and advanced coaching sciences.

Session C

Accommodation Talk and Tour

Have you thought about living on campus? Experience the different types of accommodation we have to offer.

Accounting, Economics & Finance

In an industry with some of the most employable graduates in the world. Learn how we equip our accounting, economics and finance students with strong business hard and soft skills to set them ahead of the pack.

In this session, academic staff deliver accounting, economics and finance courses at La Trobe University will help guide you through the exciting and changing dynamics of these disciplines.

Archaeology and History

Unlock the secrets of ancient life. Explore how archaeologists use artefacts and fragments from the past to study societies and cultures, and how historians connect the dots between modern and ancient worlds. Understand the relationships between past and the present, and the lessons history can teach us about the future.

Creative Arts

Are you passionate about performance, storytelling and screen? La Trobe’s Bachelor of Creative Arts will equip you with the networks and skills to realise and achieve your full potential.

In this informative and interactive session you will:

  • hear from our Creative Arts staff who will answer all your questions about the degree including specialisations and double majors
  • tour our state-of the art facilities
  • unleash your creative talent and work together to write, perform and film a mini movie.

Engineering

Engineers take on the challenge of a changing world, creating the solutions to problems. Understanding of multiple engineering disciplines helps to create better solutions. Understanding civil, industrial and electrical concepts will ready you for a career in a variety of exciting settings. Join us for this hands-on experience where you'll learn how engineers are creating solutions for tomorrow and beyond.

Health information management

There is a national shortage of health information management, which means graduates are in high demand. Salaries range from $50,000 at entry level to over $180,000 at senior level. Find out how Health Information Managers contribute to running hospitals and managing staff across the country. Find out about clinical coding, e-health and the business side of medicine.

La Trobe Abroad

Our Overseas Studies team work hard to ensure you have a positive experience while on a semester of exchange or overseas study tours. Hear about the different countries you can travel to, and the many ways you can incorporate travel into your degree.

Law witness exam

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Our law students get involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including mock trials and witness examinations in our Moot Court. Come and see them in action while they practice their prosecution and defence skills, and get involved in some court room drama.

Nursing and Midwifery (repeat)

Gain an understanding of the skills required by nurses and midwives in clinical practice. Experience a simulated clinical ward environment, where you can take part in caring for a simulation patient and interact with a range of equipment our students use as they train to become a Registered Nurse and/or Midwife.

Occupational Therapy (repeat)

Occupational Therapists are needed in local and international communities to improve the quality of life for people facing challenges such as chronic illness, injury, mental illness or disability. Find out from our world-leading academics how an OT helps manage daily living throughout a patient’s life.

Parent Information Session

Prerequisites, ATAR, VTAC, pathways – some of these terms may be new to you. Come out of this session with a better understanding of the process of applying to university.

Physics

Come and explore the enormous potential of sound waves; see sinister goo driven by huge sub-woofers, robots that can outsmart people, and much more! All you need to bring along is a sense of adventure.

Physiotherapy

For those with an interest in rehabilitation, sport and recovery, this session is a must. You'll find out what it's like to study physiotherapy at La Trobe and the exciting new pathways to get there.

Politics and International Relations

Change the world by influencing policy, managing international relations, or working with a global aid organisation. Learn about the complex relationships between governments determine wars, trade, travel and the sharing of knowledge, and find out how understanding politics can help you excel in a global career.

Psychology (repeat)

Learn about the many topics that interest psychologists and how you can become a psychologist. You’ll discover psychology is much more than the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders, and includes the study of personality, emotion, learning, memory, thinking, language and more. You might even learn a little bit about what goes on inside your head!

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