Why study at La Trobe?

Learn with expert teachers and the latest technology at your fingertips.

When you choose to study with us, you’ll get an experience that sets you up for life with practical skills, industry connections and the chance to combine study and travel. Studying with us gives you more than a degree. Here are 10 excellent reasons to choose La Trobe.

Get industry experience while you study

Be prepared for that first job after uni. Do a placement with one of our high-profile partner companies or organisations. Many of our courses are also designed in collaboration with industry leaders.

Discover our most innovative degrees

Learn how to use data in the Bachelor of Business Analytics or how to bring a human perspective to technology in the Bachelor of Humanities, Innovation and Technology. You could see how our Bachelor of Arts has changed to help you combine topics from humanities, business and science. There's always something new at La Trobe.

Our Accelerator Program for budding entrepreneurs

If you’ve got an exciting idea for a start-up, the La Trobe Accelerator Program can help you make it a reality. Create your own career opportunities when you transform your business idea into reality.

Aspire rewards you for helping your community

Giving back feels great. Our Aspire program offers an extra reward for the good you do with an early conditional offer into La Trobe.

Become highly employable

Get the skills employers are looking for with our Career Ready Advantage program. Our graduates are highly sought after, with 87.8 per cent securing work within four months.¹

Choose from over 100 Bachelor’s degrees

Broaden your knowledge, skills and career outcomes with our wide range of single and double degrees. Many of our courses let you tailor your study with specialist subjects and electives.

Customise your degree with open access majors and minors

La Trobe undergraduate open access majors and minors offer an opportunity to customise your degree with cross-discipline studies and work integrated learning.

Advanced facilities and technology

Study in excellent learning spaces across any of our seven campuses in Victoria or New South Wales. Think a world-class Sports Park, cybersecurity labs or fully-operational health clinics in hospitals. Our University City of the Future promise means we're always transforming our facilities.

Choose from over 100 clubs and societies

Pick from over 100 student-run clubs and societies at La Trobe. Join as many as you like, meet incredible people with diverse interests and build your resume.

Support for success

At La Trobe, you’ll receive all the help you need to get the most out of your study. You can access learning hubs, workshops, one-on-one consultations and online support for all your burning questions.

1. Times Higher Education (THE), World University Rankings 2020; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Ranking Web of Universities 2019