Virtual internships for expanding experience

If you’ve been wanting to complete an overseas internship, but not sure how it all works in a virtual environment, then we have the lowdown for you! Zara Protopopoff, a Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Marketing, has just completed virtual internship in the USA through CIS Australia. Zara was supposed to study in Los Angeles at UCLA during the 6-week winter semester break, but … Continue reading Virtual internships for expanding experience

Join virtual International Week with University of Malaya

The University of Malaya invite you to a fun, engaging and informative virtual international experience this November! The University of Malaya (UM), our student exchange partner, is inviting all La Trobe University students to participate in their upcoming International Week. Held virtually this year for 5 days starting from 23 to 27 November 2020. UM is Malaysia’s first and top university, centrally located in Kuala … Continue reading Join virtual International Week with University of Malaya

Get ahead with a summer placement!

This summer is a great time to undertake a placement and get credit towards your course! We have some great opportunities available including positions in History, Human Resources, Finance and more. Am I eligible? If you are an undergraduate student, have completed 120 credit points and have a spare elective, you can express interest in any of the placements. Click here for internship information How … Continue reading Get ahead with a summer placement!

La Trobe Business School staying cool with Summer Supports

La Trobe Business School students studying over summer have a range of supports available to stay on track for a successful (and cool) semester! Peer Mentor Meetups Business School peer mentors will be hosting meetups during the semester. This is a great way to meet other students, chat about life and study, and get support! You may even make a new friend 😉 To check … Continue reading La Trobe Business School staying cool with Summer Supports

Shut Up and Study this Summer!

If you are studying this summer and don’t want to go it alone, come along to a Shut Up and Study session! Using an approach of 25 minute study bursts with breaks for chat, this is a great way to stay connected through work and play 😉 Students that have joined us for previous sessions said: “I really enjoyed it! It helped me to break … Continue reading Shut Up and Study this Summer!

And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

As I complete my final week on placement at with the Wise ASSC team, and the last week of class for 2020, I find myself thinking about what an amazing time I’ve had. Despite the fact that this year has brought so much uncertainty and change, it also brought the opportunity to adapt, grow and try new things! This year did not go as expected; … Continue reading And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

This is our final installation in our series about the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we find out about the Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Society. Club Vice President Shilo Yitzhaki gave us an insight into what the PPE is all about. “The PPE Society aims to engage any student who wishes to gain a more in-depth understanding in any or … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

With the end of semester approaching, it’s time to start getting excited for the Summer break! While we all deserve to use this time to relax and wind down after an unusual year, the Summer holidays can lead to a decrease in motivation for when uni resumes next year. For those super-hot Summer days when you don’t want to leave the aircon in your house, … Continue reading Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

In our series on the clubs and associations available at La Trobe, this week we meet the La Trobe Law Students’ Association (LSA). James Reginato, the LSA’s Marketing Officer, provided some valuable information about how the LSA operates. James says “the LSA is a student run organisation which focuses on representing the needs and interests of law students. We aim to provide personal and professional … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

Exams and final assessments: Keep calm and carry on!

We’re almost there! Just a few weeks of uni left for 2020; but that means we’re getting to the pointy end of the semester. With final assessments creeping up, and exams in the near future, it’s time to start preparing for the busy end of semester period! Beware of Burnout As we approach the end of the semester, it’s not uncommon to start feeling the … Continue reading Exams and final assessments: Keep calm and carry on!