An Insider’s Guide to Graduation

End of December means we are celebrating the last round of graduations for the year. Master of Marketing student, Alvaro Fuentes, gives the Wise ASSC blog a behind-the-scenes look at the excitement of graduation day. It’s 6am, the sky is still dark.   It’s quite difficult to rise early during semester break. However, today is a special day for some students and I’m invited to the party. It’s been one year since I started as … Continue reading An Insider’s Guide to Graduation

Notes on an Uncertain Future

Hi there! My name is Ellen O’Brien and I’m one of the new student interns at the Wise ASSC blog. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing some of the experiences I’ve had and the lessons I’ve learned during my time at La Trobe, as well as updating you on what’s happening around the uni! So what do I study? Well, I’m six months … Continue reading Notes on an Uncertain Future

Reflections on finishing at La Trobe

Malshani Perera, Master of Business Analytics student from Sri Lanka, talks to the Wise ASSC blog about what it feels like to finish her course.   I started my Master of Business Analytics course in February 2017 and I can’t believe it has come to the end. Not only the end of the course, but also the end of university student life, which makes me sad to leave. The first few months were the hardest in terms of dealing with … Continue reading Reflections on finishing at La Trobe

Why study abroad?

Studying abroad can often be a scary experience. However, Melanie Birch-Inwood tells us about her experience in the USA, combining her love for travel and studying in one awesome experience. Why study abroad? Good question! I love to travel so the moment I started studying at university I was researching opportunities to study abroad. But there so are many to choose from! Between semester exchange, … Continue reading Why study abroad?

Meet your Head of School: Patrick Keyzer

Jessica Micallef interviews Patrick Keyzer, Head of Law School at La Trobe University. Being able to ensure what is taught in university is relevant to the outside world is a key responsibility of Head of the Law School. Professor Patrick Keyzer spoke to the Wise ASSC Blog, outlining how important employability is in the Law School’s curriculum. “There has been a massive influx of technology … Continue reading Meet your Head of School: Patrick Keyzer

Meet Your Head of School: Jane Hamilton

Our meet your Head of Schools series continues with Jane Hamilton. Meet Jane Hamilton, the Head of the School of Business While being the Head of a School can be a very demanding and busy job, Jane Hamilton is always ensuring the student experience at La Trobe University is their main goal as the students are at the heart of the campus. “That’s the ultimate … Continue reading Meet Your Head of School: Jane Hamilton

Join I-LEAD for Student Leadership opportunities

Are you passionate about contributing to a positive student experience for all La Trobe international students? INTERNATIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE (I-LEAD) UNIQUE STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Do you have leadership skills and the capacity to take initiative? Can you commit to attending a 90 minute meeting, every 6 weeks, for 12 months – on top of your study responsibilities? Are you seeking … Continue reading Join I-LEAD for Student Leadership opportunities

Meet Your Head of School: Nick Bisley

Our meet your Head of Schools series continues with Nick Bisley. Meet Nick Bisley, the Head of the Humanities and Social Sciences School  Nick Bisley gives us an insight to what the Head of the School is mainly responsible for. “There’s about 175 academics, we teach across about 32 different areas, mostly majors but a few minors, plus we have a range of a few … Continue reading Meet Your Head of School: Nick Bisley