It’s finally here, the end of semester one. While classes come to an end, the time for study is ramping up with final assessment dates and exams looming. With students flocking to the library for study groups and individual work, it can sometimes be difficult to find the space that you’re looking for. Everybody has different ways of studying. Some can focus in amongst a … Continue reading Need A Place To Study?
It’s Reconciliation Week and the La Trobe Student Union has organised a week of fantastic events for you to be part of! Tuesday 28 May 10.30am Screening of the 2008 Apology Speech, Agora 11.00am Reconciliation Week morning tea with guest speakers, DMC-C121 5.30pm Twilight Tour, Wildlife Sanctuary. Limited places so booking essential Wednesday 29 May 5.00pm Twilight Tour with BBQ, Wildlife Sanctuary. Limited places so … Continue reading Get involved with Reconciliation Week!
In your university inbox, you should have received an email from firstname.lastname@example.org inviting you to complete subject evaluations. This is one of the best ways to provide constructive feedback to the university about your learning experiences. But what does that mean and why is it important? The university values the feedback it gets from students, as it enables them to understand how the subjects are … Continue reading How Student Feedback Surveys Benefit Students
Our guest blogger, Brigitte Theuma, brings us the last instalment narrating the journey of her internship at Ford Motor Company Australia, and shares what the experience has taught her as she contemplates life after uni. My project at Ford Motor Company Australia Limited has been nothing but amazing! It is as though every time I think I’ve really grasped my knowledge about electric cars, I … Continue reading Interning: Boosting personal and professional confidence
The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary has a lot to offer both the public and members of the La Trobe community. Open between 10am and 3pm everyday except Saturdays, the sanctuary provides the perfect escape. With a variety of walking tracks to follow, you’re bound to see a variety of native flora and fauna. With opportunities for students of all disciplines, plus day and night guided tours, … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Wildlife Sanctuary
Exam time can be one of the most the most stressful times of the university calendar. As one of the most overwhelming times of the year, stress can really take a hold of you. However, there are ways that you can minimise the impact of anxiety on your life and the exam itself. So, what can you do to ease the work load and make … Continue reading Study Success: Exam Strategies
Through a two-week international internship opportunity, La Trobe students will have the opportunity to learn about the impacts of climate change in Samoa and actively participate in discussions with sections of the government, businesses and communities. Dates: Saturday 28 September – Saturday 12 October 2019 The opportunity is delivered by CERES Global, the international outreach project of CERES Community Environment Park in Brunswick, and is associated … Continue reading Study and Travel with CERES Global in Samoa
University is a great place to expand our understanding of the world and develop knowledge through various research studies. Through these studies, students and graduates have the unique opportunity to assist researchers in developing and adapting policies and practices throughout the university. The Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research is inviting Somali Australians who are currently university students or graduates to participate in … Continue reading Call For Participants: Improving Employment For Somali Australians
Our guest blogger, Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, continues to share her internship journey at Ford Motor Company Australia. In this post, she gives us some insights into what she has learned so far. From my time at Ford I have learnt that this company really embraces everybody’s strengths and works together to complete projects. They not only have their marketing teams work together, but also further expand this … Continue reading Interning to expand your learning and potential
To have the opportunity to study outdoors among the trees, makes us incredibly lucky here at La Trobe’s Bundoora campus. With all the different areas across such a large campus, it can be difficult to find that one reliable study space that’s right for you. So, if you’re looking for a quiet place with loads of space then the Zen Garden is for you! Situated between the Peribolos East and West buildings, this … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Zen Garden