Lean on me – ASSC College Peer Mentor Meetups!

As we ease into Semester 1, I hope you’re feeling settled in at La Trobe this year. If you’re new to the university and still feel a little overwhelmed, don’t stress! Lucky for you, the ASSC College is running Peer Mentoring online meetups in Week 4 AND Week 7! The Peer Mentor Program at La Trobe connects returning students with new students to help guide … Continue reading Lean on me – ASSC College Peer Mentor Meetups!

Starting uni with support

It’s the start of the university year and you might be feeling a lot of things – nervous, excited, overwhelmed and maybe even a combination of all three. Starting university can be overwhelming at times. You don’t know which building is which, what classroom you’re meant to go to and what textbook you need for each subject. Take comfort in the fact that you’re not … Continue reading Starting uni with support

Welcome back to Campus and welcome to our new student editor!

Hello everyone! My name is Stephanie Brock (everyone calls me Steph) and I am the new intern at the Wise ASSC Blog! I could not be more excited to start this role and share what I have learnt in my past three years at La Trobe, as well as some tips and tricks for surviving university! A couple of fun facts about me: I love … Continue reading Welcome back to Campus and welcome to our new student editor!

Seeking your Excellence

If you can demonstrate outstanding, continuous commitment in the community, cultural or innovation/entrepreneurship sectors, apply to be considered for the La Trobe Student Excellence Academy! This means if you are a community leader, an established or aspiring artist, musician, performer or writer, or an emerging innovator and you can demonstrate your commitment in your respective field through your resume, a reference letter and/or a portfolio, … Continue reading Seeking your Excellence

Be heard in the ASSC Student Advisory Group

The ASSC Student Advisory Group (SAG) is back for 2021 and looking for students to join! The purpose of SAG is to provide a communication channel for students to discuss ways that the university can improve the student experience. Claire Kearns, Master of International Relations and long-time SAG member, shares her experience of what she gained by being part of the group: Unbelievably to me, … Continue reading Be heard in the ASSC Student Advisory Group

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!