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 πŸ˜‰ 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 πŸ˜‰ 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!

Can you gain international study or work experience in 2020?

While overseas travel isn’t viable for La Trobe students at the moment, the answer to that question might surprise you. La Trobe has an extensive, world-spanning network of partner organisations, many of which are offering virtual study or work experiences to students. Being able to study Business or International Relations and learn about culture in Italy, interning at an Engineering firm in Spain or working … Continue reading Can you gain international study or work experience in 2020?

Online Orientation: a winning experience!

A new semester has started and La Trobe welcomes our many new students that are commencing courses to start the journey towards new directions! Like many aspects of life at the moment, Orientation was a little different, with the online space being activated to welcome students in line with social distancing restrictions. Our online Orientation included an Official Welcome from Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jessica Vanderlelie, … Continue reading Online Orientation: a winning experience!

Winning in Creative Arts

Wise ASSC recently caught up with the winner of our Semester 1 subscriber competition – Zoya Marakova! Zoya is in her first year of Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) at Bendigo Campus, where her course also includes a Art History Minor. Zoya is a fantastic artist, and has been painting and selling her paintings and prints for a few years now. She chose her … Continue reading Winning in Creative Arts

Placements in Semester 2: Get credit and experience!

Undertake placement and gain credit for it in Semester 2, 2020 We have some great opportunities available including positions in Marketing, Production & Website Development. 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 do I express interest? Contact the … Continue reading Placements in Semester 2: Get credit and experience!

Ramadan in Isolation!

Our guest blogger, Kaif Ul Wara, studying Bachelor of Criminology/ Bachelor of Laws, shares her experience of Ramadan during COVID-19. Since I was a little girl, I have known to observe Ramadan with  friends and extended family. My favourite memories are of hosting and attending Iftar dinners with family and going to mosques. BUT NOT THIS YEAR! Everything I ever knew or did to observe … Continue reading Ramadan in Isolation!