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!

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!

Stay connected with a peer meetup!

Our study/work/life is suddenly looking very different from what we imagined this year might look like. And now that we are physically distanced from each other, it’s even more important to stay connected. Peer Mentors from the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Commerce are facilitating online meetups to chat about study, life and how we are going with the universe and everything at the … Continue reading Stay connected with a peer meetup!

Do you know #how2uni?

Semester 1 is here and we have your back with the awesome #How2uni workshops on time management, understanding your assessments, writing for success, knowing your support services and health & wellbeing. Workshops will be held online via Zoom for all students to attend for the following sessions. Monday 16 March, 12pm- 1pm: Get organised for semester Wednesday 25 March, 12pm- 1pm: Understanding assessments Tuesday 31 March, … Continue reading Do you know #how2uni?

Creativity and Disruption: exciting new subjects for 2020!

With semester starting, you might be looking at the 2020 Subject search, pondering what new subjects are on offer that could light your fire! Well look no further, because the School of Humanities & Social Sciences has exciting new subjects on offer that might be just the thing you are looking for. HUS3ICI, Innovation and Creative Intelligence, challenges you to look at creativity as a … Continue reading Creativity and Disruption: exciting new subjects for 2020!

LTSU services at City campus

If you are a student at our City campus, you will be pleased to know that La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) is available to make your uni experience even better. The LTSU provides a whole range of support, including financial counselling, advocacy, fun student activities, clubs– and free diaries and wall planners! And becoming a union member is super easy! For semester 1, Financial Counselling … Continue reading LTSU services at City campus