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?
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
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
Lynda.com is a new way of learning online, no matter what your interests are. Are you looking for something new and different to do over your summer break, but don’t want to break the bank? Well, then you should try your hand at free online course on Lynda.com. You don’t get much for free these days. However, La Trobe University is offering students free access … Continue reading Lynda.com: The new way of learning
Here at La Trobe University, there is a lot that goes on beyond the walls of your lecture theatre. The Wise ASSC Blog is completing a series that allows you to meet the Head of Schools within the ASSC College – to give students a glimpse into what it’s like running a School. Meet Lynn Bosetti, the Head of the Education School. It’s a busy … Continue reading Meet Your Head of School: Lynn Bosetti
The Wise ASSC Blog met with the lucky 100th subscriber, Dilasha Shah, who won a brand new iPad. One of the main things Dilasha loves about the Wise ASSC blog is the fact it allows her to connect to the university in a way that is different to her regular tutorials and lectures. Dilasha enjoys reading about the useful stories that appear on the blog … Continue reading The lucky 100th subscriber!
Jessica Micallef comes to the conclusion of her time here at La Trobe as a student, and intern at the Wise ASSC blog. Well my degree has finally come to an end. Phew, what a huge sigh of relief. To think that three years ago, I was graduating Year 12, not sure what university I would end up at. Now I am three years older, I … Continue reading A closing chapter: goodbye La Trobe, hello world!
ASSC wins at LTSU Awards night! The La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) recently held their awards night and we are proud to say there were winners from the College of ASSC. We would like to congratulate our very own Claire Kearns who won an LTSU Scholarship and Dr Roland Burke who won The Research Supervisor award for his work lecturing for the School of Historical and … Continue reading Meet the ASSC winners from the LTSU awards!
Vice President of the International Students Association club at La Trobe University, Jose Villarreal-Diaz, sat down with Jessica Micallef and spoke about his experiences being a part of a club, as well as being an international student. Jose also recently won the 2018 LTSU International Student Award! The International Student Association (ISA) is a non-political student organisation that represents the interests of all international students … Continue reading Studying at La Trobe from an International Student Perspective
Journalism student Stephanie Smarrelli wrote to JMAC about what it’s like being a part of a club here at La Trobe University. If you were to ask me what is the one thing I would recommend to every first-year student starting university, it would be to join a club or society. And no, I don’t mean show up to O-Week and sign every clipboard you … Continue reading Benefits of joining a club or society