Getting work experience- with incentives!

Over the course of your degree, you might come across having to complete an internship or placement. Whether it be a compulsory part of your degree, or something you want to do for yourself, internships and placements are definitely worth giving a go. Internships and placements are designed to give you industry related experience in the field you want to pursue a career in. They … Continue reading Getting work experience- with incentives!

Have your say to improve Student Experience!

Do you have a fancy idea that could help improve the online student experience here at La Trobe University? Do you want your voice to be heard but not sure how to get it across? Then we have the perfect event for you. La Trobe University is holding co-design workshops over the month of September for students to attend and provide staff with suggestions that can … Continue reading Have your say to improve Student Experience!

La Trobe Student Union: Annual Awards and Scholarships

The La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) annual awards and scholarships are back again for 2018 and are now taking nominations. The LTSU Awards aim to recognise individuals and student groups for their contribution to student life and learning excellence within the La Trobe University community. Students get the chance to nominate themselves or their own club/society or other individuals/groups. Cash scholarships will be given out … Continue reading La Trobe Student Union: Annual Awards and Scholarships

R U Ok Day: Told by the Psych Society

La Trobe University’s very own Psych Society tells us about the concept of R U Ok Day and to remind ourselves to always ask our peers if they are simply okay. Let’s Talk About Mental Health. Unnervingly, the rate of suicide has increased over the last decade.  According to Lifeline, the overall suicide rate in 2015 was 12.6 per 100,000 in Australia.  The Australian Bureau … Continue reading R U Ok Day: Told by the Psych Society

An honours degree and me: The unexpected decision

La Trobe student, Claire Kearns, speaks about her journey and the difficulties she faced from others regarding her decision to become an honours student. When I decided to enrol at La Trobe University for the 2015 year, almost four years later I never expected to be an honours year student. When I enrolled I was told by several well-meaning people that tertiary education was beyond … Continue reading An honours degree and me: The unexpected decision

7000 Kilometers to South Korea – Week 6/6

Leandro Lumanog takes us through his final part of his study abroad journey. The last few weeks of the exchange came like a freight train. My friends and I would constantly joke about how much time we had left every now and then, but we were all worried and down about the countdown that loomed over us. Yet despite knowing our limited time left on … Continue reading 7000 Kilometers to South Korea – Week 6/6