ASSC Student Advisory Group Making A Difference

For most of semester one, the ASSC College Student Advisory Group have been smashing out outcomes left, right and centre. Throughout the past few months, we’ve been working hard with the college to implement new ideas and develop others.   Across each of the campuses, both university wide and campus specific actions are being taken. With recent discussions held between the Advisory Group, College Executive Committee and College Academic Committee members, … Continue reading ASSC Student Advisory Group Making A Difference

La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Sustainability Walk

Sustainability is a huge part of everyday life. As we learn more about climate change and what we can do to lessen our impact on the environment. Here at La Trobe, sustainability is a primary focus in everything that they do. Along with these targets are projects like the eco-corridor Nangak Tamboree that protects biodiversity and connects the surrounding communities. Encouraging staff and students to use sustainable transport is another area La Trobe … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Sustainability Walk

Internship reflections: Time Is Flying By

As Rhiannon reaches the end of her internship, she reflects on her time here at the Wise ASSC Blog and La Trobe. The past eleven weeks have flown by, and I’m getting closer and closer to finishing my degree. With six months left, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to undertake this internship. The team at the blog have helped me develop my … Continue reading Internship reflections: Time Is Flying By

How Student Feedback Surveys Benefit Students

In your university inbox, you should have received an email from surveys@latrobe.edu.au inviting you to complete subject evaluations. This is one of the best ways to provide constructive feedback to the university about your learning experiences. But what does that mean and why is it important? The university values the feedback it gets from students, as it enables them to understand how the subjects are … Continue reading How Student Feedback Surveys Benefit Students

La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Wildlife Sanctuary

The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary has a lot to offer both the public and members of the La Trobe community.  Open between 10am and 3pm everyday except Saturdays, the sanctuary provides the perfect escape. With a variety of walking tracks to follow, you’re bound to see a variety of native flora and fauna. With opportunities for students of all disciplines, plus day and night guided tours, … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Wildlife Sanctuary

Call For Participants: Improving Employment For Somali Australians

University is a great place to expand our understanding of the world and develop knowledge through various research studies. Through these studies, students and graduates have the unique opportunity to assist researchers in developing and adapting policies and practices throughout the university. The Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research is inviting Somali Australians who are currently university students or graduates to participate in … Continue reading Call For Participants: Improving Employment For Somali Australians

Interning to expand your learning and potential

Our guest blogger, Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, continues to share her internship journey at Ford Motor Company Australia. In this post, she gives us some insights into what she has learned so far.  From my time at Ford I have learnt that this company really embraces everybody’s strengths and works together to complete projects. They not only have their marketing teams work together, but also further expand this … Continue reading Interning to expand your learning and potential

La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Zen Garden

To have the opportunity to study outdoors among the trees, makes us incredibly lucky here at La Trobe’s Bundoora campus.  With all the different areas across such a large campus, it can be difficult to find that one reliable study space that’s right for you. So, if you’re looking for a quiet place with loads of space then the Zen Garden is for you! Situated between the Peribolos East and West buildings, this … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Zen Garden