Calling all the university students who are also parents out there – La Trobe’s Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research (CHEEDR) is looking for parents who have studied while supporting a child, to complete a survey! This quick survey should only take 15-20 minutes to complete. This survey is being run by La Trobe’s CHEEDR, alongside Victoria University and the Council of Single … Continue reading Calling all parents: Complete a survey for La Trobe University!
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!
The end of semester is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all of your hard work than a party filled with LIVE MUSIC! LTSU are hosting an amazing end of year party to wind up the end of the semester, and they want you to come and join the party! We know how many hours you’ve spent in the library studying … Continue reading LTSU End of Year Party
If we were all painfully honest with ourselves, we could admit that we don’t necessarily NEED each and everything that we purchase. For some, it’s a habit, and for others it’s an essential part of living. But have you ever stopped to consider where our ‘stuff’ comes from and where it goes when we’re done using it? It is not uncommon that we see our … Continue reading Buy Nothing New Month in October
Completing an internship is one of the most beneficial things that you can do during your degree. Not only does it look awesome on your resume, but it gives you an opportunity to demonstrate what you already know, and put all that theory into action! The Grattan Institute internships provide opportunities for tertiary students or recent graduates interested in public policy to develop their research … Continue reading Grattan Institute Internship Opportunities
Here at La Trobe, we like to embrace brilliance. There are many people at this university who go above and beyond to make La Trobe a safe and happy learning environment. The La Trobe Student Union are hosting their annual LTSU awards night and we want to tell you all about it! The LTSU Awards are aimed at both staff and students at La Trobe … Continue reading LTSU Awards
You can’t beat real-life experience. Whether you’re in an arts, science or business degree, reaching out and finding your own industry placement is a worthwhile experience that will give you a competitive edge after graduating. Knowing your content is all good and well- and super important! But can you put it into practice in a real-life situation? This is the question all employers are asking, … Continue reading How to Source an Industry Placement Workshop
From August 2-15 we are celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight! So get involved to help create more sustainable communities for farmers in developing nations. It is not often that we think deeply into simple purchases such as a coffee or a book. But here at La Trobe we recognise the importance in making a difference and doing our part to contribute to a fair social, economic … Continue reading Fair Trade at La Trobe
Aside from our high level of education, diversity and inclusivity at La Trobe, we are also renowned for our abundance of greenery and outdoor space. Another addition to the sustainability program is the Community Garden- The Patch. Located at the Bundoora, Albury/Wodonga and Bendigo campuses, this is another way La Trobe aims to reduce the impact on the environment. Half way through it’s 11th year … Continue reading The Patch
Here at La Trobe, we are one of the most sustainable and inclusive universities– and here’s another reason why! As part of La Trobe’s sustainability program, we are encouraging the use of environmentally friendly transportation. As a major practise of La Trobe, building a Future Ready Strategy is critical in supporting one of the biggest global issues of today. Our free Bike Share Program is … Continue reading La Trobe’s Bike Share Program