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

YOU’RE THE VOICE: Hitchener tells all

For her first instalment in the series, Stephanie had the opportunity to sit down over a coffee with popular household name, Peter Hitchener, at the Channel Nine studios in Melbourne. Mr Hitchener’s personal experiences and advice for students is simply inspiring – teaching us that all opportunities are a result of hard work. Lights, camera action. The clock strikes 6pm and the daily one-hour broadcast … Continue reading YOU’RE THE VOICE: Hitchener tells all

Celebrating Research Week

This year’s research week is from the 9-13th of September. This is the perfect time to showcase the research within the La Trobe community. Research Week is all about providing opportunities to network, connect and build new collaborations. To celebrate Research Week, we interviewed Education PhD student, Nhan Phan. She tells us all about what doing a PhD entails and shares her wisdom for aspiring … Continue reading Celebrating Research Week

Reflections on studying at Shepparton campus

Wise ASSC had the pleasure of meeting our Semester 1 subscriber competition winner, Phillip Dalby, studying at Shepparton campus. Phillip visited the Melbourne campus at Bundoora and met Wise ASSC to talk about his experience of studying at La Trobe University. Phillip is in his final semester of studying in the Bachelor of Educational Studies. He describes his time at university as an “adventure- because … Continue reading Reflections on studying at Shepparton campus

Meet the ASSC Pro Vice-Chancellor: Simon Evans

Ellen O’Brien interviews Simon Evans, the new Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of ASSC. While students are busy learning new things, feeding their curiosity, working on assignments and making friends, it’s easy to forget all the hard work that staff from across the university put into making the university experience the best it can be. Last week, Professor Simon Evans, the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the ASSC College, joined us to discuss his hopes for La Trobe University, … Continue reading Meet the ASSC Pro Vice-Chancellor: Simon Evans

From Clubs and Societies to LTSU President

Abood Shehada, studying a Bachelor of Accounting, is starting the new year as President of the La Trobe Student Union. Abood is going to be the new face of the La Trobe Student Union in 2019, and the Wise ASSC blog had the privilege of speaking to him about his personal experience with the Student Union and how it has transpired into him becoming President. … Continue reading From Clubs and Societies to LTSU President

Meet your Head of School: Patrick Keyzer

Jessica Micallef interviews Patrick Keyzer, Head of Law School at La Trobe University. Being able to ensure what is taught in university is relevant to the outside world is a key responsibility of Head of the Law School. Professor Patrick Keyzer spoke to the Wise ASSC Blog, outlining how important employability is in the Law School’s curriculum. “There has been a massive influx of technology … Continue reading Meet your Head of School: Patrick Keyzer

Meet Your Head of School: Jane Hamilton

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

Meet Your Head of School: Nick Bisley

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