Virtual internships for expanding experience

If you’ve been wanting to complete an overseas internship, but not sure how it all works in a virtual environment, then we have the lowdown for you! Zara Protopopoff, a Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Marketing, has just completed virtual internship in the USA through CIS Australia. Zara was supposed to study in Los Angeles at UCLA during the 6-week winter semester break, but … Continue reading Virtual internships for expanding experience

Join virtual International Week with University of Malaya

The University of Malaya invite you to a fun, engaging and informative virtual international experience this November! The University of Malaya (UM), our student exchange partner, is inviting all La Trobe University students to participate in their upcoming International Week. Held virtually this year for 5 days starting from 23 to 27 November 2020. UM is Malaysia’s first and top university, centrally located in Kuala … Continue reading Join virtual International Week with University of Malaya

And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

As I complete my final week on placement at with the Wise ASSC team, and the last week of class for 2020, I find myself thinking about what an amazing time I’ve had. Despite the fact that this year has brought so much uncertainty and change, it also brought the opportunity to adapt, grow and try new things! This year did not go as expected; … Continue reading And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

This is our final installation in our series about the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we find out about the Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Society. Club Vice President Shilo Yitzhaki gave us an insight into what the PPE is all about. “The PPE Society aims to engage any student who wishes to gain a more in-depth understanding in any or … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

With the end of semester approaching, it’s time to start getting excited for the Summer break! While we all deserve to use this time to relax and wind down after an unusual year, the Summer holidays can lead to a decrease in motivation for when uni resumes next year. For those super-hot Summer days when you don’t want to leave the aircon in your house, … Continue reading Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

In our series on the clubs and associations available at La Trobe, this week we meet the La Trobe Law Students’ Association (LSA). James Reginato, the LSA’s Marketing Officer, provided some valuable information about how the LSA operates. James says “the LSA is a student run organisation which focuses on representing the needs and interests of law students. We aim to provide personal and professional … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe University Society of Music

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we meet the La Trobe University Society of Music (LUSOM). I had the chance to speak to Adam Seidel, Luke Judd and Lachlan Nicholson about their time and experiences with LUSOM. The Latrobe University Society of Music is a club that is open to all … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe University Society of Music

Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we’re getting to know the La Trobe Commerce Students’ Association (CSA). Ansh Verma, the Director of Events at CSA, answered some of my questions to give you a little insight into what their organisation does! For a little overview on the CSA, Ansh says that … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

Meeting new people can be tough sometimes, especially with current restrictions! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to some academic and social clubs/societies from around La Trobe. These clubs are a great way to make friends with people who are in a similar degree or have the same interests as you! Have a look into them and hopefully you can have fun, … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

What I wish I knew at the end of first year…

The end of semester 2, and the end of 2020, is quickly approaching, with just a few weeks of classes left. This year has been an interesting one, especially for first year students, who experienced their first taste of uni life in a completely unique way. For these students, you may be wondering what comes next? What will second year have in store for you? … Continue reading What I wish I knew at the end of first year…