We asked Jack Spremic, Winner of the ASSC College Orientation Competition, about his course, orientation, and how he’s finding life at La Trobe – online! Jack studies a Bachelor Degree in Commerce. Businesses courses are so popular, so we asked Jack, why? And he told us that he’s “really interested in business” and that a “broad course such as commerce” was a gateway into figuring out exactly what … Continue reading Interview with our Competition Winner!
It’s a strange time we’re living in, and that phrase is quickly sounding like a broken record. Yes, the Coronavirus pandemic has become…a bit of an issue, to put it nicely. Alongside this, governments across the world have advised on self-isolation, quarantines, and social distancing, which has caused waves of loneliness to flood the globe in individual houses. But there are ways to combat this! … Continue reading Connected in More Ways Than One
If you are a student at our City campus, you will be pleased to know that La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) is available to make your uni experience even better. The LTSU provides a whole range of support, including financial counselling, advocacy, fun student activities, clubs– and free diaries and wall planners! And becoming a union member is super easy! For semester 1, Financial Counselling … Continue reading LTSU services at City campus
Mental health is not something to be taken lightly. This illness effects many people across Australia, and it is important that we can all recognise and talk about it in a safe space. Mental health week is from 5th-12th October 2019. La Trobe is proud to be supportive of this great day and what it involves. There are many ways that you can help remove … Continue reading Mental Health Week 2019
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
It’s okay not to be okay. And the truth is, sometimes we aren’t. Thursday the 12th of September 2019 is R U OK? day. This is a national day of action that is dedicated to reminding everyone to ask their friends, family and strangers, “Are you OK?” It is important to remember that every day of the year people may need your support struggling with … Continue reading R U OK? DAY
It’s half way through the semester, and things are starting to get busy. If you feel like you need some assistance, come along to one of our #How2uni Workshop for semester two! The ‘How are you managing?’ drop in session is being held on 9 September 2019 at 12pm at Bundoora campus in Library Seminar Room 1.34. This session coincides with R U OK? week. … Continue reading How are you managing?
Sometimes, we come across a subject that just isn’t quite right, and making the decision to give a subject the flick can be tricky. In this post, we are here to help you in making that decision just in time for the census date! The census date is fast approaching, but there is no need to stress. We are here to break down the basics for … Continue reading Census Date: how it all works
There comes a time when we all need some assistance. For me personally, not knowing where to turn or who to turn to is the most difficult part. Below are some of the academic sources and alternatives that you can use to make your time at La Trobe much smoother. ASK LA TROBE ASK La Trobe is a student help service that is available online … Continue reading Academic support: who to ask, where to go
This semester, we have loads of workshops to help kickstart your studies and see you set for success! Check out the workshops and dates below. Zoom links available for students at regional campuses. #HowtoUni, Wednesday 31 July, 12pm-1pm, City campus, room 3.09, Zoom: https://latrobe.zoom.us/j/418647324 #HowtoUni, Wednesday 7 August, 2pm-3pm, Bundoora campus, Donald Whitehead 118, Zoom: https://latrobe.zoom.us/j/976268658 #HowtoStudy, Thursday 22 August, 12pm-1pm, Bundoora campus, Library Seminar … Continue reading Workshops to boost your success this semester!