A Day In The Life: every student’s curse

No matter if you’re like me and in your final weeks of university, or you’re about to complete your first year of studies, we have a lot in common. Now, this common ground between, well, lets face it- EVERY student, ever, is not necessarily the greatest common ground to stand on. I’ve done it, you’ve done it, and your classmate next to you in the … Continue reading A Day In The Life: every student’s curse

Get experience with industry placement opportunities

Want to get a head start on your studies for next year? You’ve come to the right place! Industry placement is the best experience that you can have going forward, and there are multiple opportunities that can help kick-start your opportunities for the future. The ASC3WPP Work Placement Program is an elective subject that can be taken over the summer period. The subject involves 100-120 … Continue reading Get experience with industry placement opportunities

Bring on second year!

You’ve made it! You’ve completed your first year of university! After 24 long weeks of lectures, assignments and exams you’ve finally hit the holiday period. While it is almost time to sit back and relax and enjoy your summer, there is still some time to prepare yourself for second year. Welcome to the year 2020, oh, and congratulations, you’re no longer a ‘Jaffy’! Second year … Continue reading Bring on second year!

Buy Nothing New Month in October

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

Exciting futures: Check out the Postgraduate Expo!

This year, La Trobe is hosting a Postgraduate Expo across the Bundoora, Bendigo and City campuses, and we encourage everyone to head on down and check it out for yourself! The Postgraduate Expo is a great way to expand your future possibilities and network with future employers. Success stories after completing your postgrad are not uncommon. Osama Al-Ghnaimat, or Sam, is a current postgraduate student … Continue reading Exciting futures: Check out the Postgraduate Expo!

A Day In The Life: ”I’m just not that into you”

“Sorry, I’m just really not that into you. I’ve tried my hardest but it’s just not working out. We aren’t right for each other.” Despite what you may think, this isn’t a blog about a break-up. This blog post is all about how to conquer that ONE subject that is a total struggle. We have all been there, and evidently come out the other side … Continue reading A Day In The Life: ”I’m just not that into you”

Grattan Institute Internship Opportunities

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

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


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