La Trobe Brings Industry To Classroom



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The Professor of Practice titles seek to highlight what industry can contribute to academia and represent a largely new concept for business schools and faculties across Australia.

Head of La Trobe Business School, Professor Paul Mather, believes while many Australian business schools offer industry experts positions as casual or adjunct staff, La Trobe is the first university in Australia to formally employ them and integrate them into the day to day operations of the school. …

Melbourne ranked best city in Australia for international students



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The ratings measure cities on their quality of universities, affordability, lifestyle, employment prospects and student community.

Additional factors such as pollution, safety, transparency and tolerance are also taken into consideration.

Seven Australian cities made it into the top 75 best student cities this year with Sydney coming fourth, Canberra (17), Brisbane (18), Adelaide (26), Perth (35) and Gold Coast (69).

Melbourne city received a perfect score (100/100) for student mix, …

Is Melbourne the right city for you?



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The city you will live and study in is one of the most important factors to consider when deciding on a university. So is Melbourne the right place for you? Here is a list to consider.

  • Culture: Melbourne is one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in the world, so no matter where you are from, you will always be able to find a piece of home. Melbourne is well known for its love of arts,

Top 5 ways to celebrate spring in Melbourne



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La Trobe University! Melbourne really comes alive during spring time, so we’ve put together the top 5 ways to enjoy this marvellous city in the spring.

  1. Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival – one of Melbourne’s premier sporting and cultural events, the Spring Racing Carnival is an iconic celebration of the warmer weather in Melbourne. Run across 64 days, the Carnival is more than just high-profile horse racing, it’s a combination of the best food,

La Trobe Students Climbing Mountains



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The La Trobe University Mountaineering Club (LUMC) has capped off a successful start to the new semester, with over 50 members attending the annual Big Weekend camp at Cathedral Ranges State Park.

The action packed weekend saw a fleet of cars leave from La Trobe University on Friday night, embarking on a two-hour trip to North East Victoria. With the weekend split into three sessions, members were able to choose from bushwalking, …

10 Reasons to Live and Study in Melbourne, Victoria



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Studying is extremely important, however it is also important to take breaks, and taking breaks is easy in Victoria, as there are thousands of things to occupy your time! Victoria’s Capital City, Melbourne, is one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is constantly praised by those who live here and also visitors from overseas and interstate. The below list includes some of Victoria’s and Melbourne’s best features.

  1. Food: Melbourne’s great mix of cultures has created the perfect platform for diverse and delicious food.

La Trobe Univerity offers Tips for getting organized at the start of semester



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Tips for getting organized at the start of semester

Semester 2 has begun at La Trobe and students are busy getting ready for another academic semester! It can be stressful and overwhelming getting prepared for another semester of study, especially if you’re studying in a different country. We have compiled a list of the top tips to help you achieve academic success this semester.

  1. Sort out your space – make sure you have a clean and organized space for studying and doing assignments.

5 best Victorian short trips for winter in Australia



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5 best Victorian short trips for winter
 
Thinking about studying in Melbourne?  Melbourne not only has a dynamic culture and wonderful restautrants, it is close to wonderful sight seeing.   Here are some suggestions from La Trobe University if you want to travel in the state of Victoria, Australia during study periods.

 

It’s winter in Melbourne and what better way to enjoy it other than jumping in a car, …

LaTrobe offers 5 Tips to find work after graduation



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Top 5 tips for international students to find work after graduation
 

So you’ve finished your degree in Australia, now what? Here is a list of tips that will help you find work in Australia or overseas once you’ve finished your studies.

  1. Plan ahead
    During your studies, there is a lot that you can be doing to improve your chances of employment upon graduation. Internships and work placements look great on your resume,

Consider studying Physiotherapy in Australia or the UK



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Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy offers released in Ontario

In Ontario, ORPAS Offers of Admission for Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy programs have made initial admissions decisions for the September 2014 intake.

We wish all applicants good luck!

In Ontario, there are four universities that offer Physiotherapy Schools through OUAC:

  • McMaster University
  • Queen’s University
  • University of Toronto
  • Western University

Here are some stats from OUAC:

In 2013, …