Is Melbourne the right city for you? Let La Trobe University convince you and then you can apply to study there. See what we did there?!


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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,
La Trobe University has very kindly put together the top 5 ways to enjoy Melbourne. I mean, it's not all about study, right?!


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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,
The La Trobe University Mountaineering Club (LUMC) has capped off a successful start to the new semester, read about their first trip here.


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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, …

La Trobe Uni Law Graduate does pro bono work with a not-for-profit legal service, helping the homeless. Read her lovely story here!


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Helping The Homeless – Be the difference – Nastassia’s story

Nastassia Bondarenko-Edwards is a corporate tax lawyer at a top tier law firm and does pro bono work with a not-for-profit legal service, helping people at risk of homelessness.

‘Losing your home – especially if you have children – is a big issue. Understandably, it can be overwhelming,’ says Nastassia.

‘Often, just having someone assisting with the matter, explaining options and negotiating on your behalf can be of great assistance.’

Nastassia graduated from La Trobe with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), …



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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,