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At La Trobe University, we aim to create infinite possibilities for our students, staff and the community through education and research. La Trobe is one of Australia’s leading universities with an international reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Our goal is to deliver socially responsible, inclusive, relevant and radical teaching, learning and research, and our courses and research programs are highly respected by employers and academic institutions world-wide.

We pride ourselves on a brave, bold approach to the provision of higher education in
Australia and to creating knowledge that makes a real difference to people’s lives. Our graduates enjoy excellent
employment outcomes, and are to be found working in a diverse range of companies, government and community
organizations within Australia and around the world.

Over 27,500 students are enrolled at La Trobe University’s six campuses. The main campus,
the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus, is situated in magnificent parklands, only 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) from the city
centre in Melbourne, Victoria. With a population of 4 million, Melbourne is Australia’s second largest capital and
one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. It is known as one of the world’s most livable cities and is well
known in Australia as the cosmopolitan, multicultural, shopping, and sporting capital.

La Trobe University offers more than 400 undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs,
and encompassing traditional, professional, vocational and clinical fields of study. All programs reflect the
University’s commitment to quality assurance and excellence in teaching and learning. Many programs offer industry
cadetships, placements or projects and are accredited by professional associations both nationally and

Graduate Studies

LaTrobe CampusCanadian students favour La Trobe University when seeking postgraduate study overseas. Our
one and two year Master’s programs can provide graduate-entry pathways into:

  • Health Science (including Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology)
  • Teaching and Education
  • Law
  • Global Communications
  • International Relations
  • Tourism
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business

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Current News

La Trobe University latest news

Medicinal Agriculture Hub Funded at La Trobe University

Image from Medicinal Agriculture Hub Funded at La Trobe Universityhas been recognised as a national leader in the emerging field of medicinal agriculture.

The University has welcomed the news that Australia’s first Research Hub for Medicinal Agriculture will be located at its Melbourne campus in Bundoora. The $27+ million initiative will combine extensive research and industry expertise to create new jobs and drive better health outcomes.

Federal Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced almost $5 million of funding towards the La Trobe-led Australian Research Council (ARC) Industry Transformation Research Hub (ITRH) for Medicinal Agriculture. …

La Trobe University Has Been Ranked 59th In The World

Image from La Trobe University Has Been Ranked 59th In The Worldhas been ranked 59th in the world in the latest Times Higher Education Golden Age rankings

The Golden Age category applies to universities that are more than 50 years old, but less than 80, and recognises universities created during an extraordinary post war era of higher education expansion.

Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said he was pleased at how well La Trobe had performed in its first year of inclusion in the Golden Age rankings. …

Students Get The Career Ready Advantage at La Trobe University

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The program, called Career Ready Advantage, is available to all 35,000 students across all seven campuses. It has been designed in conjunction with Australia’s leading employers to help combat the rapid pace of change in the workplace and address the need for graduates to have a far broader range of abilities to be successful.

La Trobe Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said the program is tailored to suit each student and empower them to recognise and build on their strengths, …

La Trobe University Scholarship Update 2018

Image from La Trobe University Scholarship Update 2018SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE 2018

We would like to take a moment to wish you a wonderful new year filled with abundance, joy and treasured moments.Below is an update of the international scholarship opportunities that will offering in 2018. Please note that students will be automatically assessed for all scholarships on offer by their admissions staff after an application has been submitted.

  La Trobe College Excellence Scholarships

We offer the La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship to high-achieving international students wanting to study at .The scholarship covers up to 25% of the tuition fees for the whole duration of a student’s study period and is available to students undertaking approved undergraduate and/or postgraduate coursework program. …

Industry & Research Best: La Trobe University’s newest VC’s Fellows

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Recent winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO has been appointed a VC Fellow. As the first solo female to win the coveted prize, she will work to help ensure more women are successful in their science careers.

Former Incitec Pivot Limited CEO James Fazzino will utilise his strong industry connections and insights to help employment outcomes of business school graduates.

The two appointments were announced today by Vice-Chancellor, …

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Bendigo, Victoria – population 93,000
Albury-Wodonga – population 107,000
Student Population:27,500
Strengths:Education, Health Science, Law
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