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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

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

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, …

La Trobe University Ranked Top 200 For Arts & Humanities

Ranked Top 200 For Arts & Humanities

The first of The Times Higher Education’s subject rankings since its overall rating of La Trobe just over a week ago has placed the University’s Arts & Humanities in the top 200 in the world – or the top one per cent globally.

A delighted Pro Vice-Chancellor for Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, Professor Anthony McGrew, said: “This is an excellent result for La Trobe and great recognition of the global reputation of our School. …

La Trobe Brings Industry To Classroom

La Trobe brings industry to classroom

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

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). …

Is Melbourne the right city for you?

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.
Locations:Melbourne, Victoria – population 4.1 million
Bendigo, Victoria – population 93,000
Albury-Wodonga – population 107,000
Student Population:27,500
Strengths:Education, Health Science, Law
Campus locations:Melbourne (Main Campus)
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