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Want to experience one of the world’s unique destinations while studying at one of Australia’s
most beautiful universities? Look no further than study abroad or exchange at La Trobe University.
Here you will find world-class teaching and academic excellence, stunning native Australian campus
environments and loads of extracurricular trips and activities.
with a practical placement. Types of
a Media Studies Internship
a Nature Tourism Practicum at the
an Education Research Practicum
a Sport Management Project.
• Outdoor education: We offer outdoor
education programs at the Bendigo
campus. These programs allow you to
experience excitement and adventure
while learning more about yourself and
• Pre-orientation trip: Kick off your
semester by joining us on the
Pre-Orientation Trip. What better way
to ease into Aussie life than a weekend
escape to the spectacular coastline along
the Great Ocean Road!
• Student trips: Make the most of your
time at La Trobe by going on a student
trip. Offered throughout the year, these
are an affordable way to see the best of
the country and make new friends at the
• Volunteer programs: Get some hands-
on experience through our community
engagement programs at our own
La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary.
• Orientation: Orientation assists
commencing international students’
transition to life and study at La Trobe
* Internships are subject to availability in
any given semester.
Life at La Trobe includes the opportunity
to be part of a multitude of active clubs,
international student organisations and
groups at any of the eight campuses. There
are sports centres, swimming pools and
tennis courts at the Melbourne, Bendigo
and Albury-Wodonga campuses.
La Trobe has a dedicated team of staff who
understand the difficulties international
students might face in adjusting to a
new culture and environment, and in
trying to make new friends. Just some of
our comprehensive international student
services include advice and assistance
regarding visas, health insurance and tuition
fees, and a free airport or railway reception
More than 250 courses are available
to international students across
undergraduate, postgraduate coursework
and higher degree by research levels.
You can study in the following areas:
business, economics and law; education;
health sciences; humanities and social
sciences; and science, technology and
Visit latrobe.edu.au/international for
La Trobe was established
in 1964 as Victoria’s third
La Trobe was established in 1964 as
Victoria’s third university. The main campus
is located in Melbourne — the world’s most
liveable city (Global Liveability Survey 2013)
and the fourth best student city (QS Best
Student Cities Ranking 2012).
What sets us apart?
• Ambassador scholarships: Scholarships
are valued at AUD$1000 per student. In
2013, La Trobe University provided more
than AUD$30,000 to support the Study
Abroad Ambassador Scholarship scheme.
• Australian Studies: Australian Studies
is an innovative and challenging
interdisciplinary program that seeks
to give students an understanding of
Australian society and culture in a global
• Edge of the Outback: Go on a
photographic journey through stunning
Australian landscapes and record your
experiences through the mediums of
traditional and digital photography.
Watch our video on YouTube
(http://youtu.be/A_l4qf3yMac) for the
• Field trips: Add to your exposure to
Australian culture and the environment
by combining your studies with a
subject involving field trips and practical
learning. Types of subjects include
botany, conservation, earth science,
marketing and zoology.
• Internships*: Boost your study abroad
adventure by combining your studies
lA TrOBE UnIVErSITy
Please contact: La Trobe International
Mail: La Trobe University, Victoria, 3086 AUSTRALIA
+ 61 3 9627 4805; 1800 619 768 (FREECALL within Australia)
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