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Mail: La Trobe University, Victoria, 3086 AUSTRALIA
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W ant 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.
• Internships* — Boost your study
abroad adventure by combining your
studies with a practical placement. Types
of placements include a media studies
internship, a nature tourism practicum
at the Bendigo campus, an education
research practicum and a sports
* internships are subject to availability in
any given semester.
• Outdoor education — La Trobe
University offers outdoor education
programs at the Bendigo campus.
These programs allow you to experience
excitement and adventure while
learning more about yourself and the
• 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 community
engagement programs at our own
Melbourne Wildlife Sanctuary.
• Orientation — The Orientation program
will assist you with transition to life and
study at La Trobe University.
La Trobe was established in 1964 as
Victoria’s third university. The main campus
is located in Melbourne — a city that was
once again rated the world’s most liveable
in 2012 after a string of high rankings since
2002 (Economist Intelligence Unit, London).
What sets us apart?
• Ambassador scholarships —
Scholarships are valued at AUD$1000
per student. In 2012, La Trobe University
provided more than AUD$40,000 to
support the Study Abroad Ambassador
• Australian studies — Australian
studies is an innovative and challenging
interdisciplinary program that seeks to
give you an understanding of Australian
society and culture in a global context.
photographic journey through stunning
Australian landscapes and record your
experiences through the mediums of
traditional and digital photography.
Watch our EOTO video via 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. Subjects include botany,
zoology, conservation, earth science and
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 university’s seven
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
you 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 a free airport or railway
reception service and advice and assistance
regarding visas, health insurance and
More than 280 degrees are available across
undergraduate, postgraduate coursework
and higher degree by research levels.
La Trobe has five faculties: Business,
Economics and Law; Education, Outdoor
and Environmental Studies; Health Sciences;
Humanities and Social Sciences; and
Science, Technology and Engineering.
Look no further than study
abroad or exchange at
La Trobe University.
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