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International students

Why study at La Trobe?

At La Trobe University, we offer a uniquely Australian study experience that makes a real impact in the lives of our students and community. When you study with us, you'll:

  • make new friends at our vibrant multicultural campuses
  • learn the skills you need for your career with industry opportunities, placements and state-of-the-art facilities
  • study at our scenic 235-hectare Melbourne Campus or at one of our four campuses across regional Victoria.

Your study experience at la trobe

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Why did you choose La Trobe?

Ridhi shares the reasons behind choosing to study at La Trobe University

What is the Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship?

Ridhi talks about what the Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship is.

What does it feel like receiving a scholarship?

Ridhi explains how it felt when she found out she recieved a 100% scholarship to study at La Trobe.

What kind of support is there at La Trobe?

Ridhi talks about the different wellbeing, accommodation and career support services La Trobe offers.

What's something surprising about studying abroad?

Ridhi explains what she was most surprised about when she started studying at La Trobe.

What are your top tips for people wanting to study abroad?

Ridhi talks about how important creating a plan is and sticking to it.

Top 50

globally for international students

QS World University Rankings 2023

Top 250

universities worldwide

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

Top 20

globally for United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022

Accommodation at La Trobe

Living on campus is the ideal way to experience university and make friends for life. We offer a wide range of comfortable and accessible accommodation options across our campuses in Melbourne and regional Victoria.

International Scholarships

From tuition fee reductions to cash grants, there’s a variety of scholarship options to give you the support you need to make the most of your studies at La Trobe University.

La Trobe International Scholarships are awarded to high-achieving international students and provide up to a 25 per cent reduction in course fees for selected courses.

Eligible high-achieving international students can apply to receive a 100 per cent tuition fees scholarship for the duration of their studies.

High-achieving international students from select countries can apply to receive a 100 per cent tuition fees scholarship for the duration of their studies.

International students applying for undergraduate or postgraduate study could be rewarded with a 5 per cent reduction from first-year tuition fees for completing admission processes early.

Eligible international students willing to study at one of our regional campuses can apply for a grant or top-up bursary.

The ELICOS scholarship is a grant for prospective international students who will undertake an English for Further Studies (ELICOS) course with La Trobe College Australia (LTCA).

Eligible new and commencing La Trobe University and La Trobe College Australia students enrolled in pathway programs can apply to receive $2500 credited towards tuitions fees.

La Trobe Juris Doctor student Philip.

After being displaced by war, a scholarship gave Juris Doctor student Philip with the chance to build a new life at La Trobe. Today, he’s on track to practice law in Australia.

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