Life at La Trobe
There’s more to uni than textbooks and tutorials
When you study at La Trobe, you’re joining a vibrant student and academic community that is passionate about making a real impact – in the here and now.
What it's like to be a student at La Trobe?
Eleni shares the things she wished she knew before starting uni at La Trobe.
Eleni shares her experience of meeting new people and making friends at uni.
Eleni explores what made her want to study at La Trobe.
Demi shares her thoughts on the Melbourne campus and advice to get to know the campus.
Naomi talks about the different clubs and societies, and the clubs she's involved with.
At La Trobe, we want you to succeed – and sometimes a little help can go a long way to setting our students up for success when they graduate.
From social events and sporting activities to peer support and online tutoring, there’s heaps of support available to help you settle into your studies, make new friends and embrace uni life – no matter where you’re studying from.
Explore student services
Recent grad Naomi shares the career services she used at uni and how it helped get her into her career in social sciences.
Franchesca talks about the different wellbeing services available to support students at La Trobe.
Daphne explains what support you can get at the library helpdesk.
Naomi shares her experience of applying for a scholarship at La Trobe.
Naomi shares her top tips and why you should apply for a scholarship at La Trobe.
Our commitment to sustainability & social impact
Top 20 Globally for Impact
We’re in the top 20 universities worldwide (and #1 in Victoria) for our commitment towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
We're going 100% green
We'll be Victoria's first major university to become carbon neutral by 2029.
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CARING FOR OUR WILDLIFE
La Trobe's Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus is home to Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary, the only university in Australia with a dedicated wildlife sanctuary.
DEDICATED CLIMATE STUDIES
We’re proud to offer a dedicated climate-related major in our Bachelor of Arts and the Climate, Sustainability and Society subject for students at La Trobe’s three largest campuses.
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LEADERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
La Trobe is home to leading environmental research centres such as the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems (CFE) and Research Centre for Future Landscapes (RCFL).
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University City of the Future
La Trobe will evolve into a University City of the Future at our Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, with improvements to our wildlife sanctuary and the launch of our Bio Innovation Hub and Digital Innovation Hub to pave the way for future innovations.