La Trobe University is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities and has an international reputation for academic excellence and innovation. A multi-campus university, La Trobe was established in 1967 and now has five campuses in Victoria, in the south-east of Australia.
The University's main Melbourne (Bundoora) campus is located 9 miles from the city centre. La Trobe University has several large clubs and societies across all campuses, plus a huge variety of clubs and various special interest groups, professional associations, and sporting clubs also provide a great opportunity for socialising and time-out from studies. And joining the Student Guild can provide even better access and cheaper membership to clubs and societies.
Students have the opportunity to be creative through the visual arts, student theatre, live music and film. Skiing, surfing, rowing and mountaineering: just some of the fun and adventurous activities on offer when you choose to study at La Trobe University. La Trobe campus communities provide excellent opportunities for all sorts of social involvement in the ‘great outdoors'.
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
City Population: 4,169,103
University Population: 32,762
Climate: Moderate, oceanic climate, and well known for changeable weather conditions
Nearest Airport: Melbourne Airport
Why choose La Trobe?
- La Trobe is considered to be particularly strong in the area of arts and humanities
- La Trobe has been regarded as a bastion of radical and progressive thought within Australia
- The university is home to the Centre for Dialogue, an interdisciplinary research institution which delves into intercultural and inter-religious conflicts
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