La Trobe University has been one of Australia's pioneering universities for more than 50 years. In 1967, 552 students enrolled at La Trobe University, the third university to open in Victoria, which has grown to accommodate more than 36,000 students, with over 7,000 international students from 110 countries.
La Trobe University's commitment to teaching excellence has been overseen by some truly inspirational people – leaders who have shaped the University, and the lives of the thousands of students who have attended here over the past five decades.
La Trobe is home to world-class research centres. Boasting state-of-the-art facilities and aligned to the research themes which define our strategic priorities, La Trobe research centres collaborate with industry, government and the community, towards common goals.
We support students’ professional development through a range work-based learning opportunities.
Our partners range from local companies to multinationals and are a brilliant foot in the door. While it’s no guarantee, an added benefit is many of our students find continued work within the organisation once their placement finishes.
Our successful students:
Each campus has its own library.
Each campus has its own ITC labs.
The Sports Park from La Trobe University is the first of its kind in Australia. It offers a unique environment to play, teach and research sport.
Located at our Melbourne Campus, the Sports Park precinct supports major participation sports events, grassroots sport competitions and recreation opportunities and is a key component of the University City of the Future.
It’ll also train the next cohort of sport industry professionals through a world-class student placement program.
La Trobe University is committed to making a positive difference to the community. We have carefully curated a range of active recreation experiences to suit all demographics.You will find a huge range of activities such as:
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