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La Trobe University

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


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# 394 QS World University Rankings 2015
9 Undergraduate programs
1 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
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Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
foreign students 26%
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About La Trobe University

La Trobe University, established in 1964, is a leader in Australian higher education with learning, teaching, research and a history of academic innovation designed to enrich the world. La Trobe University's vision is to continue to enhance its profile nationally and internationally and to achieve wide recognition for delivering socially responsible, inclusive, relevant and radical learning, teaching and research. The University, one of Australia’s pioneering universities for forty years, has a motto of “Qui cherche trouve” (Whoever seeks shall find) which is just as relevant today. The University's strong international focus is manifested and continually enhanced in several key areas of the University:

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Community engagement
  • Student mobility

In terms of research quality, the university exhibits strength in the areas of arts and humanities, and biological and biotechnical sciences. La Trobe University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across five major faculties, covering all the main learning areas: Education; Health Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Business, Economics and Law; and Science, Technology and Engineering. The University is dedicated to serving the global community through internationalisation, innovative teaching and learning methods, and research. The University encourages students and staff to gain international experience and develop internationalised curriculum and research programs.



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La Trobe provides on and off campus accommodation and services to help students find the perfect way to experience their university life. Each campus have their specialised residential areas and varies in cost.

While living on-campus, there are always social events and activities for you to get involved in. Students can also get involve with the student life by applying to become a student leader, which will help develop practical skills and make a difference for future careers. 


La Trobe University has 7 campuses:

Albury-Wodonga campus

Albury-Wodonga, on the Murray River, is Australia's largest inland regional centre. This thriving region provides a wide range of employment, sporting, leisure, cultural and entertainment opportunities – a great place to live, as well as to study. With ready access to University-wide resources and personalised support and tuition from dedicated staff, the Albury-Wodonga campus has much to offer.

This campus provide undergraduate and postgraduate courses with full-time and part-time study options.

City Campus

Based at 360 Collins St in Melbourne, this campus offer postgraduate courses across business and law.

Franklin Street Campus

This campus is the choice for health and legal professionals. Many of our courses are available for intensive 'block mode' or after-hour study

Mildura Campus

The Mildura Campus provides excellence in teaching and learning, and a personalised, student-centered focus.

Mildura is the major centre in north-western Victoria. It is a wonderful place to live, study, work and play, with breathtaking natural beauty, Mediterranean-like climate, and lower costs of living. We have a strong arts community, and Mildura is the gateway to magnificent natural attractions including Mungo National Park and Perry Sandhills.

Shepparton Campus

Studying at La Trobe Shepparton gives you access to a respected teaching and research institution with world class academics, and helps you develop the professional and life skills required in the workforce. Our new campus building has brilliant teaching, study and communal meeting spaces, and a clinical learning unit with the most advanced teaching technologies.

Shepparton is a large regional centre in the Goulburn Valley, a major fruit-growing and dairy region. Shepparton is warm in summer and cool in winter, with a great sporting culture. It is ideal for an affordable, full and relaxed lifestyle.

Sydney Campus

Experience world-class education in our corporate style campus and grow your career potential. La Trobe University's Sydney Campus offers courses tailored to the needs of business professionals with Bachelor and Master courses and a range of Foundation and Diploma pathway programs available for study.

Melbourne Campus

At the Melbourne campus, you'll gain the knowledge and skills you need as part of our diverse student community. We'll also help you graduate career-ready through work placements, internships and overseas study opportunities.

Bendigo Campus

Whether it's sport, art, business or community, we have a connection to help with your study and career goals.


The La Trobe University, Melbourne campus is located in Melbourne’s north-eastern suburb of Bundoora, at the intersection of Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, just 14 km from the city centre. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country. 

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