Having turned 50 in 2017, La Trobe University was ranked in the Top 50 Under 50 Universities (QS World University Rankings 2017) and is a young institution with a lot of ambition. Research carried out at the University is ranked among the top 1.4% in the world (QS World University Rankings 2017) and facilities include a world-class molecular science complex, an impressive law school and even a wildlife sanctuary.
With professional teaching environments, links to various industries, and placement opportunities that provide real-life work experience, students will leave with an internationally-recognised degree.
The Career Ready team at La Trobe make it their mission to help students prepare for life after graduation. Whether students need help developing their CV, advice on how to find a job, interview practice or one-to-one career counselling – the Career Ready team is the place to go.
La Trobe offers a wide variety of support services so that international students feel at home in Australia as soon as they arrive. These include residential mentors to help first-year students transition smoothly into university life in a different country, an International Student Advisory Network and one-to-one support on anything from visa issues to problems with study workload.
Students can pick from nine different campus locations, meaning they have a choice of what will work best for them. From a campus in Melbourne, the world’s most liveable city, to the smaller Mildura campus, home to La Trobe’s Freshwater Research Facility, or the Sydney campus, there is something for everyone.
With over 7,000 overseas students from 110 different countries, over 20 official university sport clubs and a huge number of societies to get involved with, La Trobe is a brilliant home away from home for international students.