• La Trobe
  • Student Wellbeing

    Student Wellbeing services at La Trobe University provide a range of supports and programs to promote inclusion, diversity and wellbeing. While many students might be aware that we have free counselling and disability support at La Trobe, they might not be aware of some of our other programs, such as our LGBTIQ supports, our support […]

  • Creative & Narrative
  • Song of Proserpine

    I cannot stop the screaming my lover’s-corpse emits, I cannot stop the singing from the gashes in my wrists. I vomit blood over graves I pass – Their inscriptions say “Dickinson”, “Poe” Martyr to the torments I created, Like Wells’ Doctor Moreau. Now I run with wolves, For the cheery hunt, the scent of blood […]

  • Creative & Narrative
  • Cold Coffee

    You wore a red jacket that day. The jacket was a good choice; it was cold outside where you sat. Though, I feel that you would have worn it had it been thirty degrees warmer – for that was your ‘going out’ jacket. Aviator sunglasses shielded your likely hideous eyes from a non-existent sun. You […]

  • La Trobe
  • Choir, a Natural Destressor

    A way to beat those uni blues- making friends and having fun I remember when I first discovered La Trobe had a choir, at an O-Week stall. I was stoked – a choir at uni? Really? Yes, really. The La Trobe University Choral Society, affectionately shortened to “LaTUCS” by members. The full name is one […]

  • Lifestyle
  • The Top 8

    “Change pen colour for each new topic,” says Nina. “Your notes become colour-coded to help you visually separate and recall the details of one topic from another. 1. Preview for the big picture Review your notes for a minute or so, skimming through the manageable chunk you’ve chosen to pick up the gist and flow […]

  • Lifestyle
  • The Independent SHE

    Being a mother is a wonderful job. I want to congratulate every mother, including myself, who are successfully handling this responsibility. I want to thank my husband, too, for taking on that role in my absence. When I came to Melbourne to do my Master’s degree, I realised that staying away from my 3-year-old daughter […]