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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 1967 552

    “It was orchids and gum trees back then, much farmland… a lot of land.” Sara Bowman attended La Trobe University in 1967. She studied politics. There were only 552 students back in her day. When Sir Henry Bolt opened the doors to the newest university in the country, on the 8 th of March in […]

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  • The Times: They Are A Changing

    In 1967, Victorian premier Sir Henry Bolte officially opened the doors to La Trobe University. It became the third university in the state, and would go on to become the oldest Victorian university to not be included in the so-called “Group of Eight”, a coalition of Australia’s most prestigious and research-driven universities. Instead, La Trobe […]

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  • Hello There

    Hello there new, young and old students, and let me say to the new students welcome to ‘week one’, or as the younger students are about to know it as ‘the week of free stuff’. And let me be the first to say to you new students, on behalf of the older students welcome to […]