Bendigo employers lap up local alumni

A 2020 study into where La Trobe University alumni are employed locally has revealed Bendigo businesses and institutions are making great use of the city’s graduates. The study has shown Bendigo Health, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, the City of Greater Bendigo Council and Kangan Institute of TAFE to be among the top employers. Ninety-seven of... Continue Reading →

Student engineers fast-track careers in Bendigo

Harrison Godfrey chose to study a Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Bendigo to remain in the community, but says the benefits of studying locally have exceeded expectations. Harrison still has a year of study to go before finishing his course and already he’s working in the field, designing small subdivisions with Total Property Developments. “I’m... Continue Reading →

Students’ home grown and engineered design gains global recognition

Engineering students Sarah McLennan, James Goode, Jaiden Swanson and Max Brook’s design for an aquaponic gardening system has been recognised in an international competition through the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship in Germany. The second-year Bendigo students won second place in the global innovation challenge against university students from around the world, including the USA, UK,... Continue Reading →

Grant for researcher working at the coalface of care

Graduate researcher Jennifer Boak has received a $5000 grant from the Australian College of Nursing to continue her work in detecting complex care needs in older people. “As older people live longer, and often with multi-morbidities, their care becomes more complex,” Jennifer says. “Detection of complexity in routine care is inconsistent and dependent upon nurses’... Continue Reading →

Starr finds work worth doing at La Trobe Art Institute

The La Trobe Art Institute’s View Street gallery launched its latest façade mid-lockdown, titled Work Worth Doing. New LAI director Bala Starr says Kay Abude’s photograph raises very public questions around labour inequality and the utility of artists’ work.  “Questions that have become urgent under COVID’s shadow,” she says. For Bala, taking La Trobe’s art... Continue Reading →

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