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 →

Destination Bendigo for future engineers

A school trip to East Timor in Year 11 inspired La Trobe University student Jessica Gould to pursue engineering. Even then, she knew there was a better way to deal with the country’s precarious infrastructure. “I was exposed to roads that were relatively new but looked and felt like they shouldn’t be used,” Jessica says.... Continue Reading →

Taking the short course to change careers

When COVID-19 restrictions first hit, La Trobe University announced a suite of short, discounted online courses to help Australians upskill or study for new careers, including the Undergraduate Certificate of Food and Nutrition. The course was released at just the right time for Bendigo’s Ashlyn Barnes, who was ready to take the next step in... Continue Reading →

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