The poster age

  Right now, our city is peppered with posters of the sunny yellow Believe in Bendigo kind. They demonstrate people’s belief in our city as a welcoming, diverse community. They demonstrate the power of collective action. They demonstrate printed collateral is just as important now, in the digital age, as it […]

Mindful of dream job

  Ben Keath is having the busiest Mental Health Week of his life. For all the right reasons. La Trobe had an hour of opportunity to catch up with the 2014 public health promotion graduate this week, in between a super busy schedule. “I’ve taken four workshops this week […]

From Belgium, with love, wins award

Photojournalism student Michelle Doherty has taken the humble wedding picture from the album to the art world. Michelle’s shot of her best friend’s Belgian wedding is now hanging in St Kilda’s Linden New Art Gallery, having won a prize in its coveted annual postcard show. Michelle says she […]

Big life in a tiny house

When a 30-foot stringybark fell on Andrew Bell’s canvas tent, he knew it was time to find a new place to live. Luckily he wasn’t home at the time, otherwise the tree would have broken more than just tent poles. The outdoor education student spent most of his […]

Eagles fly

Elijah Young is proof that wishes can come true. When Elijah was little, he added a secret wish to a special book his grandparents had gifted him. The book was like a diary, with pages dedicated to hopes and dreams. Elijah added the words, “I wish I was […]

Driven engineer rewarded

La Trobe alumni Tim Dunlop can’t drive down the Calder Freeway without pointing out its finer details to his children. Working on the freeway upgrade was one of the first projects Tim undertook after graduating from civil engineering in Bendigo. “I drive down there all the time and […]

Our campus swears

Our Student Union building was packed this week with people pledging to never commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women and children. The White Ribbon event included a panel of experts addressing how we can all make gender equality the social norm. As we learnt, inequality […]