La Trobe’s Aspire Program rewards with lower ATAR requirements, early offers and more – apply now!

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) student Gemma Ritchie is encouraging community-minded Year 12s to apply for next year’s Aspire Program, as she did in 2020. Aspire rewards students with early conditional offers to study, reduced ATAR requirements, and other perks when they arrive at uni. “It recognises the amazing work many young people do through volunteering... Continue Reading →

Amalia’s AM is also a boost for regional Victorian women

Among the newly-named AM recipients in this year’s Queens Birthday Honours List was La Trobe’s Professor Amalia Di Iorio, who has been recognised for empowering regional women to pursue tertiary studies and leadership roles. Since 2015 Amalia has facilitated 16 regional Women in Leadership events, in Bendigo, Shepparton, Albury-Wodonga and Mildura.  The events bring instrumental... Continue Reading →

New Indigenous Academic Advisor’s vast life experience to benefit La Trobe Rural Health School

David ‘Tarnda’ Copley says when health professionals understand and embrace Indigenous health and wellbeing practices, everyone benefits. “Because we’ve got more and more people looking for holistic alternatives, and we’ve got more and more refugees coming to this country who are trauma based, the same as Indigenous Australians,” he says. “We’ve been doing health for... Continue Reading →

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