Home campus fosters talent

Scott Woodman is only halfway through his studies, and he’s about to test his expertise in the epicentre of Bendigo’s development… but first he’s helping out with open day. The second-year Bachelor of Business student and A-Grade Golden Square cricketer is majoring in accounting. Last year he interned at Bendigo […]

Money talk changes tack for MBA alum

We’ve been talking about money since King Alyattes, of Turkey, minted the first coin in 600BC. Since then it’s fuelled arguments, ruined dinner parties, made and broken many a man and woman. Master of Business Administration alumnus Ash McAuliffe is part of a new breed of young financial […]

Designer bobs up in Bendigo

Graphic design alumna Jaimie Orr launched a mini solo exhibition of illustrations at Bendigo’s bob boutique last month. Her quirky animal characters are now adorning the wall of one of the city’s best-loved creative spaces. “This shop is pretty famous among the visual arts and graphic design students,” […]

Celebrating Nerida’s story

Occupational therapy lecturer Nerida Hyett is completing a PhD based on community health and innovation through OT. She was asked to contribute her story for the book Celebrating Bendigo Women, which was launched last month. Here, we re-publish an extract of Nerida’s story. It’s an inspiring account of a Bendigo […]

News to nursing

The Tertiary Enabling Program is a pathway to university for many mature-age students. For Jade Arbuckle, it became the bridge between her past and future. Jade was working in administration at the Bendigo Advertiser when an ad for the program crossed her desk. In a serendipitous moment, she […]

Working out through uni

A paramedicine, planning and nursing student walk into a bar… and all walk out with casual jobs. Three students share what they’re doing to pay their way through uni in Bendigo. There’s no mention of Mexico on a Monopoly board. Likewise Alonso Navarro didn’t expect to find burritos way south […]

Students have Bendigo’s support

Are you thinking of starting uni in second semester? There are many benefits to choosing a regional campus. For one, Bendigo students soon find they have the added benefit the city’s support while studying. La Trobe’s Regional Reward guarantees work placement as part of the campus’ many courses. Bendigo […]

Three’s company at living arts

Have you ever heard of the ‘rule of three’? The theory goes that a trio of things are funnier, more satisfying and more effective than other numbers. Cue artists Lyn Cole, Mari B-Li Donni and Sharon Greenaway. Eighteen months ago the La Trobe alumni formed the group 3 AMPS, […]