Forget the Lycra, just ride says Myl

#BikeBendigoLTU is encouraging us to get on our bikes. And what better inspiration than to hear about the pure joy of the treadlie from one of our own, Executive Assistant to Head of Campus Myl Duffy. This week Myl took the Bike Bendigo Q&A… to stay up to date with the group and share your... Continue Reading →

Creative life change brings big rewards

Creative arts student Ceardai Demelza’s experiences over the past 18 months are a lesson in how to change your life, starting with a name change. “Another artist who’d changed their name inspired me to do the same,” she said. “Ceardai is an Irish Gaelic word that means artist or artisan.” It makes sense, given creativity... Continue Reading →

Dash to graduate a family affair

Most of the 800 graduands who marked the end of their uni years last month had picked their outfits well ahead of celebrations. Ulumburra Theatre was a sea of hairspray and mile-high heels. In comparison, Jo Parker’s family joked she looked like she was ducking out to the supermarket. But that’s because, unlike everyone else,... Continue Reading →

Trailing Bourke, Wills and whistling kites

The canoe slips gently from the ramp into Serpentine Creek ripples. Outdoor education graduate Kerrie Jennings is on rudder duty at the back. She’s also tasked with calling instructions to a paddler who’s not been in a canoe since Wet Wet Wet was in the charts. High school camp, 1994. I’m assured this is an... Continue Reading →

Lifetime of care leads to nursing degree

"I still can’t believe I’m a registered nurse,” says Sue McLean. But perhaps the La Trobe graduate is the only one surprised by that. It seems Sue has always been a nurse-in-training. And now, after completing her Bachelor of Nursing as a mature-age student in 2016, she’s official. Last month she started her graduate year at... Continue Reading →

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