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 →

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 had just finished listing the steps she’d... Continue Reading →

Toast to two-and-a-half years

Sarah Fallon will tell you it takes two-and-a-half years to change your life for good. No going back. Exactly that long ago, Sarah began a Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus. From the get go she was determined to pack in as much as she could, saying yes to every opportunity, and finishing... Continue Reading →

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