|Funding Type||Public||No of Students|
|Year of Establishment||1964||Marketing Material|
1. Overview of the institution
The third university to open in Victoria, La Trobe University holds over 7,500 international students from over 90 countries. The university’s research strengths lie in human sciences and human movements and sports science.
2. Location and facilities
The university has 6 campuses in all: 3 big campuses that house most of their academic departments and 3 slightly smaller ones as well. They are located in Melbourne, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura and Shepparton.
All campuses have student support and facilities to cater to the needs of their students. Some of these are sports facilities, up-to-date libraries with books and study material on all subjects, learning labs and student lounges for students to be productive even in their downtime.
3. Departments/Subject areas
There are 5 main education areas:
Humanities and Social Sciences
Business, Economics and Law
Science, Technology and Engineering
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2014 QS World University Rankings: 360th in the world
2014 Times Higher Education Top 100 Universities under 50 years of age rankings: 100th in the world
2014 Academic Rankings of World Universities: 401-500 in the world
2013 Academic Rankings of World Universities: 17th-19th in Australia
2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Rankings: 20th in Australia
6. Careers: Unique student support (150 words approx.)
The Career Development Centre (CDC) helps students get job-ready. They help students build their CV’s, conduct workshops as well as help them hone in on their employability skills.
The CDC organises and holds events and workshops to help keep students abreast of the occurrences in the professional world.