Location Melbourne,Australia Facilities
Funding Type Public No of Students
Type University Scholarship
Year of Establishment 1964 Marketing Material

La Trobe University


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:

  1. Education

  2. Health Sciences

  3. Humanities and Social Sciences

  4. Business, Economics and Law

  5. Science, Technology and Engineering

4. Scholarships

Most institutions have certain core competencies that form the foundation for their research, education delivery and reputation. Hence, in order to enhance their ideologies and knowledge systems, universities introduce programmes and study abroad scholarships that are unique to their prestige. These study international scholarships opportunities are highly competitive and are awarded on the basis of various factors including academic, personal achievements, extra-curricular activities, overall profiles, etc. They often award in the form of a reduced tuition fees. World Wide College Overseas Consultants match you to the right university.

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5. Rankings

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.