GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, formerly known as AustraLearn, offers study abroad, summer, and degree programs at La Trobe University. Choose La Trobe and you are choosing to study at the leading Victorian University for student experience.* La Trobe University is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing universities. We provide the perfect academic and extra-curricular balance: academic challenges, the opportunity to learn from outstanding staff recruited from around the world - and the chance to study in a welcoming cosmopolitan community with easy access to beautiful beaches and outdoor adventure. When you choose La Trobe University you choose the complete Australian university experience!
La Trobe’s five faculties offer an exciting selection of subjects in Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, Communications, Business, Law, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health Sciences and Education. La Trobe’s excellent industry linkages include a Microsoft Centre and Research & Development Park on campus. La Trobe University is also home to over 30 University and faculty-based research centers and institutes, including the renowned Centre of Dialogue, as well as Melbourne’s future Institute for Molecular Science ($123.7M) and Australia’s largest Biosciences Research Centre at Melbourne, Agriobio ($288.00Mi).
The La Trobe University Study Abroad program will immerse you into campus life and Australian culture, offering diverse and vibrant campus environments and communities. Our campuses are set in beautiful native Australian bushland, and our regional campus of Bendigo has easy access to Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city.
Regarded as the cultural capital, Melbourne was voted as Australia’s most livable city in 2009#. The city exhibits the best of Australia’s laid back lifestyle whilst maintaining its image of style and sophistication. With over 3 000 restaurants, bars and cafes Melbourne promises there is something delicious to suit everyone’s tastes. The city is also home to cultural icons such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the home of Australian Rules Football (AFL), Federation Square, Queen Victoria Market, Victorian Arts Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens and the Melbourne Zoo.
More than 80 per cent of Australians live within 50 kilometers of the coast so it comes as no surprise that the beach has become an integral part of the Australian way of life. La Trobe University offers many trips for students to experience the great outdoors. These include surfing adventures, snow skiing, mountaineering, rowing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing and wakeboarding. Trips are run by La Trobe University clubs and offer Study Abroad students a great opportunity to socialize with Aussie students.
* Sweeney Uni Student Report, 2009
#London-based Economist Intelligence Unit 2009