La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria 3086 Australia (+61 3) 9479 2459
Information
  • Admin. staff 2,749
  • Affiliations International network of universities, Universities Australia, Innovative Research Universities Australia, Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Campus Metropolitan and Regional
  • Chancellor Adrienne Clarke, AO
  • Endowment $267 million
  • Established 964
  • Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Postgraduates 5,275
  • Students 32,762
  • Type Public
  • Undergraduates 27,487
  • Vice Chancellor John Dewar
  • Vice principal http://www.latrobe.edu.au
La Trobe University is a multi-campus university in Victoria, Australia. It was established in 1964 by an Act of Parliament to become the third oldest university in the state of Victoria.The main campus of La Trobe is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora; two other major campuses are located in the Victorian city of Bendigo and the NSW-Victorian border centre of Albury-Wodonga. The university has a number of smaller campuses at Mildura, Shepparton, and Beechworth as well as a campus in Melbourne's CBD. La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across five major faculties, covering all the main learning areas: Education; Health Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Business, Economics and Law; and Science, Technology and Engineering. La Trobe is considered to be particularly strong in the area of arts and humanities; this was reflected in the 2005 Times Higher Education Supplement, where it was ranked amongst the top 25 institutions in the world in this category and third best in Australia.
Law, Courses and degrees
Whether you wish to work in legal practice or beyond, an undergraduate degree in law at La Trobe University will provide you with the necessary foundations to develop your analytical, problem-solving and critical research skills. Choose from eleven www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/law
Business, Courses and degrees
A La Trobe University business degree provides you with virtually endless career opportunities through its strong foundation in economics, management, information systems, business law, sustainability, statistics, finance and marketing. Your major www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/business
Arts, Courses and degrees
This course offers students more than the opportunity to become an expert in a particular field of knowledge. They also learn how to handle complex bodies of information, to analyse and evaluate information, to argue clearly using the spoken and www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/arts Finance, Courses and degreesThe La Trobe University Bachelor of Finance degree offers four areas of focus: corporate finance, international finance, risk management and investment and portfolio management. Together with staff that have extensive
Campus
The Bundoora campus is the foundation campus of La Trobe and was officially opened in 1967 when La Trobe first began operations. The campus is set on 1.8 square kilometres and is the home of most of the University's centres and institutions. The campus is the main base of all La Trobe's main courses except education, pharmacy, and dentistry, all of which are based at Bendigo. The main campus buildings were designed by Melbourne architecture firm, Yuncken Freeman in a utilitarian, Post-War International style. Main campus buildings are connected by a series of raised walkways. Bundoora has around 22,000 students on campus and subsequently has many facilities such as restaurants, bars, shops, banks and an art gallery. The main library on the campus, the Borchardt , has well over one million volumes. La Trobe University has three on-campus residential colleges: Menzies, Glenn and Chisholm.