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yesterday at 03:19. Facebook
It's not every university campus that's girt by a moat, has its own Wildlife Sanctuary, and more gardens and lawns than your nanna's gnome collection.
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01/17/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Offers came out this week.

Did you get an offer? Congratulations! Now what? Here's a step-by-step guide on what to do next:

Got a question? Get in touch with our team here:
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01/17/2017 at 06:13. Facebook
New year, new art! We're getting some fresh new artwork in the Agora - what kind of art would you like to see?
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01/13/2017 at 05:44. Facebook
We're excited to launch Living Landscapes at the National Gallery of Victoria tonight! Every Friday night, you're invited to create your own unique David Hockney-style tree and plant it in an augmented reality forest.

For every tree drawn, we'll plant a real tree in the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary, creating long-lasting benefits for the environment.
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01/13/2017 at 01:45. Facebook
This week we farewell artist Leonard French—creator of our beautiful 'Four Seasons' stained glass artworks—who died on Tuesday, aged 88. We're so grateful to be able to enjoy Leonard's stellar work on our Melbourne campus and share it with our visitors.
‘I like to think Archaeology is just a fancy word for being a snoop—last year I was just snooping around campus when I came across this abandoned community garden. A tree had fallen down and the garden beds were basically empty.’

Since then, Archaeology student Ashley Paskin has helped revive the La Trobe Community Garden with the help of an active, diverse group of members. As a winner of...
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'My father died of liver cancer in October, 2004. It was the most terrible time of my life. I still remember how helpless we felt against the disease. I knew then that I wanted to do something to help others, and began searching for opportunities to work in cancer research.'

Md and his family moved to Australia three years ago. Here, he began researching DNA-PK inhibitors at the La Trobe...
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Motivated by his childhood experiences in a Nepalese refugee camp—where he often saw people die of preventable diseases—Om Guragai chose to study nursing at our Albury-Wodonga campus.

Now that he’s secured a graduate position at Wangaratta Hospital,
Om is ready to follow his dream of helping those in need.
‘Eventually I’d like to specialise in critical and emergency care,’ he says. ‘Then I’d...
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How tinkering with La Trobe’s giant PDP-9 computer led curious Arts student David to a stellar 30-year career in Silicon Valley:
Which one of these things do you think is false?

- We are the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria.
- We once awarded an honorary degree to Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.
- Our students used to compete in an annual Moat Race in makeshift boats and bathtubs.

...they're all true! 17 other facts you might not know about La Trobe:
We're celebrating our 50th Anniversary with a delicious Lawn Lunch, lovingly prepared by nine social enterprise caterers with strong connection to our values. You're invited:
As we approach the end of 2016, La Trobe’s campuses will be taking a break. Here's what you need to know:

Melbourne campus is closed from 23 Dec to 3 Jan.
- The library will be closed from 7pm today, 22 December, re-opening from 8am to Midnight on 3 Jan
- Ask La Trobe will close today at 5pm and re-open at 9am on 3 Jan
- The Co-Op closes today at 5pm and will re-open at 9am on 3 Jan
- The...
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Food trucks are coming to our Melbourne campus! What kind of truck would you like to get your lunch from in 2017?
Thanks to our strong partnership with Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab, a group of La Trobe students spent part of 2016 in Mohali, India learning first-hand what it takes to run a large sports organisation. Read their ‘intern diaries’ here:
‘I could barely move the day I got my high school results. I had been in a car crash two nights before—I was in a little Suzuki that got hit by a 4-wheel drive. I had to lay on the floor while my brother opened the letter for me!’

Dr Christian Barton is a La Trobe Research Fellow at our Sports & Exercise Medicine Research Centre.

‘We have a world-renowned motion analysis lab at La Trobe, so...
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Celebrating with this year's graduates is the perfect way to finish the uni year! Congratulations, and well done on all of your hard work :)
‘I had a hard time in high school. I felt really dissatisfied and I had no motivation to study. But getting it together and applying for the Creative Arts course at La Trobe was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, because I discovered so much about myself. Now I know what I want to do—I’m completely motivated.’

Emily’s Bachelor of Creative Arts offered many opportunities for practical...
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Celebrating with this year's graduates is the perfect way to finish the uni year! Congratulations, and well done on all of your hard work :)