Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latest Information

La Trobe College Australia

Coronavirus Update

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Update: 9th September 2021

La Trobe College Australia - COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The Department of Health has created multiple resources on vaccines for international students. All are available in various languages. We encourage students to access the latest updates at:

As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, we continue to take the necessary steps to protect the health and safety of our students, staff and wider La Trobe community.  The health, safety and wellbeing of our community remains our top priority.

Please help maintain a COVIDSafe environment for everyone by:

  • Practicing good hand hygiene
  • Practicing cough etiquette
  • Maintaining appropriate physical distancing
  • Signing in as required
  • Wearing masks as directed
  • Not attending the campus if you are feeling unwell

It is important that everyone keep themselves informed of the current government settings and follow public health directions at all times, by regularly checking the DHHS website:

Additional information is available on La Trobe University’s website, including:

COVID Vaccinations:

Travel Restrictions:

Pandemic financial support payments (International Students):

Supporting Australia’s International Education Sector:

Instructions on joining a Zoom meeting and basic settings.

How Do I Find the Link to My Zoom Class?

The link for your Zoom class can be found on the relevant Moodle page.

find the link to my zoom class on moodle

For IT-related Portal & Moodle issues: send an email at with a screenshot of the issue if possible.

When Will My Class Be?

Classes will take place at the normal times as scheduled on your timetable. In most cases, these will be the same timeslots as your face to face classes, however, we are still encouraging all students to check their timetables to ensure they attend at the right time.

What Happens to My Attendance?

All student attendance will be taken during Zoom meetings.

What Is Happening to My Assessments?

Most assessments will remain unchanged. Your teacher will tell you about any changes.

What do I do if I am attending face to face classes in Melbourne and I have tested positive to the COVID-19 virus, or have been to or have been in close contact with someone from a Tier 1 exposure site?

In the event where staff or students contract the COVID-19 virus or have been to or have been in close contact of someone from a Tier 1 exposure site, they must notify the College immediately by:

1.       emailing LTCA Info from your student email with the result of your PCR test, the date you started isolating, if it was due to an exposure at a tier 1 exposure site and identify your La Trobe College Australia course.
2.       or phoning the 24-hour emergency number 0417 392 834.
The isolated persons register will need to be populated with the affected person's details on your behalf

Student Services and Wellbeing

Where Do I Go If I Need Support?

Accommodation Services: +61 (0) 3 9479 2417 / 0488 064 207 or send an email at

Academic Director 
Dom Harden
Phone: 03 9479 3225

Reception: 03 9479 2417 or email:

College Director/Principal: 9479 1414

College Counselling Service

Make an online appointment to see the Student Counsellor, Stephen Manteit

External Counselling & Support Services

Lifeline Australia (24-hour crisis support): 131 114

Sexual assault crisis support line: 1800 806 292

Medical Attention: 13 74 25 or visit the home doctor's website. In a medical emergency dial 000

La Trobe University Medical Centre: 03 9473 8885 (Located Corner Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, Bundoora)

Report any unacceptable or concerning behaviour: 03 9479 8988 or visit the La Trobe University website.

Emergency Telephone

(Police, fire, ambulance): 000