Life on campus

Life at La Trobe isn’t simply about attending classes and hitting the books — there’s a lively culture waiting for you.

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Get involved

Work and play for a well-balanced student life

Getting involved is one of the best ways to live a well-balanced student life and become a well-rounded, worldly graduate.

La Trobe University campus is a vibrant and diverse place brimming with opportunities to explore your interests, socialise with like-minded people, or blow off some steam with your classmates.

Attend theatre shows, film screenings, visual art exhibitions and live music gigs. Indulge your taste buds or simply relax with friends with a drink at a café or bar. Broaden your mind by attending one of the regular public lectures and debates.

Stay in the loop

Stay connected to know about upcoming events

To make sure you know about upcoming events and other exciting happenings on campus, visit La Trobe University’s events page and subscribe to our social media channels.

The La Trobe Student Association  also hosts many social and cultural events, as well as running Rabelais — the student magazine produced by students, for students since 1967.

There are also over 100 student clubs and societies  catering for interests ranging from gaming and theatre, to religion and politics. And if you don’t find something you like, you can always start a club of your own.

World-class facilities

Benefit from all the facilities and services on campus

There are plenty of facilities and services on campus, including childcare, food and drink outlets, a supermarket, faith and spirituality support, as well as art and culture. For a full list visit La Trobe University’s Life on Campus page.

If you’re into sports, the La Trobe Melbourne campus also has its own sports centre with access to a swimming pool, gymnasium, basketball court, badminton and squash facilities, and much more! You can even join one of our sports clubs and compete against other universities. To learn more, visit La Trobe’s Sports on Campus page.