La Trobe University
La Trobe University is a multi-campus university based in Victoria, Australia. With learning, teaching and research designed to enrich the world and a history of academic innovation, La Trobe is leading the way in higher education.
La Trobe University was established in 1964 to make a difference – specifically ‘to promote critical enquiry within the university and in the general community’, and ‘to aid by research and other means the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of the benefits of its practical application’. Over more than four decades the staff, students and alumni of the University have succeeded in making a real difference to people’s lives through research, education and innovation across many areas of scientific, social, cultural and political endeavour.
La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across five major faculties, covering all the main learning areas: Education, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law and Management, 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. It also has a strong international reputation in biomedicine, as demonstrated when the Times ranked it in the top 100 biomedicine universities in the world in this same year (13th in Australia). In terms of research quality, the university also exhibits strength in the areas of arts and humanities, and biological and biotechnical sciences where, in 2011, it was ranked 8th and 5th in the nation.
There are five great reasons to study at La Trobe University
- University with an outstanding reputation
- Global Education
- International recognised and professionally accredited courses
- World-leading academics and research