LaTrobe University

About La Trobe University

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Facts and Figures

For over 45 years La?Trobe University has been seeking knowledge,challenging convention, and changing the way people think. Officiallyopened in 1967 as Victorias third university with a total of 552enrolments, we have since expanded to become one of Australiasleading higher education institutes. We now have six campuses,accommodate close to 34,000 students and employ over 3,200 staff.

To date, more than 154,000 alumni have graduated from our fivefaculties: Business, Economics and Law; Humanities and SocialSciences; Education; Health Sciences; and Science, Technologyand Engineering.

We are consistently ranked among the top 500 universities in theworld (Academic Ranking of World Universities), and our research

in biochemistry and cell biology is considered to be Australias best(2010 ERA rankings).

In May 2012 the QS World University Rankingsplaced us among the top 50 universities in the world under the ageof 50.

We want students to choose La Trobe because our distinctive and high quality degrees will best equip them to understand and engage with the global issues of today and embark on the most interesting and rewarding careers available. Our graduates will be work ready, world ready and future ready.

Our graduates will be renowned for their employability, for their deep understanding of the most pressing challenges facing the global community, and for their ability to address those challenges intelligently and decisively. Our academic activities will increase the capabilities and choices of future generations and prepare them to be ethical global citizens.

La Trobe students will have the benefit of an extensive range of enrichment experiences within, or alongside, assessed curriculum. These activities will complement more formal learning experiences and help students shape their future. La Trobe students will enjoy high quality campus facilities and seamless and efficient student services.

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