La Trobe University
CRICOS Code 00115M
La Trobe has been one of Australia's pioneering universities for more than 50 years. Discover our unique history, including our motto and coat of arms.
In 1967, 552 students enrolled at La Trobe University, the third university to open in Victoria, which has grown to accommodate more than 36,000 students, with over 7,000 international students from 110 countries.
We now have a network of campuses, with over 28,000 students at our Melbourne Campus and over 7,500 at our campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Melbourne City (Collins Street), Shepparton and Sydney.
Rankings and ratings
Whether it’s our innovations in teaching and learning, our strong graduate employment outcomes or our leading research, La Trobe consistently rates among the world’s best.
Year after year, these results reflect our commitment to outstanding student experience, the career-readiness of our graduates, our ambitious research culture and our partnerships with communities, government and industry.
•Times Higher Education (THE) - THE evaluates world-class universities against 13 separate performance indicators.
•QS Top Universities - A ranking pioneer, producing the QS World University Rankings and QS Stars rating system.
•Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank more than 1,800 world universities.
•Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) - The Australian Research Council’s national research evaluation framework.
About learning and teaching
Creating an outstanding student experience
Our learning and teaching philosophy and practice supports both our students and teachers. With a proud history built on a mission to advance knowledge and learning to shape the future of our world, we are the most successful Australian university at combining accessibility and excellence. Our passionate teachers deliver globally recognised learning to our diverse student body.
We are committed to providing enriched and supportive experiences that enable every student to achieve their unique version of success. We do this by:
•Fostering a shared commitment to improving the student experience
•Working in partnership with our students
•Being willing to innovate and disrupt the status quo
•Connecting with our communities and industry partners