Sports Writers Festival – discounted student tickets!

The Sports Writers Festival celebrates sport through the written word. It’s a tribal gathering of writers and readers who share a passion for sport and great writing.

The festival is running Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October, visit the website for the full event program.

As the Official Learning Partner of the Sports Writers Festival, we’re offering discounted student tickets to celebrate! Use the promotiopnal code ‘LaTrobeS’ when purchasing your tickets to the following events:

The Footy Lady: Susan Alberti AC in conversation with Karen Lyon

Saturday 28 October, 5:30pm

No tragedy, no challenge, has proved too hard for Susan Alberti. Susan’s personal story is one of business success, generosity, and passion, overcoming family tragedy, challenging the impossible and achieving the ultimate triumph. When her beloved AFL club the Western Bulldogs were threatened with annihilation and extinction, she worked tirelessly as vice-president to bring home the AFL 2016 Premiership flag. Susan will discuss in conversation her story with festival respected journalist Karen Lyon

Read more and book your tickets online today!

The Debate – Is there such a thing as too much footy?

Sunday 29 October, 2:00pm

Introducing the first ever edition of The Sports Writers Festival Debate. Our panellists will tackle the big question – that as much as we love it, can there ever be too much footy? AFL footy has become a 365-day a year affair, where Grand Final day rolls into draft week and on to the summer season of AFLW. Can there be too much of a good thing? We will settle the argument and start a few new ones as we debate just how much footy is enough!

Read more and book your tickets online today!

You can purchase day passes for Saturday and Sunday’s events too!