$3000 scholarship for gender diversity and social inclusion

The Ahmed Fahour Scholarship in support of Gender Diversity and Social Inclusion is now open for applications. Mr Ahmed Fahour wishes to provide support to female undergraduate students who exemplify social diversity, activism and leadership and who demonstrate financial need. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must: identify as female be an Australian…

Receive up to 30% off NGV membership – student discount

Purchase a one year Concession NGV Membership for just $55 when joining for the first time! Membership benefits: A free ticket to an exhibition of your choice* Discounted entry and priority access to ticketed exhibitions and NGV Friday Nights Members-exclusive curator floor talks and exhibition previewsPrograms, workshops and studio visits led by local artists and…

The solar revolution hits La Trobe

The Infrastructure and Operations Group (I&O) has recently completed the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across appropriate north facing roofs at all of La Trobe’s regional campuses. In total, these systems generate approximately 1 million kilowatt hours of electricity each year, helping to reduce the University’s energy related greenhouse gas emissions by 1,200 tonnes…

Organic waste collection on Bundoora Campus

La Trobe has recently commenced a separate organic waste recycling service at its Bundoora Campus. Organic material buried with other general waste in landfills decomposes under anaerobic conditions that can create greenhouse gases, including methane, which affect air quality and contribute to climate change. Composting uses controlled biological decomposition under aerobic conditions to convert organic waste…