La Trobe University reviews

132 reviews

La Trobe University ratings

Average ratings based on 132 reviews
Overall Rating
4.05
Job Prospects
3.73
Teachers
3.99
Course Work
4.10
Time Worthy
3.91
Money Worthy
3.91
Friend Test
3.99
Support
3.83
Facilities
4.19
Industry Contacts
3.35

About La Trobe

La Trobe has a flagship campus located in the suburb of Bundoora, Melbourne. The university also has two smaller campuses in Melbourne's CBD, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura, Shepparton. In 2015, La Trobe had a total of 36,746 student enrolments.

We have a range of student reviews for La Trobe ranging across Arts, Law, Business (Accounting, Sports Management & more), Education (Primary & Secondary), Health (Nursing, Exercise Science, Physiotherapy), IT and Sciences.

Some of the common advice we hear from students includes:
Utilise the Uni's support services. Ask staff questions (in class or via email) whenever you need. Don't be afraid to ask for advice;
Get involved in clubs and societies - it's easy to make friends;
Figure out how you're going to get to Uni (for Bundoora students);
Try to get work experience as well as study (some courses include this)
Work hard and have fun

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04 Sep 2018
Albury–Wodonga

Positives: There was great support by the staff on hand at Albury Wodonga and I can't fault there job.

Negatives: La Trobe offers no support for there regional campuses, students often feel left out and ignored by the university and students st...

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Positives: A positive aspect to my course is the extensive facilities my university provides. The fully functioning studio that students are able to utilise and create within is a great advantage.

Negatives: The negative of my course isn't nece...

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21 Jul 2018
Melbourne

Positives: - easy to apply for
- very supportive environment
- offer plenty of help with my studies and school work
- able to have placement in well known facilities

Negatives: - hard to travel to and from the University
- can not choose ti...

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Positives: Covers a wide range of subjects to prepare for a career in business information systems

Negatives: Not a lot of opportunities to intern or gain exposure

My advice to future students is: Be focused and attentive

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Positives: Overall super interesting and gives in depth information

Negatives: Some subjects are very complicated and it can feel as though we are being overloaded with work

My advice to future students is: You have no time to waste

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Positives: The teachers are so engaging aNd look after you really well. They’re super kind and have your best interests. Also the course is very interesting and the classes are very hands on

Negatives: There is little communication between teac...

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Positives: The classes are really hands on and the teachers are very knowledgeable. You really get the feel for the career you’re going into from the staff, and get to work with many professionals already in the course

Negatives: Some of the wo...

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Positives: Being a rural university there was a great community aspect to the course. The realisation that your patients were likely to be someone you knew added a different aspect. Also helped with confidentially and privacy.
Secondly the Univer...

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Positives: The course is conducted mostly online, which is extremely convenient/flexible because I have small children. The course accepts students from non-teaching backgrounds

Negatives: It was very challenging at first, because the online sy...

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Positives: Bachelor of Business; there was a wide variety of subjects offered which was a benefit as I could study what I was really interested in. there was also a great variety of majors/minors to choose from. these included finance, management,...

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La Trobe University
Ranked #14 from our rankings
132 reviews