La Trobe University is a world-leading university, placing in the top one per cent of universities globally (Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022 Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2021, Ranking Web of Universities). With an educational history going back over 50 years, the University has a heritage of transformation for students and societies around the world.
La Trobe is a premier research institution in Australia, with all its broad research areas being described as ‘at', ‘above' or ‘well above' world standard (Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018). La Trobe is a diverse and inclusive environment, with students from dozens of countries, as well as being in the top 50 for international students globally (QS World University Rankings, 2023), rising 23 places in 2022 alone.
La Trobe places a clear focus on inclusivity and social impact, and it shows, as they're ranked in the top 20 universities worldwide for their commitment to advancing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (THE Impact Rankings 2022).
International students who choose La Trobe will access a uniquely Australian study experience. From seven different campuses across metropolitan and rural locations, as well as the country's only university wildlife sanctuary, students get the best of Melbourne and its incredible regional landscapes.
La Trobe continues to innovate and transform, with AUD 5 billion investments into a new University City of Future at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus and an active program of world-class research, to name a few of its current activities.
Students at La Trobe will be prepared for the future and equipped to make an impact today.