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12050 N Pecos Street, Suite 320 Westminster, CO 80234 United States
Australia: Bendigo, Melbourne
Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Feb-June and/or July-Nov
Study abroad for a semester or year at La Trobe University with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, formerly known as AustraLearn.
Choose La Trobe and you are choosing to study at the leading Victorian University for student experience. La Trobe University is one of Australias largest and fastest growing universities. We provide the perfect academic and extra-curricular balance: academic challenges, the opportunity to learn from outstanding staff recruited from around the world - and the chance to study in a welcoming cosmopolitan community with easy access to beautiful beaches and outdoor adventure. When you choose La Trobe University you choose the complete Australian university experience!
La Trobe's five faculties offer an exciting selection of subjects in Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, Communications, Business, Law, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health Sciences and Education. La Trobe's excellent industry linkages include a Microsoft Centre and Research & Development Park on campus. La Trobe University is also home to over 30 University and faculty-based research centers and institutes, including the renowned Centre of Dialogue, as well as Melbournes future Institute for Molecular Science (USD 123.7M) and Australia's largest Biosciences Research Centre at Melbourne, Agriobio (USD 288.00Mi).
The La Trobe University Study Abroad program will immerse you into campus life and Australian culture, offering diverse and vibrant campus environments and communities. Our campuses are set in beautiful native Australian bushland, and our regional campus of Bendigo has easy access to Melbourne, Australias second largest city.
Regarded as the cultural capital, Melbourne was voted as Australias most livable city in 2009. The city exhibits the best of Australias laid back lifestyle whilst maintaining its image of style and sophistication. With over 3,000 restaurants, bars and cafes Melbourne promises there is something delicious to suit everyones tastes. The city is also home to cultural icons such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the home of Australian Rules Football (AFL), Federation Square, Queen Victoria Market, Victorian Arts Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens and the Melbourne Zoo.
More than 80 per cent of Australians live within 50 kilometers of the coast so it comes as no surprise that the beach has become an integral part of the Australian way of life. La Trobe University offers many trips for students to experience the great outdoors. These include surfing adventures, snow skiing, mountaineering, rowing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing and wakeboarding. Trips are run by La Trobe University clubs and offer Study Abroad students a great opportunity to socialize with Aussie students.
Your study abroad experience is all about you! GlobaLinks Learning Abroad is here to assist you in your path of discovery throughout the study abroad experience. We design our programs so that our local and overseas staff are available 24 hours a day to support you in health and safety matters and are also key in enhancing your study abroad experience. Through our planned activities and resident director's personal recommendations for activities you can undertake while abroad, you will be directed on a path of personal, academic, cultural, social, and professional discovery. This team, which supports you throughout your experience, will ensure that you have the most fulfilling experience possible - one that is unique to you! So... What Will You Discover?
La Trobe's unique Outdoor Education program offered exclusively at the Bendigo campus involves a number of excursions including trips to the Grampians National Park, the Victorian Alps, Murray River, and Little Desert. This program allows you to explore the Australian outback through bushwalking, canoeing, rock climbing and camping!
Fieldtrips and fieldwork - La Trobe Universitys Department of Zoology offers exciting and adventurous field trips to the Great Barrier Reefs Heron Island, Kangaroo Island in South Australia, and the mallee, an outback district of Victoria bordered by Big Desert and Little Desert.
Australian Studies: Discover Australia. Gain context and a deeper understanding of the Australian culture through this unit unique to La Trobe University. Students are treated with guest lectures from different academics each week; all experts in their field. Topics include Aboriginal Australia - race relations and land rights, the politics of water, cultural icons, gender, and Australian film and literature. This unit comes highly recommended to all study abroad students. No matter what your major is this is the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of the country you are studying and living in.
Other highlights include:
- Bridging Cultures Program
- Global Citizens Development
- Global Identity Course Available
- enCompass Alumni Program
Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)
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Program fee includes tuition for 3-4 subjects, guaranteed pre-arranged housing to fit your lifestyle, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Bridging Cultures Program on-site in Cairns, Australia, optional spring break tours, access to our U.S. University of Record, affiliate student fee discounts, end of program workshop, university administrative fees, overseas health coverage, all pre-trip services including orientation materials, visa-processing service (excluding the visa fee), personal advising, subject selections, liaison with your home university, credit transfer assistance, financial aid services, and 24-hour assistance while abroad.
American and Canadian Participants.
Independently or in Groups
300,000 USD in scholarships available to GlobaLinks Learning Abroad study abroad students each year. The application is provided in upon acceptance to the GlobaLinks Learning Abroad program.
GlobaLinks Learning Abroad has over 20 years of experience working within the field of international education serving both students and advisors throughout North America. As a leader in the field known for high-quality, full service programs with excellent value, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad can help you achieve your education abroad program goals.