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New Hallmark Program and Indigenous Studies initiatives

February 21, 2014

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La Trobe University has launched its unique ‘Hallmark Program’ for high achieving students – with the foundation cohort of 23  arriving on campus in February – as well as a special on-line introductory Indigenous studies module aimed at all students. The Hallmark Program is designed to help students extend their thinking on key global issues […]

Farewell to early mature-age student and benefactor

February 7, 2014

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The 1970s were a formative decade at La Trobe University – a new era of educational opportunity and belief that student activism could create a better world. Into that heady mix stepped Iris Manton.  A grandmother  and one of La Trobe’s earliest mature-aged students, she went on to become a life-long friend of the University […]

La Trobe tops new global ‘green’ rankings

January 16, 2013

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La Trobe University has been ranked first in Australia – and 63rd internationally – in the latest Universitas Indonesia Greenmetric Ranking of World Universities. More than 215 universities from 49 countries took part in the survey, which is now in its third year.  The rankings compare the efforts made by universities towards campus sustainability and […]