La Trobe University's Bendigo campus is the University's second largest campus with more than 4,000 local and international students studying courses in this regional Victorian city. The small campus makes it easy to find your way around, get to know people and feel part of the university community.
Bendigo offers a full suite of subjects which will complement the study needs of most study abroad students. Bendigo also offers a number of niche courses only available for study in Bendigo with key strengths in health sciences, education and visual arts. It’s especially popular with Study Abroad students seeking courses in Outdoors and Adventure Education, for which the campus has a worldwide reputation.
This 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!
The beautiful heritage city of Bendigo is among the top 20 Australian cities in population terms. Only 90 minutes from Melbourne by car or train, it offers the best of both capital and provincial city lifestyles. Bendigo is blessed with historic buildings in wide, tree-lined avenues. Bendigo also offers a fascinating mixture of cultural experiences and social activities.
Studying abroad at La Trobe University in Australia is available as a semester abroad program in the Fall or Spring semesters or for a full academic year abroad.