La Trobe University is a second-tier university with its main campus situated in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. This campus has been built on a former farm and covers around 330 hectares (approximately 500 acres) of landscaped parkland including extensive water features of lakes and a moat, native-Australian vegetation, and a specialised wildlife sanctuary.
La Trobe University has a strong global alumni network comprising notable names such as David Morgan, CEO of Australia’s Westpac Bank; Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of Thailand’s central bank, Bhutan; The Hon. Tony Sheahan, former Treasurer of Victoria; and Malaysia’s Crown Prince, DYTM Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni DYMM Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail. La Trobe also offers extensive careers services in order to ensure graduates succeed.