Sport Guide - La Trobe University

 
Sport Guide - La Trobe University
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Sport Guide - La Trobe University
The
                                                     WE’RE RATED

                                                     WELL ABOVE

university                                           WORLD STANDARD
                                                     FOR OUR RESEARCH IN HUMAN MOVEMENT
                                                     AND SPORT SCIENCE*

 of choice                                                            WE’RE BUILDING A

                                                                      $150 MILLION
for sport                                                             SPORTS PARK
                                                                      FOR COMMUNITY AND ELITE SPORT, AND
                                                                      INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND RESEARCH

                                                                                        WE’RE AUSTRALIA’S

                                                                                        UNIVERSITY OF
                                                                                        CHOICE FOR SPORT
                                                                                        FOR STUDY, RESEARCH AND INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

                                                                                                  WE OFFER
‘La Trobe University is committed to being one of
the world's best places to study sport, to pursue                                                 MORE SPORT-
                                                                                                  RELATED COURSES
a research career in sport, to be an active sport
participant, or to collaborate with on real-world,
cutting edge research and innovation in sport.’

Professor Russell Hoye                                                                            THAN ANY OTHER UNIVERSITY IN AUSTRALIA
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Development)
and Director, La Trobe Sport

                                                                                                             WE'RE WORKING
                                                                                                             WITH AUSTRALIA’S
                                                                                                             ELITE ATHLETES
                                                                                                             TO ENSURE OUR ONGOING NATIONAL SUCCESS

                                                      Marc Murphy, Carlton Football Club 2018                               *Excellence in Research for Australia Report 2015
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             Contents

                                                                                                                                                          Industry
                 3     Industry engagement

                 4     Career outcomes

                                                                                                                                                          engagement
                 6     Undergraduate courses

                 8     Postgraduate courses

               10      Get involved

               12      Research sport

               13      Our facilities

               14      A university for elite athletes
                                                                                                                                                          At La Trobe University,                  FC’s staff are La Trobe alumni,
               16      Our campuses                                                                                                                                                                and the Carlton Football Club has
                                                                                                                                                          we’re proud of our                       employed a La Trobe graduate in a
                                                                                                                                                          partnerships with                        full-time position after completing       ‘My degree has lots of
                                                                                                                                                          international, national                  an internship every year since 2015.      sports-based relevance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and has granted me the
                                                                                                                                                          and local sport                          Through our industry connections,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             opportunity to work
                                                                                                                                                          organisations. We align                  we collaborate on real-world
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with the Carlton Football
                                                                                                                                                                                                   research such as investigating
                                                                                                                                                          ourselves with partners                  ACL injuries in the AFLW, strength
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Club. Internships offer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             students an insight into
                                                                                                                                                          who work with us on                      and conditioning protocols in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the practical work that's
                                                                                                                                                          results-driven educational               Super Rugby, and the social value
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             relevant to their course.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   that sporting clubs provide their
                                                                                                                                                          research, and we strive                  community. We want to deliver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             It may allow some to
                                                                                                                                                          to deliver positive                      outcomes that enhance the                 change their focus to a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             career plan more suitable
                                                                                                                                                          social and community                     sustainability of sport and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for their desires.’
                                                                                                                                                                                                   broader community.
                                                                                                                                                          outcomes through sport.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   La Trobe works with sporting              Alex Sendikas
                                                                                                                                                                                                   organisations from grassroots to          Bachelor of Exercise Science
                                                                                                                                                          Core to all of our partnerships is
                                                                                                                                                                                                   elite and professional levels.
                                                                                                                                                          the ability to provide employability
                                                                                                                                                                                                   This ensures our students develop
                                                                                                                                                          outcomes for our students
                                                                                                                                                                                                   diverse knowledge and expertise,
                                                                                                                                                          through exclusive internships,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   while benefiting from working in a
                                                                                                                                                          game day experiences and
                                                                                                                                                                                                   variety of organisations.
                                                                                                                                                          industry mentorships.
                                                                                                                                                          We are focused on translating our
                                                                                                                                                          students’ passion for sport into
                                                                                                                                                          fulfilling careers. For example,
                                                                                                                                                          over 30 per cent of Melbourne City

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Premium industry partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          La Trobe University is proud to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the exclusive Higher Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Partner for:

Disclaimer: The information contained in this publication is current as of the date of printing.
The University reserves the right to make changes without notice, at any time in its absolute                                                             Marc Murphy and Sarah Last wearing La Trobe branded uniforms,
discretion, including but not limited to varying admission or assessment requirements, or varying                                                         Vice-Chancellor John Dewar and Carlton CEO Cain Liddle.
or discontinuing any course or subject. To the extent permitted by law, the University does
not accept responsibility for any loss or damage occasioned by use of any of the information
contained in this publication. For course information updates, please visit: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Published by La Trobe University, April 2018.
La Trobe University is a registered provider under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions
and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). CRICOS Provider 00115M.                                   Photo credit: Behind The White Line – Rachel Bach
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4 | Career outcomes                                                                                                                                     Sport Guide 2019      La Trobe University                                                                                                                           Career outcomes | 5

              Career
              outcomes

                As one of Australia’s leading sports universities, we offer the largest
                range of sport-focused courses in the country. You'll graduate with
                practical experience, giving you a competitive edge and preparing
                you for a successful career.

                  Undergraduate
                                                                  You'll graduate with a solid foundation for careers in federal, state and local government,
                  Bachelor of Business
                                                                  community sport leagues and not-for-profit organisations. This course also prepares students
                  (Sport Development and Management)              for work in community and international development, and health promotion.
                                                                  You could go on to become a sporting club team manager or account manager. Positions
                  Bachelor of Business
                  (Sport Management)
                                                                  may also be available in health and fitness centres, marketing and sponsorship agencies, local               Postgraduate
                                                                  government and sport boards, venue management or athlete management.
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Clinical Prosthetics         Graduates may find work in major hospitals, private prosthetic-orthotic facilities and other agencies.
                                                                  As a graduate, you'll be well-placed for careers in sport injury prevention, corporate health and
                                                                                                                                                                               and Orthotics                          Graduates also have the skills to perform clinical, technical, advisory and educational roles.
                  Bachelor of Exercise Science                    wellness, and community health. Other opportunities exist in fields such as developing and
                                                                  monitoring exercise programs for athletes and the defence force.                                                                                    Graduates may find work in all areas of dietetics, including patient/client care in hospitals, private
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      practice, sports associations, community nutrition, and public health and food service companies.
                  Bachelor of Exercise Science and                Graduates can pursue careers in community health, corporate health and wellness, developing                  Master of Dietetic Practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dietitians also work in research, teaching and training, management, writing, media, marketing and
                  Master of Exercise Physiology                   and monitoring exercise programs, and sport injury prevention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      public relations.
                                                                  You could find work in food science, health science, animal and human nutrition, or biological
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Graduates may apply for membership with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Membership
                  Bachelor of Human Nutrition                     science. Employers may include government bodies, community health centres, food                             Master of Exercise Physiology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree.
                                                                  companies, food manufacturing and processing, animal health companies and sports clubs.
                                                                                                                                                                               Graduate Certificate in Sport          Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management may use the course as the first step
                  Bachelor of Media and Communication
                                                                  Graduates can explore a career in television, film, radio, print and online production and journalism.       Management                             towards a management position in the sporting industry.
                  (Sport Journalism)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management will be well placed to find a management
                                                                  Graduates are prepared for careers in outdoor and environmental education services to schools,               Graduate Diploma in Sport Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      position in the sporting industry.
                                                                  community environmental education, as interpreters and guides in national parks, land and
                  Bachelor of Outdoor Education                                                                                                                                                                       Sport management is a global industry, offering a range of career opportunities in the private,
                                                                  natural resources management, environmental interpretation for government or corporate
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Management
                                                                  sectors, sustainability and ecology community education, and nature tourism operations.*                                                            not-for-profit and government sectors. There is demand for sports management leaders at
                                                                                                                                                                               (Sport Management)                     international, national and state sport governing bodies, and at major sport events and venues.
                  Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation                  This degree could provide a career as a leader in school camps or environmental centres, as an
                  Education                                       outdoor education instructor, or as a leader or instructor in the adventure travel industry.*                Master of Musculoskeletal              Graduates of this degree are usually highly sought after in private practice, hospitals, rehabilitation
                                                                                                                                                                               Physiotherapy                          centres, health clinics and sporting organisations.
                                                                  Graduates are prepared to enter the training profession across a range of areas including
                  Bachelor of Physical, Health and
                                                                  environmental and sustainability education, safety and risk management, leadership, exercise                                                        Physiotherapists are employed in a wide variety of settings, including private practice, general
                  Outdoor Education                                                                                                                                            Master of Physiotherapy Practice
                                                                  physiology and sports biomechanics.*                                                                                                                hospitals, rehabilitation centres, community health centres, industrial clinics and specialist centres.

                                                                  This degree prepares students to work as experts in sport and exercise science, with an                                                             Graduates may be eligible to apply for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia and may
                                                                  emphasis on community wellness. Students undertake placements in a variety of different                      Master of Podiatric Practice           work as sole practitioners or as part of a multidisplinary team. Career opportunities also exist in
                  Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science                                                                                                                                                              community health centres and hospitals.
                                                                  settings including community health settings, corporate health and wellness, developing and
                                                                  monitoring exercise programs, and sport injury prevention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Physiotherapists are employed in a wide variety of settings, including private practice, general
                                                                                                                                                                               Graduate Certificate in Sports
                                                                  Prosthetist-orthotists are integral members of healthcare teams. Graduates may find work in                                                         hospitals, rehabilitation centres, community health centres, industrial clinics and specialist centres.
                  Bachelor of Applied Science and Master                                                                                                                       Physiotherapy
                                                                  major hospitals, private prosthetic-orthotic facilities and other agencies. Graduates also have the                                                 Opportunities also exist in physiotherapy education and in research.
                  of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics           skills to perform clinical, technical, advisory and educational roles.
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Sports Physiotherapy         Graduates may find work in various sporting environments, including private practice and sports clubs.
                                                                  After graduation, students may pursue careers in hospital patient care or in private practice.
                  Bachelor of Applied Science and Master          It is also possible to specialise in managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular              Master of Sports Physiotherapy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Graduates of this double degree are usually highly sought after in private practice, hospitals,
                  of Dietetic Practice                            disease, or explore a career in research, food regulation and safety, product development,                   and Master of Musculoskeletal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      rehabilitation centres, health clinics and sporting organisations.
                                                                  nutrition promotion or public relations.                                                                     Physiotherapy
                                                                  Theoretical and clinical subjects prepare graduates for careers in areas such as podiatry and                                                       Graduates will be able to seek employment with sporting clubs (community and elite) and other
                  Bachelor of Applied Science and Master
                                                                  sports injury management, as well as in specialist fields such as foot and ankle surgery. Graduates          Graduate Diploma in Sports Analytics   sporting organisations involved in the performance analysis of athletes (e.g. institutes for sport and
                  of Podiatric Practice                           work in public and private practice, community health centres, hospitals and in academia.                                                           sports academies).
                                                                  Graduates may be eligible to register with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia. They may go on                                                     Graduates of this course will be able to seek employment with sporting clubs (community and elite)
                  Bachelor of Applied Science and Master
                                                                  to work in hospitals and sporting organisations, in preventative healthcare, in research, or in their        Master of Sports Analytics             and other sporting organisations involved in the performance analysis of athletes (e.g. institutes for
                  of Physiotherapy Practice                       own private practice.                                                                                                                               sport and sports academies).

                                          *This course is not VIT accredited and will not qualify you to become a teacher. If you wish to pursue a teaching career you will
                                            need to complete an additional qualification. Refer to the course entry on the La Trobe University website for further details
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6 | Undergraduate courses                                                                                            Sport Guide 2019     La Trobe University                                                                                                                                          Undergraduate courses | 7

         Undergraduate
         courses
          Course title                                                                   Campus/course code        Intake                  Prerequisites                                                                                         Duration                                     URL
                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other
          Bachelor of Business (Sport Development and Management)                        Bendigo (LBBSB)           Sem 1, Sem 2
                                                                                                                                           than EAL.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/sport-dev-mgmt-ba

                                                                                         Melbourne (LBBS)          Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer    VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other
          Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)                                                                                          than EAL.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/sport-mgmt-ba
                                                                                         Albury-Wodonga (LBBSW)    Sem 1, Sem 2

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
          Bachelor of Exercise Science                                                   Bendigo (HBESB)           Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/exercise-sci-ba
                                                                                                                                           Physical Education or Physics.*

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4 years full-time as accelerated
          Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Exercise Physiology                 Bendigo (HZESPB)          Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             (equivalent to 4.5 years full-time study).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              latrobe.edu.au/exercise-sci-phys-bama
                                                                                                                                           Physical Education or Physics.*

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
          Bachelor of Human Nutrition                                                    Melbourne (HBHN)          Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/human-nutrition-ba
                                                                                                                                           Physical Education or Physics.*

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
          Bachelor of Media and Communication (Sport Journalism)                         Melbourne (ABMC)          Sem 1, Sem 2
                                                                                                                                           than EAL.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/sport-journalism-ba

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other
          Bachelor of Outdoor Education                                                  Bendigo (EBOEB)           Sem 1
                                                                                                                                           than EAL.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/outdoor-ed-ba

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other
          Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation Education                                       Bendigo (EBOREB)          Sem 1
                                                                                                                                           than EAL.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/outdoor-rec-ed-ba

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of General
          Bachelor of Physical, Health and Outdoor Education                             Bendigo (EBPHOB)          Sem 1                   Mathematics or Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; and a study score              3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/phys-health-outdoor-ba
                                                                                                                                           of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL.

                                                                                                                                           VCE units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
          Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science                                        Melbourne (HBSES)         Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.   latrobe.edu.au/sport-exercise-sci-ba
                                                                                                                                           Physical Education, Health and Human Development, or Physics.*

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4 years full-time as accelerated
          Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics   Melbourne (HZPOTC)        Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             (equivalent to 4.5 years full-time study).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              latrobe.edu.au/sci-prosthetics-bama
                                                                                                                                           Physical Education or Physics.*

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other      4 years full-time as accelerated
          Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Dietetic Practice                    Melbourne (HZNDP)         Sem 1
                                                                                                                                           than EAL.*                                                                                            (equivalent to 4.5 years full-time study).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              latrobe.edu.au/sci-dietetics-bama

                                                                                                                                           VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4 years full-time as accelerated
          Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice                   Melbourne (HZLLPP)        Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             (equivalent to 4.5 years full-time study).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              latrobe.edu.au/sci-podiatry-bama
                                                                                                                                           Physical Education or Physics.*

                                                                                         Melbourne (HZPHPP)        Sem 1, Sem 2
                                                                                         Bendigo (HZPHPB)          Sem 1                   VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4 years full-time as accelerated
          Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice               Albury-Wodonga (HZPHPW)   Sem 1                   than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics,             (equivalent to 4.5 years full-time study).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              latrobe.edu.au/sci-physio-bama
                                                                                         Mildura (HZPHPM)          Sem 1                   Physical Education or Physics.*
                                                                                         Shepparton (HZPHPS)       Sem 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       *See online for a full list of entry requirements, including ATAR and non-Year 12 students

         WE OFFER

         A LEADING
         CAREER READY
                                                                                                                                          ‘Study provides me with an outlet from cricket
                                                                                                                                          and constantly focusing on my training and fitness.
                                                                                                                                          It’s extremely important to have a plan for life after

         PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                          sport, as a career as a professional sportsperson
                                                                                                                                          doesn't last forever.’

                                                                                                                                          Tayla Vlaeminck
                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice

         THAT DEVELOPS PROFESSIONAL,
         TECHNICAL AND SOFT SKILLS
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8 | Postgraduate courses                                                                                                                       Sport Guide 2019

         Postgraduate
         courses
          Course title                           Location/course code   Intake          Duration                             URL
          Master of Clinical Prosthetics and
                                                 Melbourne (HMCPO)      Sem 1           2 years full-time                    latrobe.edu.au/prosthetics-ma
          Orthotics

          Master of Dietetic Practice            Melbourne (HMDP)       Sem 1           2 years full-time                    latrobe.edu.au/dietetics-ma

                                                                                        1 year full-time as accelerated
          Master of Exercise Physiology          Bendigo (HMEPB)        Summer          (equivalent to 1.5 years full-time   latrobe.edu.au/exercise-phys-ma
                                                                                        study)

          Graduate Certificate in Sport                                                 0.5 years full-time or part-time
                                                 City (LCSM)            Sem 1                                                latrobe.edu.au/sport-mgmt-gc
          Management                                                                    equivalent

          Graduate Diploma in Sport                                     Sem 1, Sem 2,   1 year full-time or part-time
                                                 City (LGSM)                                                                 latrobe.edu.au/sport-mgmt-gd
          Management                                                    Summer          equivalent

          Master of Management                                          Sem 1, Sem 2,   2 years full-time or part-time
                                                 City (LMMSM)                                                                latrobe.edu.au/sport-mgmt-ma
          (Sport Management)                                            Sem 3           equivalent

          Graduate Certificate in
                                                 Melbourne (HCMP)       Sem 1           1-3 years part-time                  latrobe.edu.au/musc-physio-gc
          Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

          Master of Musculoskeletal              Melbourne (HMMSPC)     January
                                                                                        1-3 years part-time                  latrobe.edu.au/musc-physio-ma
          Physiotherapy                          Bendigo (HMMSPC)       January

                                                 Bendigo (HMPOD)        January
          Master of Physiotherapy Practice                                              2 years full-time                    latrobe.edu.au/physio-ma
                                                 Melbourne (HMPOD)      January

          Master of Podiatric Practice           Melbourne (HMPOD)      Sem 1           2 years full-time                    latrobe.edu.au/podiatry-ma

                                                                                        1 year full-time or part-time
          Graduate Diploma in Sports Analytics   City (HGSA)            Sem 1
                                                                                        equivalent
                                                                                                                             latrobe.edu.au/sports-analytics-gd

                                                                                        1.5 years full-time or part-time
          Master of Sports Analytics             City (HMSA)            Sem 1
                                                                                        equivalent
                                                                                                                             latrobe.edu.au/sports-analytics-ma

          Graduate Certificate in Sports
                                                 Melbourne (HCSP)       Sem 1           1-3 years part-time                  latrobe.edu.au/sports-physio-gc
          Physiotherapy

          Master of Sports Physiotherapy         Melbourne (HMSPH)      January         1-3 years part-time                  latrobe.edu.au/sports-physio-ma

          Master of Sports Physiotherapy
          and Master of Musculoskeletal          Melbourne (HZSPMY)     January         3-7 years part-time                  latrobe.edu.au/sports-musc-physio-ma
          Physiotherapy

                                                                                                 For a complete list of course prerequisites,
                                                                                                         please visit the relevant URL above

                                                                                                                                                                    ‘I decided to go into physiotherapy because I have a passion
                                                                                                                                                                    for sport and learning about the body. I was tossing up
                                                                                                                                                                    between physio and sport science. When I came to Open
                                                                                                                                                                    Day at La Trobe I learnt more about the course, and when I
                                                                                                                                                                    started, I loved it!’

                                                                                                                                                                    Anna Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice
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10 | Get involved                                                                                                                        Sport Guide 2019   La Trobe University                                                                                Get involved | 11

              Get
              involved

                    Sport is an important                    Learn to swim
                                                             We offer an extensive range
                    part of life at La Trobe.                of aquatic courses catering to
                    With a range of clubs,                   beginners all the way through to      ‘I was interested in a career in
                    you'll have the chance                   those looking to further develop      sport, and La Trobe offered a
                                                             their technique with qualified        business degree majoring in sport
                    to participate in sporting                                                     management. If you’re consider-
                                                             AUSTSWIM teachers.
                    events all year-round.                                                         ing representing Team La Trobe,
                                                             Clubs                                 you should definitely do it. You
                                                             We have 25 affiliated, student-run    will have the privilege of playing
                    Active on campus                         sporting clubs, offering everything   for La Trobe as well as making
                                                             from AFL to water polo. Joining a     lifelong friends.’
                    Team La Trobe
                                                             club provides great opportunities
                    Get fit, have fun and represent the
                                                             to meet and connect with other
                    University in runs, walks and bike                                             John Tran
                                                             people, become involved in new        Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
                    rides throughout the year. You’ll
                                                             activities, develop new skills and
                    receive free sportswear and access
                                                             improve your general health and
                    to the UniHub on race days, which
                                                             fitness.
                    includes massages, food and
                    drinks. It’s a great way to meet other   University Nationals
                    active people.                           Participating in University
                    All staff, students and alumni are       Nationals events is a great
                    welcome to join in events such           way to demonstrate your skills
                    as the MS Cycle, Run for the Kids,       and experience elite sports
                    Mothers’ Day Classic and the             competitions against other
                    Melbourne Marathon.                      universities across Australia.
                                                             The Nationals also provides an
                    Social sport competitions                opportunity to gain valuable
                    Get a team together and enter a          experience through volunteering
                    basketball, futsal, tennis or netball    in a range of sports management
                    competition. Open to individuals         positions.
                    and teams of all abilities.
                                                                                                   ‘I believe sport is the best outlet to
                                                                                                   relieve stress and have fun. You can
                                                                                                   become very focused on study and
                                                                                                   not actually give yourself a break.
                                                                                                   Sport encourages me to get out, be
                                                                                                   social and do something good for
                                                                                                   my health. For me, a healthy body
                                                                                                   equals a healthy mind’

                                                                                                   Danika Corless
                                                                                                   Bachelor of Applied Science and
                                                                                                   Master of Orthoptics

                                                                                                                                                                      Join a club

                                                                                                                                                                      yy   Aussie Rules      yy   Frisbee (Ultimate)   yy   Snowsports   yy   Touch Football
                                                                                                                                                                      yy   Badminton         yy   Fencing              yy   Soccer       yy   Volleyball
                                                                                                                                                                      yy   Baseball          yy   Hockey               yy   Squash       yy   Water Polo

1,100                                                                                     300
  OVER                                                                                     OVER                                                                       yy   Basketball        yy   Lacrosse             yy   Surfing      yy   Waterski and
                                                                                                                                                                      yy   Cricket           yy   Mountaineering       yy   Swimming          Wakeboard
                                                                                                                           STUDENTS                                   yy   Cheer and Dance   yy   Netball              yy   Taekwondo
                                                 STUDENTS                                                                  REPRESENT LA TROBE
                                                                                                                                                                      yy   Dive La Trobe     yy   Rowing               yy   Tennis
                                                 CURRENTLY REPRESENT                                                       AT UNIVERSITY
                                                 LA TROBE AFFILIATED                                                       NATIONALS SPORTING
                                                 SPORT CLUBS                                                               EVENTS EACH YEAR
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12 | Research sport                                                                             Sport Guide 2019   La Trobe University                                                                                                                         Our facilities | 13

                 Research                                                                                                                Our
                 sport                                                                                                                   facilities

                      La Trobe’s research                    yy partnering with Bowls                                                     La Trobe Sports Park                       Fitness centres                               yy Off-campus facilities including a
                                                                Australia and the Australian                                                                                                                                          hockey field and rowing club
                      into human movement                       Institute of Sport to explore                                             The first of its kind in Australia,        Improve your health and stay active
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   yy Rock climbing wall
                      and sport science has                     biomechanical predictors                                                  the La Trobe Sports Park will be a         with a range of activities at our
                                                                                                                                          unique environment to facilitate play,     campus fitness centres.                       yy Massage therapy
                      received the highest                      of bowling accuracy, to help
                                                                                                                                          performance, teaching and research
                                                                Australian lawn bowls players
                      possible rating of five                   and their coaches prepare for                                             in sport. It will enhance the capability   Melbourne Campus                              Bendigo Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   yy Fully-equipped gym
                      (well above world                         major sporting events                                                     of Victoria’s sport industry and train     yy Fully-equipped gym, fitness
                                                                                                                                                                                        assessments and personalised               yy Exercise studios for group exercise
                      standard) in the last                  yy helping Cricket Australia
                                                                                                                                          the next cohort of sport industry
                                                                                                                                                                                        training programs                             training
                                                                                                                                          professionals through a world-class
                      three Excellence in                       determine why bowlers
                                                                                                                                          student placement program.                 yy Group exercise studio and classes,         yy Exercise science facilities
                      Research for Australia                    get side strain and ankle
                                                                                                                                          The Sports Park has been developed            including Pilates, Body Pump, Yoga         yy Basketball court
                                                                injuries, and developing new
                      assessments.                              treatments to assist bowlers                                              with the support of Banyule City              and lots more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   yy Athletics track
                                                                                                                                          Council and will provide facilities        yy Twenty-five-metre heated indoor
                                                             yy working with The Australian                                                                                                                                        Albury-Wodonga Campus
                      Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation                                                                                  for use by the community and our              pool and deep water pit
                                                                Ballet to determine why                                                                                                                                            yy The Hangar Gym, a fully-equipped
                      is one of La Trobe's five key                                                                                       partners, including Carlton FC and         yy Multipurpose stadium including
                                                                injuries occur and how to                                                                                                                                             gym free for all La Trobe students
                      research areas. Our research is                                                                                     Melbourne City FC.                            basketball, badminton, volleyball and
                                                                prevent them.
                      helping elite athletes improve their                                                                                Our new facilities will offer:                indoor soccer facilities, in addition to   yy Soccer pitch
                      performance, changing sport                                                                                                                                       netball, tennis and squash courts
                      management practices, informing                                                                                     yy a six-court indoor highball stadium
                                                                                                                                                                                     yy Playing fields for football, soccer,
                      government policies, and helping                                                                                    yy a strength and conditioning                cricket and touch, and a baseball
                      Australians live longer and                                                                                            training facility                          diamond
                      stronger by combatting inactivity,                                                                                  yy world-class sport science
                      chronic disease and movement                                                                                           laboratories for biomechanics,
                      disorders.                                                                                                             exercise physiology, strength and
                                                                                                                                             conditioning, and sports analytics
                      Research that matters
                      We’re working with industry                                                                                         yy unique office space for sport
                      partners, government                                                                                                   organisations to work within
                      organisations and agencies, and                                                                                        a high-performance sport
                      national and international sport                                                                                       environment
                      organisations in research projects                                                                                  yy AFL/cricket oval and new pavilion
                      that are benefiting all Australians.                                                                                yy synthetic football (soccer) pitches
                      Some of our projects include:
                                                                                                                                          yy a baseball diamond.
                      yy working with the Australian
                         Football League (AFL) to                                                                                         Gait Lab
                         determine the risk factors
                                                                                                                                          The Gait Laboratory is a state-
                         and recovery associated with
                                                                                                                                          of-the-art research facility within
                         muscle and tendon injuries
                                                                                                                                          La Trobe’s Sport and Exercise
                                                                                                                                          Medicine Research Centre. It’s used
                                                                                                                                          to understand the structure and            Artist’s impressions of
                                                                                                                                          function of the musculoskeletal            La Trobe Sports Park.
                                                                                                                                          system, as well as the causes,
                                                                                                                                          prevention and treatment of
                                                                                                                                          musculoskeletal injuries and
                                                                                                                                          disease. The Gait Laboratory
                                                                                                                                          incorporates a Vicon 3D motion
                                                                                                                                          analysis system, multiple force
                                                                                                                                          platforms, GAITRite walkway,
                                                                                                                                          Neurocom Balance Master, Humac
                                                                                                                                          Dynameter, 3D foot scanner and
                                                                                                                                          plantar pressure analysis equipment
                                                                                                                                          (Matscan, Pedar and Emed).

                                                                                                                                          / Further information can be found at:
                                                                                                                                          	latrobe.edu.au/sport-and-exer-
                                                                                                                                            cise-medicine/facilities
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                 A university
                 for elite athletes

                     La Trobe University is a                Financial assistance
                                                             La Trobe elite athletes have the
                     member of the Elite Athlete
                                                             opportunity to apply for targeted
                     Friendly University (EAFU)              scholarships, subsidised intervarsity
                     Network established by                  representation and grants of up to
                     the Australian Sports                   $4,000 from the La Trobe Elite Athlete
                     Commission to identify,                 Support Fund.

                     promote and support                     The Elite Athlete Support Fund provides
                                                             annual grants towards the costs related
                     the unique needs of
                                                             to elite competition, including travel,
                     elite athletes studying                 accommodation and registration
                     at university.                          expenses.
                                                             Targeted scholarships are available
                     We are committed to providing elite                                                                                                                                          Jessica Adams
                                                             to elite athletes, including the                                                                                                     Bachelor of Applied Science and
                     student athletes with the support       Michael Malthouse Elite                                                                                                              Master of Physiotherapy Practice
                     they need to successfully combine
                                                             Sports Bursary and the Elite
                     their academic and sporting
                                                             Athlete Housing Scholarship.
                     pursuits through the La Trobe Elite
                     Athlete Program (LEAP).                 / For further information about
                                                             		 scholarships, please visit
                     La Trobe supports over 100 elite
                     athletes including Olympians,           		 latrobe.edu.au/scholarships
                     AFL players, swimmers, cyclists,
                                                             Bonus Point Entry Scheme
                     track and field athletes, cricketers,
                                                             This scheme is for students applying for
                     netballers and basketballers.                                                                                                                                                ‘The Elite Athlete Program
                                                             admission into a La Trobe undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                  strongly influenced my
                     Elite athlete support                   course via VTAC, who are classified
                                                                                                                                                                                                  decision to choose La
                     LEAP members are entitled to over       as elite athletes and can demonstrate
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Trobe, as I knew I would
                     $1,000 of in-kind benefits while        that their sporting commitments have
                                                                                                                                                                                                  be provided the flexibility
                     studying at La Trobe, including:        impacted on their VCE studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and support to balance
                     yy dedicated academic case              Eligible elite athletes can receive five                                                                                             my study and continue
                        management; assistance with          bonus points towards their aggregate                                                                                                 competing.’
                        enrolment, timetabling, flexible
                                                                                                        How to apply
                                                             score for admission to La Trobe.
                        assessment and alternative                                                                                                                                                Tom Hoogenraad
                        exam arrangements                    Applications open from August              STEP 1                                                                                    Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor
                                                             each year.                                 Check if you’re                                                                           of Science
                     yy support with cross-institutional
                                                                                                        eligible to apply
                        study and credit transfers           Eligibility
                     yy La Trobe University Sports Centre    Current and prospective domestic           STEP 2
                        membership                           students can apply for LEAP if they        Complete the online
                     yy official Elite Athlete Program       are competing at a national level of       application form
                        apparel                              competition and are endorsed by their
                                                             relevant sport governing body.             STEP 3
                     yy professional development events                                                 Submit your completed
                     yy exclusive benefits from our          / For further information about            form online along
                        industry partners                    		the La Trobe Elite Athlete              with your supporting
                     yy access to tailored career advice         Program, please visit                  documentation
                        and student wellbeing services.      		 latrobe.edu.au/sport/elite-athlete

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                                                                                                                                                                                          OVER

                                                                                                               AUSTRALIAN                                                ELITE ATHLETES
                                                                                                               REPRESENTATIVES ON                                        STUDYING A              ELITE ATHLETES
                                                                                                               THE ELITE ATHLETES                                        SPORT-RELATED           STUDYING AT
                                                                                                               PROGRAM                                                   DEGREE                  LA TROBE
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16 | Our campuses                                                                                                      Sport Guide 2019   La Trobe University                                                                                                                Our campuses | 17

             Our
                                                                                                                                                Mildura                              Shepparton                             Sydney                                 City
                                                                                                                                                Campus                               Campus                                 Campus                                 Campus

             campuses                                                                                                                           Mildura is a fantastic place         Our campus is located in               Our new $10 million Sydney             Our recently expanded
                                                                                                                                                to live, study, work and             the heart of Shepparton,               Campus is located in the               City Campus spans three
                                                                                                                                                play. The area boasts a              a large regional centre                heart of the CBD, close                levels, located in the heart
                                                                                                                                                strong arts community                that offers a relaxed and              to work and internship                 of Melbourne’s business
                                                                                                                                                and is also the gateway to           affordable lifestyle. With             opportunities and just                 district. The campus is
                                                                                                                                                the natural attractions of           strong community and                   minutes away from                      designed to help advance
                                                                                                                                                Mungo National Park and              industry links, we provide             shopping centres, vibrant              or relaunch your career
                                                                                                                                                Perry Sandhills. La Trobe            you with Work Integrated               cafe districts and the city’s          with postgraduate courses
                                                                                                                                                has strong ties to the local         Learning (WIL) opportunities           world-renowned icons.                  available in business, health
                                                                                                                                                community through industry           and a personalised study               With over 800 students,                and law, as well as our suite
                Our seven campuses across Victoria and New South Wales offer                                                                    partnerships and Work                experience. Our main                   the campus provides a                  of cybersecurity degrees.
                                                                                                                                                Integrated Learning (WIL)            campus building features               friendly and supportive                You’ll benefit from a
                a diverse mix of settings and experiences, from the bustling cafe                                                               opportunities, adding up             fantastic teaching, study and          community. We offer                    personalised, service-focused
                culture and nightlife of the capital cities to the beautiful landscapes                                                         to a personalised learning
                                                                                                                                                                                     communal meeting spaces,               a range of pathways as                 experience with modern
                                                                                                                                                                                     and a clinical learning unit           well as Bachelor’s and                 facilities and resources.
                and welcoming communities of our regional centres.                                                                              experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                     with highly advanced                   Master’s degrees.
                                                                                                                                                                                     teaching technologies.
                No matter which campus you choose, we’re committed to helping
                you achieve your academic and career goals in a supportive                                                                                          500+                                 700+                                    800+                                   800+
                                                                                                                                                                    STUDENTS                             STUDENTS                                STUDENTS
                environment with world-class facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STUDENTS

                               Melbourne                          Bendigo                           Albury-Wodonga
                               Campus                             Campus                            Campus
                                                                                                                                            Our education partners                                               La Trobe and Chisholm bring degrees to Melbourne’s southeast
                               Nestled among beautiful            With more than 5,000              Located on the banks of the             La Trobe University has teamed up with VET and TAFE providers        In a new and exciting partnership, La Trobe University and Chisholm Institute
                               parkland and waterways,            students, Bendigo is La Trobe’s   Murray River, Albury-Wodonga            around Australia to give you more opportunities to advance           have joined forces to unlock the potential within Melbourne’s southeast.
                               La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus        second-largest campus             is Australia’s largest inland           your learning and strengthen your career options – all with the      Chisholm offers a range of La Trobe degrees and pathways including
                               is one of Australia’s largest.     and the region’s largest          regional centre. This thriving
                                                                                                                                            flexibility of studying in your region.                              accounting, information technology, healthcare (nursing foundation),
                               Students from around the           provider of higher education.     region provides a range of
                               world take advantage of            Located close to the Bendigo                                                                                                                   community services and early learning – with more to be announced this year.
                                                                                                    employment, cultural and                / Learn more:
                               state-of-the-art facilities,       CBD and with a choice of          sporting opportunities,                     latrobe.edu.au/edu-partners                                      / Learn more:
                               including our new Donald           more than 50 degrees, the         making it a great place to                                                                                       latrobe.edu.au/at-chisholm
                               Whitehead Building, the            campus provides you with          live and study. With easy
                               La Trobe Institute for Molecular   the perfect place to live         access to university-wide                       Parking
                               Science and our very own           and learn. The campus is          resources and personalised
                               Wildlife Sanctuary. Within         currently undergoing a $50        support from staff, you’ll                      Tram                                                         La Trobe Online: study that fits your lifestyle
                               the campus is a vibrant            million upgrade, so you’ll        have everything you need
                               community, bustling with           benefit from world-class          to succeed.                                     Train
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 At La Trobe Online, we understand life can get busy. That’s why we offer flexible
                               cafes, restaurants, a cinema       learning facilities as you                                                        Bus                                                          online learning that allows you to fit study around your other commitments –
                               and a multi-level library.         prepare for your future career.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 whether that’s work, family or social life.
                                                                                                                                                    Bike friendly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Our online courses and subjects are designed in collaboration with our
                                                                                                                                                    Cafes                                                        academic staff, so you’ll benefit from their expertise and real-world experience.
                                               27,000+                              5,000+                               800+                       Clubs and societies                                          Choose from a range of Bachelor’s degrees including business, marketing,
                                                     STUDENTS                          STUDENTS                          STUDENTS                                                                                management, information technology, early learning, and food and nutrition.
                                                                                                                                                    Sports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 / Explore our range of degrees:
                                                                                                                                                    On-campus accommodation                                          online.latrobe
Melbourne | 5 August | 10am–4pm
             Bendigo | 26 August | 10am–3pm
          Albury-Wodonga | 12 August | 10am–2pm
             Shepparton | 3 August | 3pm–7pm
              Mildura | 15 August | 3pm–7pm
               Sydney | 30 August | 4pm–7pm

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